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Pauric Grimes

PgThePt: Don’t make these mistakes in the off-season

Mark Bradley’s season ended with Killyclogher’s shock senior championship first-round defeat to Pomeroy

WITH each weekend of Championship football that goes by the dream gets a little closer for some, and the season wraps on early for others.

With that in mind, Pauric Grimes has taken a look at some of the most common off-season mistakes to avoid.

One of which is ‘missing the point’. Off-season training should be about becoming a better athlete. While your bench or vertical might increase, your focus needs to be broader.

Focus on overall improvement, using your workouts to become stronger, more agile and better conditioned. Focusing on athleticism will help those sport-specific skills in the long-term.

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Pauric Grimes wants athletes to adopt a year-round approach to their fitness.

Pauric Grimes says that a different approach to pre season training in the GAA is needed.

Pauric Grimes explains what your priority should be at this time of the year.