VHItality seminar for Castlebar

Vhitality Seminar for Castlebar


GMIT Castlebar was the venue recently for a unique health information
evening – Vhitality – hosted by Vhi Healthcare and the Ladies
Gaelic Football Association. The evening consisted of a number
of presentations by a host of experts kicking off with Philip
Phelan, www.vhi.ie Fitness Expert, offering tips on avoiding overtraining
and burnout as well as practical information on sports performance.

Nuala Collins, www.vhi.ie Nutrition Expert, focused on optimum
foods for sporting activities whilst Vhi’s stress expert, Karen
Belshaw offered an interesting slot on pre-match psychology and
how to manage pre-match nerves some tips to handle any tensions
before a game. The event was well attended by the main clubs with
strong representation from Breaffy, Claremorris, Mary Davitts,
Knockmore, Swinford and Castlebar clubs. Connacht President, Mary
Quinn welcomed everyone on the night and Vhi Healthcare were represented
by John Quinn who manages the Galway Office.

Just some of the comments from those attending on the night included:-
– “Great help for sportspeople” – “All speakers were excellent,
giving very helpful tips that can be used in everyday life” –
“it would be great to have this for all county teams” – “Learned
a lot on how to improve my personal fitness and nutritional status”
– “very good, learned a great deal. Very practical Tips. – “Very
Interesting and Enjoyable”

The Vhitality series has been created by Vhi Healthcare specifically
for LGFA. Last week’s event was the fourth event to date with
previous seminars in Dublin, Cork, and Belfast to date.

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