16 pairs of stunningly stylish pyjama sets that you’ll want to wear all day long
16 pairs of stunningly stylish pyjama sets that you’ll want to wear all day long

Sarah Gill

Sous Chef at Dubh Cafe & Restaurant Laura Farrell on her affinity with all things foodie
Sous Chef at Dubh Cafe & Restaurant Laura Farrell on her affinity with all things...

Sarah Gill

Six IMAGE staffers on their go-to self-care rituals
Six IMAGE staffers on their go-to self-care rituals

Sarah Gill

This spatchcock chicken recipe will make your weekend
This spatchcock chicken recipe will make your weekend

Meg Walker

Loot: The Dublin concept store on how to shop vintage in Ireland
Loot: The Dublin concept store on how to shop vintage in Ireland

Katie-Ruby Robinson

Five binge-worthy miniseries to stream this weekend
Five binge-worthy miniseries to stream this weekend

Sarah Gill

8 inspiring quotes from the IMAGE PwC Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2022
8 inspiring quotes from the IMAGE PwC Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2022

IMAGE

I went behind the scenes of the ‘Derry Girls’ season 3 premiere
I went behind the scenes of the ‘Derry Girls’ season 3 premiere

Sarah Finnan

Tried & Tested: An honest review of a wardrobe detox (from a self-confessed clothes hoarder)
Tried & Tested: An honest review of a wardrobe detox (from a self-confessed clothes hoarder)

Sarah Finnan

Forget Bieber v Gomez, we should be lifting women up, not tearing them down
Forget Bieber v Gomez, we should be lifting women up, not tearing them down

Sarah Finnan

Image / Editorial

The Health News You Need To Know This May


By Meg Walker
07th May 2017

female runner stretching leg in urban space.

The Health News You Need To Know This May

It is officially the first month of summer and?long balmy evenings mean that there are no more excuses for not getting out for a walk or a run. To help you on your way, here is a round up of what’s happening in the world of health and fitness this month.

Fighting Spirit

We’re loving Accessorize’s new Spirit collection, which features relaxed pieces perfect for yoga, Pilates or your daily meditation, alongside active and swimwear for more high-impact activities. Plus accessories to ensure you’re fully kitted out, whatever the sport. V-back space dye T-shirt, €22.90; rainbow shorts, €25.90; grey crop top, €19.90; Energy pendant, €7.90; all at accessorize.com.

A Bit of A Stretch

Cult Canadian athletic apparel label Lululemon has landed at Brown Thomas, Grafton Street. The space on Level 2 houses apparel as well as yoga mats, bags and water bottles and will even host the odd yoga class and offer advice as to where to find your nearest spin class. Talk about active.

Drink Up

Sometimes, you need to not take yourself too seriously. Water bottle, €21 at prezzybox.com.

Make A Date With Your Body And Mind

WellFest, Ireland’s only health, fitness and wellness festival, returns to Dublin May 6-7, with a line-up of speakers that includes Dr Hazel Wallace (see our interview, page 132), celebrity trainer Faisal Abdalla, author Sassy Gregson-Williams and The Southern Yogi. The event is sure to renew your motivation, wellfest.ie. After that, sign up for the Barretstown Dublin Mountains Challenge, May 28, and make your Sunday workout really count, barretstown.org.

Under Safe Watch

Prefer to run on your own in the evenings? Feel a little safer with the Irish manufactured Run Angel – a connected personal safety wearable that emits a loud alarm when activated, and sends alerts by SMS and email to your loved ones in the event of an emergency. €99 at runangel.com.

This article originally appeared in the May issue of IMAGE magazine, on shelves nationwide now.?