Tag Archives: fitness


eat. run. repeat.

Emma Cutfield is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Education Manager for Vega. This year, Emma’s running in her second SeaWheeze and 9th half marathon. Emma’s mission is to empower you to be proactive about your health and she’s got some tips to help do that. SeaWheeze training is officially underway and we know you are […]

pranayama tips and technique

Pranayama, the practice of yogic breathing, may seem mystical and elusive at first, but is accessible with a little background knowledge and can even improve your health and yoga practice. Our ambassador, Ingrid Yang, from our La Jolla store writes about incorporating Pranayama into your yoga practice.

spring bicycle checklist

In the absence of a vespa, a convertible porsche or a chestnut stallion, a bicycle is a wicked way to get around and feel the sun on your face and the wind in your hair this summer. Make sure everything’s still in fine fettle after months in the stable.

it runs in the family

Sometimes you just have to trust that mother knows best. That trust may be hard to find when she wakes you up at the crack of dawn to go running. Since she began running seriously two years ago, Jordan Gardner- the daughter of our uber-fit VP of Global Brand, Deanne – has come to appreciate her mom’s early morning ritual. (Apparently Grandma has something to do with it too.)

staying fit with a busy schedule

Life moves fast in the digital lane, especially for Kristina Simmons, our Manager of Social Media. Don’t be fooled. She stands five feet (OK, 5′o.5″) tall but she has giant goals. (Like her BHAG to attend the ever amazing annual celebration of music, film and all things interactive - SXSW. She’s going, alright – as a presenter, no less. ) No matter how busy life gets, […]

lesia’s favourite iphone apps

If something cool is on the rise, Lesia knows about it. She’s the resident maven on the Digital team and the one for info on just about anything. Naturally, we wanted her list of favourite iPhone apps. Get out your phone and get ready for her list of must-haves.

asanas abroad

you asked I am currently studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark for 6 months and was not able to bring my favourite lululemon yoga mat with me because of baggage restrictions. Are there any poses that you can suggest for someone who is traveling abroad and has a limited amount of space to work with? “Tak […]

relieving pain in hip joints with yoga

you asked When I do child’s pose or Bikram’s wind removing pose, I get a very uncomfortable pinching sensation in my hip joints. While my Bikram instructors tell me that it’s to be expected, it keeps me from truly being able to relax. Am I doing something wrong? Is this something that will get better […]

running tips: good pain to keep in the game

Ask any runner and they’ll tell you there’s a distinct difference between good pain and bad pain. Bad pain is that sharp, unbearable pain which tells us to back off before you do some serious damage. Good pain, on the other hand, is that slightly burning and yet totally satisfying hurt-so-good type of pain. Train in the […]

fresh faces friday – meet the gec!

Have you ever called the Guest Education Centre with a crazy question? If yes, you know that you are greeted with an incredibly knowledgeable, fun and experienced educator who knows the difference between Senorita Pink and Fruity Tootie and can bring the store experience to you on the phone. It’s time to meet the freshest faces to join […]