Strength Training Key For Midlands Family Seeking Redemption In Ireland's Fittest Family

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The competition gets underway this weekend.

Strength training has been key for a Laois family in their preparations to compete for the title of Ireland's Fittest Family.

The Gallaghers from Portarlington are back for redemption in the show this year, after falling short in the competition last year.

They'll be competing against families from Carlow, Louth, and Cork, and have enlisted the help of Olympic Athlete Sonya O'Sullivan as a coach to help get them over the line.

Kayleigh Gallagher, the family's new "secret weapon," says they've learned from last year's event:

The competition gets underway this Sunday on RTÉ One and RTÉ Player at 6.30pm.

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