Why we can’t stop raving about it: Cute and affordable fitness fashion is a must every time you do a workout. It will not only give you confidence but it’s motivating too.
Start your new year in style: Whether you’re looking for the latest trends in footwear for your outdoor runs, the hottest new styles in tops and leggings for visits to the gym, or if you want to invest in some home gym equipment, Intersport Elverys is the perfect destination to have you looking and feeling good for 2021.
W: www.elverys.ie, visit or click & collect at Intersport Elverys stores nationwide
Home comforts: No time to get to the gym or your spinning class? Burn your calories in the comfort of your own home with O’Callaghan Leisure’s wide range of fitness equipment. Their new showroom has just opened so why not call in and see for yourself what’s available!
Amazing results: Established in 1991, their expertise proves invaluable to those seeking the right fitness advice. They also provide a 3D gym design and installation service ensuring every training space created will provide an area which flows to the next.
Transform My Life in 8 Weeks
Take control: Transform My Life is an eight-week programme with wellbeing consultant and life coach Jelena Bogdanovic whose purpose is to help women get their confidence back and take control over their life by changing how they see themselves.
Positive mindset: 98% of our thoughts are the same thoughts we had yesterday, and we can’t expect different results unless we change the way we think. The way you think affects your confidence, your body image, even your income. Jelena focuses on helping women permanently change the way they think and see themselves. Instead of focusing on strict diets and workouts, this Be.ME (Body.Energy.Mind.Emotion) programme is focused on your mindset.
Health & fitness 2021: This is your one-stop online shop for all your sports nutrition needs. They stock all the top brands, including Fulfil Bars, Optimum Nutrition, MyProtein, and Cali Cali. Offering huge choice, great value, and super-quick delivery – you won’t be disappointed.
Excellent service: Starting from a small flat while attending UCD, customer service has always been the top priority for founder Andy O’Brien. Eleven years later, AOB Nutrition is a multi-award-winning online store supplying the best sports supplements and protein bars all over Ireland. Shop online now and get 10% OFF your first order with code RSVP10.
Savour the flavour: This exciting new Irish brand of quick and healthy, high protein snack pots will fill you up and keep you energised. All pots contain 20g protein, are low in sugar, a source of fibre and 100% clean.
Light bite: Requiring only boiling water, a quick stir and ready in less than five minutes, they are perfect for lunch on the move. Using combinations of high protein, ancient grains and fruit and veggies, Fitforks’ delicious range will satisfy all taste buds! Available in SuperValu nationwide.
Grab and go: If you’re on the lookout for something natural and tasty to pick up on the go, look no further. Sarah and her small team produce a range of raw, wholefood products such as caramel slices, brownies and energy balls. They use the best medjool dates and combine them with nuts, seeds and nut butters – delicious!
Where to buy: As their focus is on simple, good quality, nutritionally beneficial ingredients, the Sarah’s Living range is available in SuperValu and lots more locations nationwide. For the full stockist list, see their website.
Oxylent Prenatal Multivitamin Supplement Drink
Who it benefits: Oxylent is a great supplement to take if you’re pregnant or trying to conceive as it promotes the health of mother and baby, supports healthy spinal cord development and helps reduce nausea. Each packet contains vitamins A, C, D3 and E, as well as B12, methylated folate and iron.
So refreshing: Add to water for a delicious cranberry and raspberry flavour drink with easy absorption. The sachets are super handy if you’re on the go too!
Valens Premium Collagen Complex
Glow with it: Who doesn’t want less wrinkles and smoother skin? This is a unique food supplement containing liquid collagen and CoQ10, formulated to promote radiant and beautiful skin, hair and nails. The pina-coloda-like taste goes down a treat too.
Inner beauty: It comes in a glass bottle and in liquid form, which makes it easier to consume on a daily basis. This supplement also contains vitamin A, biotin, zinc, selenium and vitamin C which all have great effects on hair and skin.
Wild Atlantic Hemp
Rejuvenating benefits: This West of Ireland CBD oil is derived from the hemp plant and provides a number of different benefits to the body and mind. It’s also approved by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland as a health food supplement and is available in pharmacies and health food stores nationwide.
Cream of the crop: The company founders Daniel Lyons and Laura Jayne Foley see hemp farming as having the power to revitalise rural communities and produce a range of health food products grown and processed here in Ireland.
The ultimate supplement: Docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, is a type of omega-3 fat that your body can’t produce on its own. It can reduce the risk of premature births, and is the ideal supplement before, during, and after pregnancy.
Why we love it: With 480mg of DHA per serving, Prenatal DHA generously fulfills the recommended daily intake for DHA, giving safe and effective omega-3 nutrition to mums and babies alike. They’ve also added 10μg vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) for normal bone development and support.
Irish Osteoporosis Society
Log on now: They are the national experts in Osteoporosis, so we hope you make your bone health a priority in 2021 by going onto irishosteoproosis.ie and taking the risk assessment test.
Protect yourelf and your family: Bone loss affects ALL age groups and both sexes but is most common in females. Appropriate exercise is essential to prevent fractures (broken bones) and this is why it is crucial to stay active the safe way. Some common stretches should always be avoided as they put excess stress on your lower back.
Salt Therapy Ireland
Natural remedy: Escape to a world of serenity and bliss in Ireland’s oldest salt therapy clinic. Salt therapy is a natural way of relieving the body of a number of respiratory conditions and infections, which Salt Therapy Ireland offers from the comfort of their luxurious Newbridge clinic.
Healing powers: Pharmaceutical grade salt is used to bring about the natural healing effects of salt, all while you relax and breathe it in in their peaceful purpose-built room. Since ancient times salt therapy has alleviated acute and chronic lung conditions such as asthma, COPD, and bronchitis.
Ph: (045) 434911
Faith in Nature
Natural beauty: For 40 years this natural cosmetics and skincare company has been producing products which are gentle on the skin and on the environment, with no synthetic colourings or fragrances, and totally paraben free.
Clean living: They are passionate about keeping their prices affordable and using only the best natural ingredients in their soaps, body washes, shampoos and conditioners. They have a range of household essentials too offering eco-friendly alternatives to the current cleaning brands on the market
Available in McCabes and Lloyd’s Pharmacies
Own your skin: This is a cruelty-free skincare range suitable for everyone – combining natural extracts, high-performance scientific ingredients and exquisite aromas to deliver the best results for healthy looking skin.
Real results: The brand strives to offer effective, beautifully-crafted skincare solutions for every woman, whatever their age and skin condition. So whether it’s anti-ageing, firming, radiance-boosting, anti-sensitivity, hydrating, or anti-blemish solutions you’re looking for, then look no further.
Available in Dunnes Stores nationwide
So soothing: If you’re looking to bring calm into your life, Sanctuary Spa’s wellness range is the best place to start. It comprises three products – Calming CBD Oil, De-stress Warming Body Balm and Sleep Mist – which are designed to help with stress and anxiety.
Instant relief: The CBD oil can be used in the shower or as a body oil while the balm aids tired muscles. The sleep spray uses botanical oils to send you off to sleep, along with hyaluronic acid to boost your skin.
W: www.mccauley.ie and www.mccabespharmacy.com
Skin saviour: Finding your glow has never been so simple, thanks to this inclusive and conscious skincare range. We’re big fans of the Antioxidant Nourishing Cleansing Oil, the Glow Boosting 2-in-1 Moisturiser + Serum, and the Glow Enzyme Skin Polish Serum which all boast plant-powered ingredients that promise to nourish and feed the skin.
Green scene: You can feel good whilst using these eco-friendly, plastic-free and sustainable products because they will plant a tree with every order. The Glow Essentials Trio would make a wonderful gift to yourself or a loved one.
Testa Omega-3 Algae Oil
Good for you: Not only is algae the best plant-based source of beneficial, long-chain Omega-3’s, it’s the only such source. Flax oil provides short-chain Omega-3’s, that have very low conversion to long-chain EPA & DHA (1-5%). An essential food supplement for vegans, it’s important to choose wisely. Ensure your algae oil provides both EPA & DHA, as many supplements only provide DHA.
Sustainable choice: This supplement is also free of fish and fish contaminates and uses absolutely zero GMOs, gluten, dairy, sweeteners, flavours or colours! If you choose algae oil capsules, you are not only putting your own health first, but also helping to maintain a healthy fish and krill population and a healthy environment.
Home grown: Frontier Foods are an Irish-owned family business with decades of experience. Their organic ranges are unique and hand-picked with the very best suppliers across the globe.
Quality first: They know that for your family only the best will do, so they always go above and beyond to deliver on a quality product and great value in stores. Their Coconut Milk retails at €2.29 and is available in SuperValu, Dunnes, Tesco, Eurospar and Joyces stores nationwide. See social media for recipe ideas and competitions.
So tasty: For stress-free entertaining, why not try some of the Veggie Earth range. With a focus on premium quality ingredients, owner Gill Toal has perfected the art of creating hugely flavoursome vegan pesto and tapenade while maintaining and strengthening a clean food ethos.
Keep it clean: The range is gluten free, nut free, dairy free and vegan with a shelf life of 60 days, even when opened despite having absolutely no artificial preservatives, additives or colourings plus they freeze beautifully.
Nutrient rich: As the most nutrient dense form of vegetation on the planet, seaweed offers an abundance of minerals and trace elements that’s hard to beat. That’s why Claire O’Sullivan and Eli Tanner created a brand that uses wild Irish seaweed in their range of food and body products.
The benefits: WASi’s Seaweed Pestos help you shine from within while their body treatments will leave your skin cleansed and revitalised. For sustainability reasons, they use only hand-harvested Irish seaweed and their products are vegan-friendly, cruelty-free and hand-made in Bantry, Co. Cork.
Their online store: www.wasi.ie
Ph: 087 6928849
Free from chemicals: Look and feel fantastic wearing this award-winning organic make-up brand which was brought to Mullingar by herbalist Bernie Kane.
Nourish your skin: Enjoy a healthy dose of colour thanks to the rich mineral pigments of the Baked Mineral Bronzer, €37. Free from binders, additives and talc, this 100% mineral formula has been baked on a terracotta tile in Tuscany, Italy, to create the ultimate mess-free bronzer. All Inika products are 100% naturally derived, certified vegan and cruelty free. Available in Mullingar at Alan Kane’s Clinic, Blackhall, or they deliver nationwide.
Sweet treat: This is a vegan-friendly, gluten-free mousse range suitable for anyone who is health conscious, lactose intolerant or coeliac. The brainchild of Andrea McNamara, she set up MUDITA – which means being happy for others’ wellbeing – in 2019 after a health scare meant she was unable to eat most desserts in the supermarket.
Healthy alternative: Using only clean, natural ingredients, these desserts are decadent, full of flavour and healthy too. New flavours, new stores and an online shop are all planned for 2021! Available in selected SuperValu stores in the greater Dublin area.