Tag Archives: nutrition


post-run pumpkin spice protein smoothie

From Cinderella’s carriage to the perfect canvas for crooked smiles, pumpkins have found their way into the limelight time and time again. Sydnie, our Briar Hill store manager, makes pumpkin the star of her favourite autumn post-run smoothie. She’s packed the beverage full of protein, nutrients and lots of delicious fall flavour.

summer mocktails

The sun’s at its highest and we all know there are no shortages of barbecues, beach parties and backyard soirees to attend this summer. If you’re taking your training to the next level, preggers, cleansing or detoxing, we say skip the booze and awkward “no, thanks” to sip one of these delightful treats actually worth making. For […]

diy: endurance gels

Emma Cutfield is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Education Manager at Vega, specializing in sport performance. In this post, Emma shares her favorite DIY recipes for Endurance Gels, to help fuel your personal best…naturally! An endurance gel may not seem significant in portion, yet can mean the difference between “hitting the wall” or, reaching your […]

reap the rewards of eating raw

Last month, some of us lucky folks here at the SSC had our lunch hour graced by Australian raw food chef (and dear lululemon friend), Kemi Nekvapil. All it took was one mouthful of her delicious recipes and we were singing her praises (and ready to invest in a Vitamix of our own). Between scoffing […]

catching up with jill

Imagine waking up one day and finally paying attention to that voice in your head that’s been telling you “this isn’t right”. After a stressful eleven years in the finance industry, Lincoln Square store educator, Jill, called it quits on her 9-5 to pursue a healthier and happier life. Watch her video and read on […]

9 tips for shopping a farmers’ market

My 10 year vision for myself has me waking up bright an early each morning, hitting a local farmers’ market with a mini-me in tow and getting inspired in the moment to cook up a delicious, seasonal and healthful meal for my family that day. Romantic, right? I love the idea of buying bread from […]

you asked, we answered: run training 101

Rob, our SeaWheeze TackleBox trainer and Emma, our expert nutrition partner at Vega, took over our social channels for a one-hour live Q & A.  We’ve compiled some of the most valuable questions to help you tackle the SeaWheeze half marathon… 3 weeks and counting! tips from our experts Q: Hey Rob – I’m struggling […]

13.1 smoothies for 13.1 miles

From rejuvenating coconut water to protein packed hemp seeds, these smoothies are keeping us feeling as cool as a cuke as we kick our training into high gear! 13.1 smoothies for 13.1 miles 1. Green Machine Smoothie – Whole Living 2. Cherry Almond Vanilla Smoothie – Running To The Kitchen 3. Kale Spinach and Pear Smoothie – Joy […]

keeping healthy on the road

We can’t help but daydream our way through spring with visions of sing-along, top-down, hair-blowing-in-the-wind road trips with our best pals. This is, after all, what summer’s all about, right? Between Wanderlust, music festivals and cabin getaways, our healthy (albeit ‘balanced’) lifestyle can get left behind. Soho educator, Dorry, gives us her roadmap for keeping healthy […]

what’s up with kale

It’s that dark leafy green that’s taking over produce aisles, giving the potato a run for its money (as far as chips go) and is turning fruit smoothies green with the promise of a disguised dose of nutrients. Fort Worth keyleader, Cami Hamann, tells us what’s up with kale. reap the benefits of kale Momma’s right […]