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Toning tables help to improve posture

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If you're feeling stiff and unmotivated, are suffering from a loss of mobility, have a sore back, neck, shoulders, or knees - then look no further than toning tables.

Try an induction session and decide for yourself if it's suitable. They have many uses from weight loss and control, to posture correction and maintenance. During the beginning of your programme you will notice a relaxing and softening effect on your body, then the blood flow increases giving you the feel good factor of movement as endorphins release. The action of the toning tables is to re-educate the muscles, and help flush out toxins through movement.

The benefits speak for themselves; regular toning table sessions result in the pelvis, back muscles, rib cage and shoulders being re-educated and re-aligned. This in turn results in improved posture.

You'll soon notice improved health, physique, increase in mobility, and an overall feeling of wellness in yourself, and also your clothes will be fitting better! Elimination of aches and pains is often reported. Learn to relax overused muscles and tighten underused muscles through the equal stimulation of the deeply positioned control muscles. Tone and tighten your stomach and the all-important pelvic floor muscles.

There are six different toning tables, each one works on the pelvic floor and core/stomach muscles. We also have the tummy and bum table, tummy and thigh tables, tummy and upper body, posture pullover bed which works on the upper neck and shoulder, tummy and pelvic floor muscles. It's never too late to work on the pelvic floor muscle..... it's an area that can be forgotten, but is extremely important for health overall as well as confidence.

One of the most popular toning tables is the stretching table. It's used to strengthen and tighten muscles and midriff areas. Arms and lower back are strengthened, bust line and ribcage too, creating an improved beautiful configuration of the body. Improved posture and shoulder flexibility is also achieved.

For more information or to book your induction please call Jill on 064 6632966.

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County Board open to GAA museum proposals

By Sean Moriarty The Kerry County GAA Board said it would operate “an open door policy” for any plans to build a GAA museum in the county. There have been talks at a political level to build such a museum in Kerry with political rivals in Killarney and Tralee both pushing for it to be built […]

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By Sean Moriarty

The Kerry County GAA Board said it would operate “an open door policy” for any plans to build a GAA museum in the county.

There have been talks at a political level to build such a museum in Kerry with political rivals in Killarney and Tralee both pushing for it to be built in their home town.

Before he retired from politics in April, Michael Gleeson was campaigning to build a GAA and cultural museum on the grounds of Fitzgerald Stadium.

His campaign goes back several years before the recession set in, with a €0.5 million bridging loan secured from Croke Park along with funding from Fáilte Ireland. That funding was lost with the onset of the recession before 2010.

Tim Murphy, the outgoing chairman of the Kerry County Board, has confirmed to the Killarney Advertiser that no approaches have been made to the County Board at executive level during his five year stint at the helm.

However, he said the Board would be open to such approaches provided there is sound financial planning behind the project in place.

“The first and most important aspect is the capital funding and my understanding is there needs to be Fáilte Ireland funding in place first,” he told the Killarney Advertiser. “If it gets up and running, there needs to be very clear talks with all stakeholders so everyone knows each others expectations. A museum attracts footfall, but it costs a lot of money to run. We would offer an open door policy to all proposals but funding, first from a capital point of view and then from an operational point of view, will need to be in place.”

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Loreto pupils are happy to help save the planet

By Michelle Crean School pupils are fast becoming the next generation of environmentalists thanks to a brand new litter-picking campaign. Happy to help save the planet one bit of litter at a time are the children from Scoil Bhríde, Loreto NS, who are currently partaking in the Picker Pal Programme. It’s all about taking on […]

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By Michelle Crean

School pupils are fast becoming the next generation of environmentalists thanks to a brand new litter-picking campaign.

Happy to help save the planet one bit of litter at a time are the children from Scoil Bhríde, Loreto NS, who are currently partaking in the Picker Pal Programme.

It’s all about taking on a litter-picking adventure in their local area as well as learning songs, reading storybooks, filling in activity books while witnessing that their real-world actions are making a positive difference and inspiring others to join the movement.

Picker Pals is a unique primary school programme that gives children the tools and motivation to become the next generation of environmentalists, teacher Claire O’Meara explained.

“The Picker Pal Programme is a fantastic initiative and will go a long way to raise awareness of the impact litter has on our environment,” she told the Killarney Advertiser.

Real litter-picking is motivated by a Picker Pack made from upcycled dinghy sails and containing adult and child litter-picking tools, gloves, hi-vis vests and safety information.

“This pack is then taken home by a different pupil every week. That child takes their adult on a litter-picking adventure. The children then tell the story of their litter-picking adventures through art and writing. Raising awareness is an essential part of the solution to littering. Picker Pals gives young people the tools and positive motivation to steward their local environment and make the world a better place.”

The programme, run by environmental NGO VOICE Ireland, is funded by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications and various local authorities across Ireland.

Now in its third year of operation, over one thousand schools all across Ireland will be taking part in the Picker Pals programme this year. In Kerry, 29 schools are taking part, and Scoil Bhríde, Loreto is delighted to be included, she added.

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