Through Dedication Success Will Come

Setting new goals, starting a new sport, or committing to being the best you can be is an exciting time. However, sometimes it stops there. Over the years, I’ve developed a few strategies that have worked for me when achieving my goals. These strategies have also worked for the many clients here at Focus on Fitness.

Your performance is determined not only by your ability but also, most importantly, by your attitude and motivation. If we learn to change our approach when we are struggling to achieve something, then surrendering does not have to be an option. A key concept to success is dedication. Dedication is critical to achieving your goals. Persistence and follow through will see you progress and achieve that desired outcome.

Check out the services I offer as a Triathlon, Ironman and Endurance Coach at Focus on Fitness. You can also contact me, Martin Kirwan, if you want to get started and make a positive change to your health and lifestyle.


Train Hard, Race Easy…

Triathlon/ Ironman Coaching

The numbers participating in Triathlons and Ironman Events is increasing year on year. They are an excellent way for athletes of all fitness levels and backgrounds to push their bodies to new limits and test their abilities.

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Club Training

Focus on Fitness offers club training services, from talks on training, to full weekend training camps. Let me know what your requirements are and we can work together on a programme specific to your clubs sport.

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Training Camps

Every year Focus on Fitness takes a trip to Lanzarote for a weeks triathlon training, finished with the Volcano Triathlon. Find out more about our next trip.

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Cycle Trips

Focus on Fitness organises and facilitates cycle trips to the continent. This years trip is to the Pyrenees. Find out more about our cycle trips here.

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If you are looking to increase your fitness levels and reach your goals, Martin is the man for you.

David Connolly

The best thing about working with Martin is that he clearly remembers what it was like to start from scratch and because of this he understands what you are going through and is there to support you through it all.

Brian Jacob

I know without a doubt that I would not have achieved a fraction of what I have without Martin’s support and guidance.

Katie Ryan

I have been told at the track that we run so well together it appears like we are one person running.

Amanda Crotty

I heard of Martin through a friend and cannot speak highly enough of the motivation, encouragement and self-belief he has instilled in me.

Tony Hughes

Through Martins personal involvement in my training, observing and tweaking elements as the year went on, my 2015 season consisted of me consistently knocking 7-8 minutes and sometimes more.

Seamus Wall

Whats special about training with Martin is that regardless of how many people he is training he has a massively individual approach and takes into account each persons level of fitness/performance, goals, challenges and balancing training with everyday life.

Kate Nolan

What Focus on Fitness offers is a ‘unique’ package, tailored to individual needs, combining Experience, Knowledge, Commitment, Time and above all Patience!

Siobhán Kennedy

For anyone looking to improve their Running, Cycling or just to get direction and focus in training I have no doubt that with Martin’s help you can achieve your goal.

Ger Nolan

I would recommend anybody to try focus on fitness it’s changed me for the better in so many ways.

Nigel O'Sullivan

I am absolutely delighted to have completed my first Half Ironman, the biggest event I have ever done!

Siobhán Keating

Transitioning from Indoor Cycling to Road Cycling

This is the first week that we can now cycle any where within our county. Is everyone else as excited as I am?? Over the last 3 months, many of us brought our Spring cycling training back indoors due to Covid-19 restrictions. We worked hard on the turbo trainer to keep our fitness levels up,...

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Keeping Motivated

It was great to speak with Ciara Losty, Sports Psychologist, last week to get some advice on getting through this strange time. With the lockdown being extended to May 5th, here are a few simple, but effective tips to help you through this time. Focus on what you can control With so much going on...

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5 Cycle Routes in the South East of Ireland

Looking for a change of scenery for your weekend rides? Sick of the same routes time and time again? I have compiled 5 cycle routes in the South East of Ireland for you to try.

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