Tag Archives: workout


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.

black out playlist

As a child, the dark was something to be feared, held at bay by the magic of nightlights and parents’ stories. As a teenager ‘after dark’ represented party time and freedom from those prying parental eyes. The black is back! Are you going to run and hide or just keep on running? (We suggest the latter.)

best of 2010 playlist

This Best of 2010 playlist designed for your total workout: warm up, training, cardio, and cool down. This playlist clocks in at roughly 1:15 and all song are available on iTunes. warm up A smooth cardio track to get your blood pumping: The Temper Trap – Resurrection workout These tracks are meant to fire you […]

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 […]

august workout playlist!

This summer has been sweet, hasn’t it? Endless sunshine has made for countless ways to sweat once a day – from the beach to the trails, the opportunities to spend time outdoors are endless. That being said, on the days when it gets TOO hot I always head to the gym for a dose of air-conditioned coolness. […]

july workout music playlist!

Summer is here and the opportunities to exercise and enjoy the outdoors are greater than ever. Here are some tunes old and new for you to sweat to – because let’s face it, you’re probably glistening whether you’re exercising or not! To listen and purchase these songs, simply click on the artist name/song title and […]

how hot yoga saved my life

Day one, I knew I’d found ‘my thing’. I had never seen myself bead with sweat like I did in my first hot yoga class. I loved that though it was an extremely challenging workout, it was much more forgiving on my joints than running. I had finally discovered my ideal activity; little did I […]

june workout playlist!

Summer is finally here – do you need some new bright & shiny tunes to match the sunny weather? Well look no further – here are 13 tracks infused with virtual Vitamin D for your ears. HOME – EDWARD SHARPE AND THE MAGNETIC ZEROS Start your morning with some yoga on your patio and play this in the […]

injury prevention: be cool in the pool

The first time you watch a water runner in action, vigorously treading in neck-deep water, you may think they took a wrong turn at the track. I’ll admit it looks silly, but pool running is one of the best forms of cross training for runners. It has the many cardio boosting benefits of normal running […]

may workout playlist!

workout playlist – may 2010 Is your workout playlist stuck on repeat? Here are some old & new tracks to get your headphones (and body) jumping. BULLETPROOF – LA ROUX Super-fun summer pop perfect for, like, team workouts and getting-ready parties and stuff! LITTLE LION MAN – MUMFORD AND SONS The vocals are so warm […]