Tag Archives: challenge


my life as a dj…

I mean, Spin instructor! Spin classes have a reputation of being for super athletic and highly in-shape individuals, but what I have always loved about spinning is that it truly is an all-levels workout. Everyone gets to choose their own intensity, speed and resistance. No matter what your fitness goals are, spinning is an excellent […]

why i race

Meet Jon, a guest blogger from our Walnut Creek store who loves to sweat, run and inspire others! I ran the San Jose Rock n Roll Half Marathon recently. I’ll discuss my performance later in the post, but I had to get some thoughts out of my head and onto the screen (pen and paper […]

three days of dedication

This Fall I attended the opening ceremony for the Breast Cancer 3-Day benefiting Susan G. Komen for the cure. 2,200 participants came on Friday morning to kick off their walk around Chicagoland and dedicate the next 3 days and 60 miles to their mothers, friends, daughters, wives, teachers, husbands, and themselves. I am grateful to […]

the 100.1 mile ride

Todd, Rachelle and Lauren about to ride 100 miles. When I started working at lululemon in August 2008, I decided to challenge myself by setting the goal to cycle a century ride (100 miles) in 2009. Thankfully, my fellow Carlsbad Forum store key leader Rachelle Morton was interested in training with me. A two-time Ironwoman, […]

the feel of silverescent

The Challenge:  How do we educate our online guests about the feel of our products when they can’t reach through their computer screens and touch them? The Project:  We used the Robson lululemon athletica location in downtown Vancouver as our testing ground and asked our own guests to give their input – blindfolded!  We placed […]

photo challenge: small town love

Above: Meet Suzanne! She is our Online Community Manager Carolyn’s mum and one of our biggest fans! Suzanne is from the small town of Oliver, BC, which is home to the World’s Largest Cherry Pie! Here on the lululemon web team, many of us are from small towns. We’re from places with claims to fame such […]

when you have no destination

Above is Foujan sharing her current BHAG – to become proficient in HTML by December 2009. See her discovery and where she ended up! If you have no destination, you’ll likely end up someplace else. It’s been almost a year now, and when I look back on the person I was then, and the person […]

monthly challenge: strike a pose

Above: Pink Jeans Reach to the Sky Pose and Sidewalk Jazz Hands Pose in Berkeley You’ve got three days left to enter our September Monthly Challenge! This month we challenge you to invent your own yoga pose. Yep – the sky is the limit! So far we’ve seen everything from Samosa Pose to Caesar Salad […]

what’s in paula’s bag?

What you stuff, cram, stack, or pack in your gym bag says a lot about you. I’m embarking on a 30 day yoga challenge at YYoga and need to make it from home to yoga to work in one presentable and sweat-free piece. Here’s what’s in my bag: 1. Dance: Pulse Wrap – the perfect cool […]

the story of two would-be marathoners

Running your first marathon is a challenge that far too few of us attempt. Natalie, one of our design assistants, and Katy, our print designer, went through the months of training necessary to get their bodies in shape for the grueling 26 miles ahead of them. This is the story of their training, their run […]