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10-minute ‘core and cardio’ workout for January 

Boost fitness, reduce back pain, strengthen abs… if your New Year resolutions included all three of those, you’re probably wondering how to squeeze them into an already busy week. Fitness expert Laura Williams says most people struggle to assign different fitness goals to multiple workouts: “People are pushed for time as it is,” she explains. “And however sincere you are when you make those exercise promises, life is life. With an unsustainable exercise routine, work, family and socialising will elbow those sweat minutes right off the timetable.”

Brian Brammeld

Belfast dad Brian Brammeld tried many times to stop drinking but just couldn't - 'It broke my heart telling my family but eventually I got to grips with it and I love Christmas now' 

The festive season can be an especially tough time for those with an alcohol addiction. In a powerful interview, Claire O'Boyle talks to Brian Brammeld (55), a dad-of-four and painter and decorator from west Belfast, who stopped drinking five years ago after a battle with alcohol that lasted for many years. Brian says:


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