Simple Scientific Fitness. Burn Fat. Build Muscle. Get Healthy! The Murphy METs Programme

Simple Scientific Fitness. Burn Fat. Build Muscle. Get Healthy! The Murphy METs Programme
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Marie Murphy designed, developed and implemented the ‘Murphy (METs) Programme’ a physical activity programme for prevention/recurrence of disease. She is an exercise & nutrition specialist and former Irish Olympian marathon runner.

This 12 week resistance training course with Marie is specifically designed to be safe for people with chronic diseases for example: cancer, osteoporosis, or diabetes. The ‘Murphy (METs) Programme’ is designed to suit all levels of fitness and most chronic conditions, even those who have never exercised previously. Example: Those at risk of falls, respiratory, musculoskeletal and depression. The type of equipment used is free weights (dumbbells).

The ‘Murphy (METs) Programme’ involves conditioning, strengthening, and endurance phases. Participants are encouraged to exercise at a level that has been determined on an individual basis. The focus of the programme is to improve flexibility, balance, co-ordination, mobility, strength, musculoskeletal function, bone density and confidence, in addition to having an impact on cardiovascular fitness, weight management and psychosocial wellbeing.

This programme was acknowledged by the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) 2012.

2 time slots available each Saturday: 14:45-15:45 or 16:00-17:00

About the author: Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa opened The elbowroom in February 2003. Mother to Tuilelaith and Sean, director of The elbowroom and with a crew of over 35 staff, she is a busy bee. Lisa leads a team committed to bringing health and vitality to all of her clients. Lisa currently teaches in our yoga training programs, pregnancy yoga and mum and baby yoga. Lisa works hard developing healthy food choices for Graze Canteen @ The elbowroom. She specialises paediatric and pregnancy with workshops, yoga therapy and craniosacral therapy.

The elbowroom has an extensive range of classes for all ages and abilities. We offer such an eclectic mix to enable you to find something that will suit you. If you need any advice, please contact our class advisor who can point you in the right direction.