‘He’d twist things I said to make me feel that I was in the wrong. It was pure manipulation’
‘He’d twist things I said to make me feel that I was in the wrong....

Amanda Cassidy

The Michael Schumacher documentary is your new must-see emotional watch
The Michael Schumacher documentary is your new must-see emotional watch

Jennifer McShane

The most iconic Met Gala gowns through the years
The most iconic Met Gala gowns through the years

Jennifer McShane

Can’t nod off? Eating these foods should help you get a better night’s sleep
Can’t nod off? Eating these foods should help you get a better night’s sleep

Jennifer McShane

This miracle, unisex skin product should be stocked in every couple’s bathroom
This miracle, unisex skin product should be stocked in every couple’s bathroom

Shayna Sappington

8 must-see fashion documentaries all couture-lovers will adore
8 must-see fashion documentaries all couture-lovers will adore

Jennifer McShane

How to resell your pre-loved designer handbag
How to resell your pre-loved designer handbag

IMAGE

5 marvellous must-reads to add to your reading list this September
5 marvellous must-reads to add to your reading list this September

Jennifer McShane

Meet the top beauty bosses taking skincare to the next level
Meet the top beauty bosses taking skincare to the next level

Rose Mary Roche

10 genius decluttering hacks we can’t believe we didn’t know
10 genius decluttering hacks we can’t believe we didn’t know

Shayna Sappington

Image / Editorial

The Health News You Need To Know This May


by Meg Walker
07th May 2017

female runner stretching leg in urban space.

blank

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.?

Also Read

toxic
EDITORIAL
How to let go of toxic people, and the signs to recognise

By Niamh Ennis

blank
EDITORIAL
“A slap in the face for all the victims”: Outcry over Bill Cosby’s release from prison

This is why rape victims think twice before coming forward, writes Amanda Cassidy He was once known as “America’s Dad”...

By Amanda Cassidy

blank
EDITORIAL
Attending multiple weddings this year? How to save money as a guest

These days, going to a wedding is the equivalent of going on a short holiday in terms of cost. From...

By Jennifer McShane

blank
EDITORIAL
Sarah Harding’s heartbroken mum announces the singer’s death aged just 39

Sarah Harding has died at the age of just 39, her heartbroken mother revealed today. The Girls Aloud star had...

By Amanda Cassidy

Nóra Quoirin
AGENDA, EDITORIAL
Inquest ruling changed to open verdict in Nóra Quoirin’s death

A Malaysian judge has overturned an inquest verdict of misadventure in the death of 15-year-old Nóra Quoirin, changing it to...

By Jennifer McShane

blank
CULTURE
Reality Bites: TV shows like Love Island are warping our minds

It may be the most unifying show on television, but shows like Love Island are promoting some pretty damaging messages....

By Amanda Cassidy

blank
EDITORIAL
This is what happens when you hypersexualise young girls growing up

Who is demanding the fetishization of young girls anyway?”When I was working in my early twenties, and even my late...

By Amanda Cassidy