Southside Fitness

  • The Liberties 4 Mile (6,43km approx) Run, and The Southside Fitness Crew 17-7-2019
  • The Liberties 4 Mile (6,43km approx) Run, and The Southside Fitness Crew 17-7-2019
  • The Liberties 4 Mile (6,43km approx) Run, and The Southside Fitness Crew 17-7-2019
  • SSF Sunday Morning Run, and coffee in Hazel House Cafe 14-7-2019
  • SSF Sunday Morning Run, 14-7-2019
  • SSF Circuit Training 2-6-2019
  • SSF Circuit Training 2-6-2019
  • SSF Circuit Training 2-6-2019
  • Circuit Training half time break, 2-6-2019
  • Circuit Training half time break, 2-6-2019
  • Circuit Training half time break, 2-6-2019
  • Sunday Morning run 30-6-2016
  • SSF Circuit Training May 2019
  • Sunday Run 2-6-2019
  • Thursday Circuit Training 11-6-2019.
  • Sunday morning run from the Hazel House cafe June 2019
  • SSF Sun Morning run 9-6-2019.
  • SSF Sun Morning run 9-6-2019 Pine Forest
  • SSF Sun Morning run 9-6-2019 Pine Forest.
  • Sunday Morning Run 2-6-2019 Pine Forest
  • Circuit Training Thursday 2-5-2019.
  • Circuit Training Tuesday 5-3-2019.
  • Marley Park Sunday morning 24-2-2019.
  • All ages , lots of variety, progressions and adaption for all fitness levels
  • New 2018 Start. January 9th Circuit Training.
  • Many of the 'Summer 2018' Southside Fitness crew still enjoying their hard work !
  • Thursday evening Circuit Training June 2019.

Circuit Class Timetable

  • Tuesday 7-8pm, St Colmcilles C. school @ 6 euro per class
  • Thursday 7-8pm, Knocklyon C.Centre @ 6 euro per class
  • Saturday  10am to 11am in Knocklyon C. Centre @ 7 euro per class


Visitor Count 213,167


Qualifications & Programmes

LATEST CLASS NEWS 27-6-2019 ***Next 3 classes: Saturday morning 13th from 10-11am in Knocklyon Community Centre. Tuesday 16th (outdoor) in St Colmcilles Community School from 7-8pm, and Thursday 18th, from 7-8pm in Knocklyon Community Centre.


Example: If participating in two circuit training classes per and running for 30 minutes, 2-3 times per week, at a medium to high intensity, and wondering why you’re not feeling as strong as you should be, you’re diet could be lacking a sufficient quantity of protein. You could add some whey protein as a supplement to your regular meals.

Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Whey Protein can help build and sustain muscle tissue quicker and more efficiently, alongside a regular diet.

                                                       SOUTHSIDE FITNESS HALL OF FAME, 2011 TO JULY 2019

HOW TO USE THE WEBSITE FOR INFO ON EXERCISE, FITNESS, WEIGHT LOSS, DIET, INJURIES etc. LOOK FOR THE ‘Categories’ or ‘Tags’ on the home page. Click on a Word/topic you may be interested in. e.g. If you click on the word ‘Fitness‘ under the list headed Category or Tags, you’ll find approximately 20 research-based posts on the topic of Fitness, 29 under Exercise Info, 8 under Weight Loss, 8 under Diet, 7 under Injuries, etc, etc, and also some downloads associated with topics like food-plans and more. Click on the word Previous with an Arrow pointing to the left at the bottom of the page, for other posts on the subject matter.


Qualifications & Programmes

  • Advanced Health and Exercise Specialist, University of Limerick.
  • Member of E.R.E.P.S. European Register of Exercise Professionals, No 2897
  • Pilates and Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • Advanced Personal Trainer
  • Individual & Group Exercise Programmes
  • Active Ageing Specialist
Christine O Callaghan

DATE: 12-6-2019

“I joined Southside Fitness Circuits classes in 2016 as I was looking to find an exercise class locally that suited me and I wanted to start exercising regularly again without having to join a gym.  I’d had two children and I had barely exercised for over 7 years aside from occasional walks.  I found the classes were really beneficial from the start and are a great way of helping me to control my weight whilst at the same time improving my overall fitness and wellbeing.  The classes are at times that suit me in the evenings and on Saturdays so I find I can attend them easily and fit them in around my work and family life commitments.   The exercises are varied in each class and include a full body workout so the classes are always different and this keeps it interesting.   The classes include a mixture of cardio and strength exercises and are rotated from one circuit station to the next.   Dave is very encouraging and helps me and everyone along during the class to make sure we are getting the most out of the exercises and ensures we are doing them correctly.  The classes are suitable to a wide variety of ages and fitness levels and are a great way of meeting new people, toning up and getting fit.  I regularly attend the classes since I joined and they are now part of my weekly routine and help me keep a balanced lifestyle.   I have met lots of new people and friends through Southside Fitness and there is a great group of people there every week.    I would highly recommend Southside Fitness to anyone looking to join a great exercise class in the Knocklyon area for both the social and fitness benefits.”

 Christine O’Callaghan,  Dalriada, Knocklyon Dublin.


Gill Redmond
Date: 24-6-2019

“I joined Southside Fitness 8 years ago and thoroughly enjoy the weekly variety; challenges that are set; the social atmosphere and all of the many health tips that you get from each class.  Dave is very invested in each and every individual that attends his classes and ensures that you get the most out of them.  The people that attend range in age from teenagers to people in their 60’s and everyone is there for a different reason be it to lose weight or to improve fitness levels.  The classes aid both, and Dave will always encourage everyone to work to their own level of fitness and capability.  Each week there is a mixture of cardio and strength exercises which allows you to achieve a full body workout. There is always a very welcoming atmosphere in the classes and it is quite social with weekly runs organised and coffee after, hikes, Christmas drinks and awards.  I would highly recommend Southside Fitness”

Gill Redmond, Woodstown, Knocklyon, Dublin.



Joe Duggan, 2016
I have been attending Southside Fitness training classes for over 4 years and having tried various gyms and classes and this is the best. At 58 my fitness level is probably better now than it has been for 25 years. The class is always interesting as Dave varies the exercises and sequence of exercises and explains the techniques and benefits. Regular fitness assessment is also a feature of the class. Dave has also introduced a social element by organising weekend walks,runs and an end of year get together.

Highly recommended.
Joe Duggan
Orlagh Grove,
Knocklyon, Dublin
Tracy Brady, 2016
In the beginning I was anxious about joining circuit training as I hadn’t exercised in 6 years. This need not have been the case. From day one I found the classes open and friendly while also pushing me to exercise hard. With my close friends wedding fast approaching, I gave myself 9 months to get in shape. I pushed myself to my limits, initially it was 1 class a week, then 2 and finally 3. Going from 10.6lbs to 9.2lbs I was feeling great about myself for the occasion. Not only did I look better, I felt better and healthier than ever before. I have made great friends in the process. I felt completely at ease with Dave’s support and expertise getting me through the whole process. I continue attending classes on a regular basis and couldn’t be happier living a healthier life 🙂 Tracy Brady Beverly, Knocklyon, Dublin


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