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Leggings Lifestyle: My Fighting Life With MMA Star Dee Begley

Leggings Lifestyle: My Fighting Life With MMA Star Dee Begley

June 14, 2018 5 min read

There has been an explosion of interest in Martial Arts, MMA in particular, thanks to the meteoric rise of Conor McGregor. Looking in from the outside, one of the most captivating elements of Conor McGregor’s journey has been his determination to go after his dream. Someone else who is currently on the ascent and well on her way to realising her fighting dream is Kickboxing and MMA Star - Dee Begley.
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What Are KeepCups? - All You Need To Know

What Are KeepCups? - All You Need To Know

June 13, 2018 3 min read

This week, we are delighted to announce that our G+C KeepCups are finally back in stock. It’s been a long time coming and we’re so excited that they are back.

We have been getting lots of requests for KeepCups but also receiving a lots of questions about them - “What are KeepCups?”, “Should I start using KeepCups?”, “By using them am I saving the world?”, “Does using KeepCups make me better than non-users?!”

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Hoodies in the Wild and Building Community

Hoodies in the Wild and Building Community

April 27, 2018 3 min read

One of the real pleasures we’ve experienced as a company is seeing the growth of ‘Hoodies in the Wild’.

We had a few goals when we started out in business. We set out to build a community around an idea. To inspire people to make life richer. To help champion this new activity-based culture we felt so passionate about. We were also committed to designing quality clothing that would encourage real living. ‘Hoodies in the Wild’ is something that brings it all together.

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People of Hoodies in the Wild - The Bali Balance

People of Hoodies in the Wild - The Bali Balance

April 25, 2018 3 min read

This photo was sent to us in December by @suzanne_choi86. It was taken as Mt Argung erupted in Bali, Indonesia. A really incredible image. Suzanne was there in her Red Fleck Lite Hoodie to see it all happen. We caught up with Suzanne, who works in Accounting and Tax in Dublin, to find out what brought her to Bali. Her story really inspired us...
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KIKO MATTHEWS

KIKO MATTHEWS

November 29, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration:

Kiko is an inspiring woman who we have been lucky enough to continuously collaborate with as she prepares to be the fastest woman ever to row solo across the Atlantic.


Where?

London, UK

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UPSIDE COFFEE

UPSIDE COFFEE

October 23, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration:

Since Day 1 we have been delighted to continuously collaborate with Jamie in Upside on all thing coffee related, from training us on the machine, to roasting our very first ‘G+C beans.



Where?

Dublin, Ireland

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BECCA GILLEN

BECCA GILLEN

October 12, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration:

Becca lead our 7th #SummerStretch  where, accompanied by Sarah Moloney, the duo took to Sandymount Beach in Dublin and led a circuit class that combined cardio and strength moves to help lose fat and build muscle.

Where?

Dublin, Ireland

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LIZ COSTIGAN

LIZ COSTIGAN

October 03, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration:

Liz's positive outlook on life shone brightly as she led our 8th #SummerStretch in the gorgeous surroundings of the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Liz lead an outdoor vinyasa class which began with a grounding meditation to create connection and calm, followed by dynamic and fun yoga flow to get your body moving and happy

Where?

Dublin, Ireland

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CROSSFIT NAVITAS

CROSSFIT NAVITAS

October 03, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration

Crossfit Navitas hosted one of our Summer Stretch series where co-founder Rob Sweeney took to the streets combining a mixture of general exercises, basic crossfit movements and a partner workout all surrounded by the graffitied walls of Dublin.

Where

Dublin, Ireland

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CONOR REYNOLDS

CONOR REYNOLDS

October 02, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration:

Freestyle soccer champ Conor joined us at Wellfest showing off his skills to the big crowds around our G+C tent.

Where?

Dublin, Ireland

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BILLY O'REGAN

BILLY O'REGAN

October 02, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration:

Charming Billy lead our Summer Stretch in Fitzgerald’s Park in Cork where a huge turnout of our community were put through their paces with a nice mixture of individual and partner workouts with a variety of cardio and bodyweight exercises.

 

Where?

Cork, Ireland

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JODY CROSBIE

JODY CROSBIE

October 02, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration:

Jody kicked off our Summer Stretch series with a fun class for all levels of fitness ranging from bodyweight movements to high intensity partner workouts.

Where?

Dublin, Ireland

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IAN MORLEY

IAN MORLEY

September 29, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration

Ian closed out our Summer Stretch series with a brilliant morning in Bray with team based workouts for all fitness levels.

Where?

Wicklow, Ireland

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CARLA ROBERTS

CARLA ROBERTS

September 28, 2017 2 min read

Collaboration

Carla rocked a POUND class during our Summer Stretch series introducing our community to new way of working out using drumsticks, great music and a whole lot of moving!

Where

Dublin, Ireland

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JULIE B YOGA

JULIE B YOGA

September 21, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration

Julie lead our second Summer Stretch teaching the class the strong physical practice of yoga with mindfulness, breathing techniques and body awareness. She also gave our community the opportunity to experience HotPod Yoga before it even launched!


Where

Dublin, Ireland

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THE LO-CAL KITCHEN

THE LO-CAL KITCHEN

September 01, 2017 1 min read

Collaboration:

Steve and his team at the lo cal kitchen kept our G+C community hydrated providing healthy juices at a number of our Summer Stretch events.

Where?

Dublin, Ireland

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#SummerStretch: Number 1

#SummerStretch: Number 1

May 27, 2017 1 min read

We're excited to announce that the first of our #SummerStretch series will take place on Sunday May 28th, at 10am in Bushy Park, Terenure, Dublin.

The first of the series will be a group personal training session and will be lead by PT and Gym+Coffee ambassador Jody Crosbie. Jody will be there along with the Gym+Coffee crew to help get people moving and have some fun.
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Chapter 2: Why Coffee?

Chapter 2: Why Coffee?

January 26, 2017 2 min read

To us, coffee represents so much more than just a caffeine kick to start the day. From visiting and working in cafes all around the world we have witnessed first hand how the coffee culture has grown in recent years. While it’s great to get a hot drink, going for a coffee is so much more than that.
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Chapter 1: Our journey from a thought to launching a brand

Chapter 1: Our journey from a thought to launching a brand

January 17, 2017 3 min read

Tomorrow, we will officially launch Gym+Coffee. Needless to say, we are incredibly nervous. We are asking ourselves so many questions: what if it launches and nothing? What if it takes off? What if we’ve got it completely wrong? 
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