What happens when you take a trolley to a park run?

On Saturday, 23 February, safefood supported over 5,000 people who ran the Operation Transformation 5K park run.

27/02/2019   by Aoife O'Reilly  

Top tips for summer weight loss

Summer can be a great time of year to shed some unwanted pounds. The weather is better, the days are longer and the food is lighter. We’ve put together our top tips to help you turn up the heat on your weight loss plan this summer.

28/07/2016   by Aileen McGloin  


Diet, Summer, Tips

Alan's Operation Transformation - 3 months on

Since becoming a leader on Operation Transformation Alan Murphy has lost almost six stone, transformed his lifestyle. Read Alan's story to see how the "Year of the Murph" is going...

05/06/2015   by Alan Mullen  

Louise's Operation Transformation - 3 months on

Following her time on Operation Transformation earlier this year Louise Ormsby is a fitter, healthier, non-smoker with a BMI under 30. As a result she is in the early stages of her much longed for fertility treatment. Read on to see how Louise has fared since the show ended… 

27/05/2015   by Louise Ormsby  

Eilish's Operation Transformation - 3 months on

Eilish tore tendons on both of her ankles during Operation Transformation, which affected her ability to exercise. The good news? It hasn’t held her back since. Read her story since the show ended…

19/05/2015   by Eilish Kavanagh  

Mark's Operation Transformation - 3 months on

Mark McArdle was a leader on Operation Transformation 2015. In this inspiring blog post, Mark tells us how his transformation has continued since the show ended.

13/05/2015   by Mark McArdle  

Catching up with Julie

Back at the beginning of January Julie Carroll blogged about her struggle to stay healthy and her intention to make some positive changes in 2015. A couple of months later, we caught up with Julie to see how she was getting on. Here’s what she said:

20/03/2015   by Julie Carroll  


Weight loss

How to stay motivated after Operation Transformation

When it’s all over, it can feel like there’s a big gap in its place and after 8 weeks of hard work, it’s understandable that motivation can fade. That’s why we thought it might be a good time to offer tips on staying motivated.

12/03/2015   by Aileen McGloin  

The weighting game

I think it’s a much better way to start 2015 with small steps that might make a big difference to your health, wellbeing and general quality of life. It’s also a great way to keep you going and keep you motivated. Feel free to add/edit my list as you wish!

08/01/2015   by Julie Carroll  

Summertime and the living is easy…

After hibernating for what seems like most of the year I really am looking forward to donning my brightly coloured florals over the coming months (rain, hail or snow) and in preparation of this I am kick-starting my healthy eating and fitness regime… TODAY!!

24/05/2013   by Emily Kelleher  

Fuel for Fitness

If you're one of the lucky ones who got to register for the Operation Transformation annual 5km run you’ve probably thought about what gear you’re going to wear. But have you thought about what you're going to eat and drink?

22/02/2013   by Marian O’Reilly  

These boots were made for walking...

Depending on where you live, this coming Monday is a Bank Holiday. Which is great, because there's nothing nicer than a long weekend every now and then. How you spend it is entirely up you. Doing lots or doing nothing, whatever floats your boat. M...

21/10/2010   by Colman Kelly