BMC Sports

12/08/2021

Squat-Proof Workout Pants

On the lookout for a new pair of workout leggings that won’t need replacing after two uses? Almost everywhere has jumped on the legging bandwagon after they became a staple in just about every woman’s wardrobe in recent years.  However, no matter if you are a keen fitness enthusiast who needs a supportive pair of gym pants, or just looking for a pair of comfortable leggings to do the daily runaround in, you should always look for quality to last longer. Here are some of the best gym leggings to... Read More

06/05/2021

Top 5 Best Women’s Running Shoes

  With summer fast approaching and the light nights well and truly settled in, more of us will be getting back out on the streets and running. Whether you’re a total novice or in training for one of the many races that will hopefully be going ahead this summer, one sure fire way of ensuring running success is by kitting yourself out with a top-quality pair or running shoes. At BMC Sports, we are proud of the immense range of performance and running shoes we have available, to suit runners... Read More

19/03/2021

Tips for Keeping Safe when Running Alone

Following recent tragic news stories, there is a spotlight currently being shone on women’s safety in the streets and the precautions women often need to take in order to feel safe when out on their own. Unfortunately, there are many recollections of women experiencing cat-calls, heckling and lewd advances when out running, so knowing which precautions to take is essential for girls and women, especially when running alone. Time and Place Running by yourself can be a therapeutic form of exercise to help clear your mind and relieve stress. However,... Read More

16/02/2021

How to Start Running (and stick at it): A Beginner’s Guide

So you’ve made your new year resolutions and this year, you’ll definitely stick to them, right? With this simple to follow guide, we’re here to help you get started with running and more importantly, stick to it.  Why Running? Running is one of the most effective cardio workouts you can do, as well as offering a number of benefits for your mental and physical well being. As a low entry level workout, absolutely anyone can get running. Whether you’re a total beginner, returning to exercise after a break or just... Read More

16/04/2020

No Gym Needed: 5 Home Workouts to try during Lockdown

With gyms and leisure centres being closed as a result of the Coronavirus, it doesn’t mean you have to hit pause on your fitness regime.  Whether you want to keep up with your regular workout routine or just want to use the extra downtime to increase your general fitness levels, we’ve compiled some simple ways you can bring the gym home. So, put on your trainers, find some open space and get going! Yoga For those looking for a light workout that also helps to keep the stress and anxiety... Read More

18/10/2019

Accessories to Help Ease the 26.2 Miles! – KBC Dublin Marathon

Are you gunning for that fancy piece of bronzeware that depicts the Ha’penny Bridge for the 40th anniversary of the Dublin Marathon?  Need a bit of help to settle the nerves and get your raceplan into place?  We’ve got you covered with our range of useful running accessories which might help you get over that line on Merrion Square with a smile! 1.Garmin GPS Running Watch Tracking your run is essential to show that you are keeping a steady pace and to help motivate you throughout your run. Our range... Read More

15/04/2019

Choosing the right running shoe for you!

“I need a good running shoe, what is the best one?”. The most common question we get asked in-store here at Brian Mc Cormick Sports, and a hard one to answer quickly without getting technical about it. We have nearly 200 pairs of running shoes from 8 different running brands so you can understand how it is hard for us to answer your question outright. We understand that choosing the right running shoe is a difficult task if you don’t know what you’re looking for. So to answer your question,... Read More

10/04/2019

Top tips to get you through the Donegal Women’s Mini Marathon

  Whether you are going to run, jog, walk or crawl your way around the Finn Valley this Sunday the 14th for the first ever Donegal Women’s Mini Marathon hosted by Excel Sports, we are here to give you to top tips on surviving the 10k route!!! Eat the right pre-race meal – You don’t want to be hitting the start line for your 10k run on an empty stomach and on the same point the 10K is not long enough to require any mid-race fueling, so you must eat... Read More

21/03/2019

Top 10 Gifts for the Sports Mum this Mother’s Day!

            Do you want to win the “Best Child of the Year Award” on the 31st March? Then some of these amazing Mother’s Day gift ideas might increase your chances!   Garmin vivosmart 3 If your mum is always on the go, then she would love this Garmin vivosmart 3 activity tracker! Think about it – she can track how much fitter she is getting by running around crazy after her children, winning! It tracks steps, intensity minutes & calories burned and it monitors stress... Read More

21/02/2019

Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit – Tech Sheet

  It’s time to fly. Achieve record-breaking speed with the Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit running shoes. These runners feature a full Flyknit breathable upper and a carbon-fiber plate mid-sole which helps propel you forward as you run, letting you go that extra mile. These runners are an extremely similar, much more affordable version of the Nike Vaporfly 4% worn by Eliud Kipchoge when he broke the world marathon record finishing under 2 hours.     What’s new? In comparison to the previous Nike Zoom Fly, this model features a full... Read More