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Meet the people and see the places that inspire us everyday. From workout tips to travel advice, this is what lululemon looks like in the real world.


Five Foam Rolling Exercises to Try Now

Jul 20, 2017

by Chrissy  Abram

Want to up your self-love game? Take a minute or three and roll it out with physiotherapist and co-founder of Bespoke Treatments, Dan Giordano.

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We’re The Neighbours: Las Vegas, Nevada

Jul 18, 2017

by Andrea Marcum

Our new Las Vegas store enjoys the sass and spirit Sin City is renowned for, alongside a plethora of mindful alternatives. Here’s our guide to finding mindfulness on The Strip and hitting the jackpot on your next visit.

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The Running Truth

Jul 12, 2017

by Ella  Barba

We all have one. They can be glorious, torturous, or just down right funny.

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The Piece: Metal Vent Tech Surge

Jul 03, 2017

by Kristen Mohror

As the long anticipated summer season approaches, with it comes the Metal Vent Tech Surge. Encouraging you to get after it as the weather heats up, this functional piece is perfect for high intensity workouts when you need to stay cool.

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Mexico City is Voguing

Jun 23, 2017

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Meet the House of Apocalipstick—a vogue collective based in Mexico City—and find out how dancing helps them find the truest expression of themselves, and to let go of all inhibitions.

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Designing a Practice of Meditation with CJ Hendry

Jun 21, 2017

by Ella  Barba

Australian photorealism artist CJ Hendry tells us why her art is her meditation and the comparisons are astounding.

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Savasana: The Beginning of Your Practice

Jun 20, 2017

by Andrea Marcum

You most likely know savasana as that moment at the end of a yoga practice when you stop and lie down. We’re going to tell you savasana is not the end but the beginning.

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5 Minutes With Sunshine Zerda

Jun 19, 2017

by Ella  Barba

To celebrate International Day of Yoga we caught up with the face and form behind our latest product campaign.

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Tips From a Running Technique Coach

Jun 15, 2017

by Ella  Barba

For performance, injury prevention, and of course, enjoyment.

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The Path to Self-Discovery with Atom

Jun 09, 2017

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Known as the goddess of Chinese punk-rock, Atom shares how drumming is her outlet for self-discovery, relaxation and occasionally releasing anger.

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We’re The Neighbours: Christchurch, CBD

Jun 02, 2017

by Rebecca Cameron

Surrounded by an incredibly diverse community of movers and shakers, our new Christchurch store opens its doors in the Grand Central Building.

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We're The Neighbours: Rundle Mall, Adelaide

May 26, 2017

by Ella  Barba

A city known best for its cultural offering, vineyard-covered hills and local produce, Rundle Mall is excitedly home to our newest store.

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Running or Walking: Melbourne’s Top Tracks

May 23, 2017

by Ella  Barba

From the city to the bush, we run and walk some of Melbourne’s most popular tracks with ultra marathon runner and ambassador Samantha Gash.

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We’re The Neighbours: Brown Thomas, Dublin

May 16, 2017

by Annmarie O’Connor

Explore the labyrinth of cult cafes, studios and eateries around our newest neighborhood, Dublin City Center.

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Half Marathon Training Tips

May 08, 2017

by Kate MacLennan

Each year, millions of people train for half marathons. We polled some of them to help us (and you) reach the finish line.

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The Local

May 04, 2017

by Alex Gravel

Discover Montreal’s unique new store. Located in the Mile End, The Local is a special boutique-concept that was specifically created for runners.

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We’re The Neighbours: Regent Street, London

May 04, 2017

by Amy Hopkinson

Our European flagship has been making its mark on London’s most iconic shopping district. Check out some hidden gems we’ve discovered.

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Antarctica: Exploring the Last Great Frontier

Apr 22, 2017

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Discover the beauty of Antarctica as we experience the remoteness, unrivalled fresh air, deafening silence, solitude, and sheer, uninhibited wilderness aboard an ice-hardened expedition ship.

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7 Ways to Live in Wonder

Apr 20, 2017

by Erin Kindt

Resolution to revolution: Tips to help you live your best year yet.

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Found in NYC: Flex Studios

Apr 18, 2017

by Kristin Tice Studeman

Forget trendy workouts for the moment and shift your focus to this NYC pilates, reformer and barre studio for a tried and true, total body practice.

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Hiking New Zealand: 5 of the Best

Apr 18, 2017

by Tennille Ziegler

Discover the raw beauty of New Zealand by foot.

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5 To Follow Boston Marathon

Apr 13, 2017

by Alexis Finlay

Need training inspiration for a race? Follow these 2017 Boston Marathon competitors on Instagram.

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Train Like a Heptathlete

Apr 04, 2017

by Chloe  Berge

Why the sport you’ve never heard of may be the key to next-level performance.

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In The Kitchen with Haylee LaCroix

Mar 28, 2017

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

When it comes to fueling our grey matter, eating food that makes us happy is equally important as consuming brain-specific nutrients, according to nutritionist, herbalist and Love Your Brain head chef Haylee LaCroix. Find out why.

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Found in Calgary, Canada: UNDRCARD Boxing Studio

Mar 14, 2017

by Bronwyn  Hendry

Fight club meets night club at Calgary’s premiere boxing studio and community space.

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With Love and Gratitude

Mar 08, 2017

by Arrabelle  Stavroff

In celebration of International Women's Day, to honour you just as you are.

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LoveYourBrain: The Film

Mar 06, 2017

by Alex Gravel

LoveYourBrain is the story of two brothers who are building a yoga-based community where people affected by traumatic brain injuries can accept themselves exactly as they are.

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Reach the Summit

Mar 03, 2017

by Rawinia Judson

We take mindfulness into the New Zealand wilderness with The Hike Club. See what happened.

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Get to Know Nadia Ruiz

Feb 28, 2017

by Chloe  Berge

Meet a running powerhouse who went from bullied kid to world-record breaker.

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Beyond Beauty: Auckland’s West Coast

Feb 22, 2017

by Tennille Ziegler

Dig into fresh adventure with a backdrop of stunning-beyond-words scenery.

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Found in NYC: Dogpound

Feb 16, 2017

by Kristin Tice Studeman

Its client roster is rife with the names of glitterati, but you don’t have to be famous to get your sweat on at Dogpound, a New York City gym.

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The Piece: Non-Stop Bomber

Feb 09, 2017

by Jasmine Pahl

Blossom-light and crazy versatile, the reversible Non-Stop Bomber is a piece that will romance you all spring.

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The Flip Side of Fiji

Jan 31, 2017

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Ditch the fly-and-flop holiday for these five active adventures in the Fijian Islands.

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Found in Vancouver, Canada: Feelosophy

Jan 26, 2017

by Chloe  Berge

Let the feel-good vibes fly at this blissful class that combines yoga, massage and music.

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10 Ways to Recover Like A Pro

Jan 24, 2017

by David Morton

Everyone can train tough, but do you have the guts to recover hard?

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Train Anywhere

Jan 24, 2017

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Five exercises to get your HIIT on without ever stepping into a studio.

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From Practice to Purpose

Jan 19, 2017

by Trevor Holland

Want to start your own business? Travel the world by 2018? Run a half marathon? Creating a life you love involves setting goals. We dig into how and why this works.

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The Future Is Female at the Tour Down Under

Jan 18, 2017

by Kate Perry

Every year the City of Churches transforms into the city of cycling as the Tour Down Under (and its spectators) invade the streets of Adelaide, Australia. This year, for the first time, it includes the best female cyclists in the world.

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Found in San Francisco, California: Love Story Yoga

Jan 17, 2017

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

For our Global Yoga Ambassador Steph Snyder, the greatest love story of her life was less romance and more dharma. We caught up with her at her brand new studio to find out more.

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5 Minutes With Chris Jones

Jan 17, 2017

by Matt Bielby

Nobody becomes an ultramarathoner by accident. We speak to one to get to the bottom of how you do.

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We’re The Neighbours: Bondi Beach, Sydney

Jan 12, 2017

by Elle Glass

What we discovered when we opened our first ever concept store in one of the world’s busiest holiday destinations.

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Found in Auckland, New Zealand: Deedy Studio

Jan 11, 2017

by Tennille Ziegler

A pilates-focused studio, reminiscent of a New York loft. We check it out.

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Found in Portland: Yoga Pearl

Jan 10, 2017

by Marika McKenzie

Look, over there! It’s a studio! It’s a restaurant! It’s a one-stop-shop to turning any day around.

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We’re The Neighbours: The Pearl District, Portland

Jan 10, 2017

by Marika McKenzie

Named after an Ethiopian philanthropist, this area is known for coffee, craft beer and culture of cultivating the unconventional. Here, do as Portlandians do and walk to the off-beat.

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How To Reach Peak Pull-Up

Jan 10, 2017

by David Morton

Turns out that practice really does perfect the pull-up. Coach Mark Brockhurst provides an expert leg-up to reach that peak in just four weeks’ time.

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Roadmap To Freedom

Jan 10, 2017

by Andrea Marcum

Daily routine can become as uninspired as mindless, hurried vinyasa. This is your roadmap to freedom—no automobile required.

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The Piece: Simply Bare Collection

Jan 09, 2017

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

This bra and pant duo are as close as it gets to feeling naked, while still being clothed. Put simply, this is a very good thing.

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We’re The Neighbours: Brisbane CBD

Jan 06, 2017

by Melissa Cartwright-Warner

Our newest community discovers how Australia’s River City turns it on for choice with quirky and cool places to sweat and connect.

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lululemon + Central Saint Martins

Jan 03, 2017

by Lucy Brook

The backstory of our collaboration with students from the prestigious London design college to create six wildly unique prints.

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Wellness Trends: Set Your Intentions for 2017

Jan 03, 2017

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

We round up the best of last year (that aren’t going away) and what we’re expecting to see in 2017.

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lululemon + Strava: Your Goals Are Showing

Jan 02, 2017

by Marika McKenzie

We’ve teamed up with Strava, the social network for athletes, to set your January up strong.

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Found in NYC: Box + Flow

Dec 29, 2016

by Kristin Tice Studeman

Boxing and yoga may seem an unlikely pairing, but 50 minutes at this Noho studio will change minds about that.

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We’re The Neighbours: Warringah Mall, Sydney

Dec 29, 2016

by Ellie Gall

Sydney’s Northern Beaches are a coastal oasis grounded in a love for active living, community and culture. We got the goods from our Warringah store team on where to start exploring.

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Finding Her Voice

Dec 27, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

Why, before soprano Layla Claire makes a sound in practice or performance, she gets on her mat.

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5 Minutes with Theresa Lopetrone

Dec 27, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

How this fitness model and elementary school teacher is making fitness a lifestyle.

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How to: Bird of Paradise

Dec 22, 2016

by Amelia Carter

Mindful practice, persistence and strength go into mastering this challenging, hip-opening pose. We show you how.

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The Flight Before Christmas

Dec 18, 2016

by Andrea Marcum

These 10 tips for mindful movement will silence any inner Scrooge and make holiday travel that much brighter.

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Powered By Plants

Dec 13, 2016

by Hannah Guthman

Ironman and triathaloner Nicholas Johanson dishes on the benefits of a vegan diet and what’s on the menu at his new Westlake Village restaurant, Joi Café.

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On the Fast Track

Dec 13, 2016

by Arrabelle  Stavroff

Bobsledding involves flying down a narrow ice track at an insane speed. For the top Canadian bobsleigh team, though, the crux of the sport is about more than technical skill.

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We’re The Neighbours: Avalon Mall, St. John’s

Dec 13, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

North America's oldest city is home to its newest community of sweat enthusiasts, and whole lot more.

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Return To Your Mountain

Dec 06, 2016

by Andrea Marcum

No trekking required.

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Runners Who Own The Cold, Own Their Cities

Dec 06, 2016

by Julia Montague

With more and more runners taking back their city streets from winter’s icy grip, the genesis of cold run crews is upon us.

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Breathe Yourself Better

Dec 05, 2016

by Michael  Townsend Williams

Tips from Michael Townsend Williams, founder of the app BreatheSync.

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The Importance Of Prehab

Nov 28, 2016

by Alyson Strike

British sprinter Joey Duck shares her tips on proper preparation before you hit the pavement.

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Yoga for Youth

Nov 28, 2016

by Tennille Ziegler

When a doctor prescribed Kotte Aguilar yoga to deal with anxiety and depression, she was resistant. Then she hit the mat.

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Meditate with Nature

Nov 28, 2016

by Danielle Mika Nagel

A strong, harmonious connection with nature can enrich our lives and our practice—here’s three tools to learn how.

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The Juggle is Real

Nov 28, 2016

by Alyson Strike

A day in the life of Lindsay Jang is nothing short of multi-faceted: she runs four businesses, is the mother of two, and still prioritizes her yoga practice.

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The Storm Before the Calm

Nov 27, 2016

by Arrabelle  Stavroff

Piloting a bobsleigh requires transitioning from sheer force to laser focus in a matter of seconds. Canada’s top driver talks mental challenges, meditation, and mindfulness.

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The lululemon Way to Byron Bay

Nov 22, 2016

by Ella  Barba

Throw a push bike, camera and sense of adventure together and you’ve got one epic list of Byron Bay must-dos.

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OneWave Is All It Takes

Nov 21, 2016

by Ella  Barba

How a surfing community is using fluoro, the water and the outdoors to free the funk and break down mental health stigmas around the world.

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Get to Know Surfer Ellie Brooks: Becoming a Pro

Nov 18, 2016

by Ella  Barba

There’s a lot more to it than just waves and cameras. We find out what.

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Take A Leap with Melvin Echard

Nov 17, 2016

by Alyson Strike

We’ve all been there—questioning our choices in life, assessing the future, and envisioning the moments we might miss if we don’t take a leap. Melvin Echard, a former Smithson Valley and Texas A&M champion jumper, felt just this.

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Come Up For Air

Nov 15, 2016

by Andrea Marcum

How, by simply breathing into our hearts, we can access the air out there anytime, anywhere.

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Found in Vancouver, Canada: Moment Meditation

Nov 14, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

Vancouver’s first meditation-only studio provides the tools to get calm, get focused, and get happy.

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Walking the Talk at The Hike

Nov 10, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

We land in Chattanooga and watch as a group of 20 entrepreneurs and makers connect, take risks and best of all, hang glide.

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We Read You: The Universe Has Your Back by Gabrielle Bernstein

Nov 10, 2016

by Michelle Pellizzon

The American yogi, motivational speaker and life coach’s new book digs into transforming fear into faith—with the tips to do so.

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Found in North Vancouver, Canada: Sweat Vancity

Nov 07, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

At this TRX studio, get ready to reach for another towel.

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Hit. Run. The Residency. Repeat.

Nov 07, 2016

by Stratton Easter

When linked to our initiative The Residency, the sport of Speedgolf proves to be a playground for magic-making.

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Found In Sydney, Australia: Fluid Form

Nov 07, 2016

by Maya Kiusalaas

Touted as ‘the best’ pilates studio in Sydney by its loyal locals, we set out to understand what all the fuss is about.

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5 Minutes with Matcha Monarch Sarah Holloway

Oct 24, 2016

by Ella  Barba

How ballerina-turned-lawyer-turned-matcha merchant Sarah Holloway created a life she loves.

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5 Minutes with Maker Maggie Pate

Oct 19, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

As the Chattanooga-based creative gears up for The Hike 2016, she gets real with us about her past, present and bright future.

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What is Baptiste Yoga?

Oct 17, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

It took twelve days in Kenya to discover that the physical postures are only one part in the equation. Read on to learn what makes this practice so special.

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We're The Neighbours: Chadstone Melbourne

Oct 12, 2016

by Ella  Barba

To celebrate an approaching (and pretty epic) relocation, we took a drive around the eclectic and up-and-coming neighbourhoods of our newest store.

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Get to Know Paige Elenson

Oct 11, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

It takes guts, vision and heart to move across the world and build a non-profit. Luckily Paige Elenson, co-founder and executive director of Africa Yoga Project, has those qualities in spades.

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Found In Toronto, Canada: Pursuit OCR

Oct 07, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

Pursuit Obstacle Course Racing gym is bringing recess back.

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Is Collagen the Secret to a Stronger Body?

Sep 30, 2016

by Chloe  Berge

Yogi and chiropractic doctor Genieve Burley suffered from debilitating knee pain until she started a natural, holistic treatment. Could collagen be the key to training recovery?

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We’re The Neighbours: Queen Street West, Toronto

Sep 29, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

Toronto’s Art and Design district offers unique sweaty pursuits, delicious places to refuel and an atmosphere to bring out the creative in everyone.

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Satisfaction Guaranteed with Brant Garvey

Sep 28, 2016

by Ella  Barba

How a killer mindset is trumping lack of experience for this triathlete, all the way to the biggest competition in the world.

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Success Is Fulfilment For Long Jumper Chelsea Jaensch

Sep 28, 2016

by Ella  Barba

Approach run up. Take off. Fly through air. Land. Sounds simple, right? For long jumper Chelsea Jaensch however, it’s more of an exact science.

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Behind the Seams: Fraser Island

Sep 28, 2016

by Ella  Barba

The Australia/ New Zealand brand team ventured out of the office, onto the sand and into the beach. Go behind the seams with them, above and below the water.

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Unstoppable: Rugby Player Lima Sopoaga

Sep 28, 2016

by Ella  Barba

When a rugby player pulls on his jersey, socks and boots and walks out on the field, toughness ensures. At the heart of it though is just that – heart, and for Lima Sopoaga that’s all that matters.

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Found in Melbourne, Australia: Studio PP

Sep 28, 2016

by Ella  Barba

Put a former Olympian, a holistic approach to training and a luxe studio space all under one roof, and you’re bound to uncover movement that works.

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Gritty Truths About Ultra Running

Sep 28, 2016

by Carly Steggles

It’s a 100km trail run in Australia’s Blue Mountains Nation Park. It’s one of the most celebrated endurance events on the world calendar. It’s the North Face 100.

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Exercise You Can Do Anywhere

Sep 28, 2016

by Ella  Barba

We get it. Sometimes it’s just really hard to find time to workout. Cue convenient workouts devised so you can exercise anytime, anywhere.

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Raw Maxibon Ice Creams

Sep 28, 2016

by Ella  Barba

Two brothers from outback Australia moved to New York with no friends, no agenda and no career prospects and discovered a food culture of innovation and inspiration.

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24 Hours In Sydney

Sep 28, 2016

by Rob Martell

Sun-soaked Surry Hills and nearby Bondi Beach dish up fabulous yoga studios, scenic run routes and plenty of Australia’s classic beach culture.

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Essential Run Questions Answered

Sep 28, 2016

by Ella  Barba

How to get in the mindset, improve technique and come to love your run.

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Raw Caramel Slice

Sep 28, 2016

by Bonnie Sien

Self-confessed “coconut queen” Brynley King shares why coconut oil should be a staple ingredient in every household in Australian, and the world.

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Healthy Banana Bread

Sep 28, 2016

by Ksenia from Breakfast Criminals

Australia’s Teresa Cutter is down to earth, loves to sweat and is making a difference in the world, one piece of banana bread at a time.

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10 Reads for the Soul Searcher

Sep 28, 2016

by Emma Mildon

Inspirational and transformational reads from the woman who writes them.

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Found in Toronto, Canada: Academy of Lions

Sep 28, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

This gym in the thick of Toronto's famous Ossington Avenue packs a serious community punch that leaves us wondering, what can't it do?

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What Not To Wear To Hot Yoga

Sep 28, 2016

by Bonnie Sien

Some say ignorance is bliss, but when it comes to hot yoga we think it never hurt to know a little somethin’ somethin’ before hitting the studio for the first time.

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When in Nairobi

Sep 27, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

We spent 18 days in Nairobi, Kenya. Here are our top picks around the city when it comes to a good sweat, great food and some serious fun.

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Full Moon: The Making Of

Sep 27, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

Our elite ambassador and pro snowboard powerhouse Leanne Pelosi’s latest film is a gift to women in sport. We go behind the scenes.

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Kevin Pearce Puts Mind Over Matter

Sep 20, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

How ex-pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce is turning a traumatic brain injury on its head.

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Dial These Foundational Strength Training Exercises

Sep 16, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Trainer Aaron De Jong breaks down six exercises that are the foundation to all strength training movements.

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Everyday Functional Strength Training

Sep 15, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Personal trainer Becky Sidow shares five simple strength training exercises to create balance in the body.

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We’re The Neighbours: Spitalfields, London

Sep 13, 2016

by Annie  Clarke

We’re open in Spitalfields Market, London. This area—known as East London—is rich in character, things to do and places to see. Local Annie Clarke of Mind Body Bowl shares her favourites.

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The Other Ireland

Aug 26, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

Though it’s historically renowned for fighting and free-flowing ale, it’s surprisingly easy to experience the Emerald Isle by being active.

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Neat Nutrition Gets Off The Blocks

Aug 23, 2016

by Bronwen  Foster-Butler

When former British Swimming team swimmers Charlie Turner and Lee Forster retired from the pool their lives felt flat, so they dove into uncharted waters and launched a protein powder business.

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In The Kitchen with Katie’s Eats

Aug 23, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

Our Women’s Global Brand Lead, Katie makes a lot of messes—and—magic in her kitchen. Find out what feeds her love of cooking, and the fixings required to recreate her favourite recipes.

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The Weird Yoga

Aug 17, 2016

by Jasmine Pahl

Devotees swear that Kundalini—modern yoga’s freaky but inexplicably powerful sibling—has the power to break through emotional and mental blocks in record time.

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Energy Bra Makes History Exhibit

Aug 09, 2016

by Rebecca  Tay

Why one of our most beloved bras is on display amongst 18th century corsets and modern lingerie in Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.

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A Change of Pace

Aug 09, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Two young entrepreneurs are redefining island time as they spur social change in Puerto Rico through the SweatLife.

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SeaWheeze Digital Packing List

Aug 05, 2016

by Sairah  Hearn

Our Global Social Media & Digital Engagement Manager shares pro tips on the best tools to capture, share and soak up the experience to the digital max.

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Every-Minute-on-the-Minute Strength Training for Runners

Aug 03, 2016

by Chloe  Berge

Build 360-degree power with these five exercises to create balance in your body.

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The Slow Road

Aug 02, 2016

by Bronwyn  Hendry

What can be learned travelling coast-to-coast in a 40-foot long RV? On the Summer of Yoga Tour we found out.

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Running Across India With Samantha Gash

Aug 02, 2016

by Ella  Barba

This August, Samantha Gash is going for a run—a 77-day, 3,800 kilometre run that will take her more that five million steps across India. The question is, why?

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Be You, Bravely with Stephanie Labbé

Jul 28, 2016

by Alyson Strike

After four years on the women’s national soccer team, Canadian pro goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé bravely redefined success and her performance transformed.

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Behind the Seams: Colorado River

Jul 26, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

Ambassadors brave mosquitos and themselves to explore vulnerability on a photoshoot in the wild.

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Raising the Bar

Jul 19, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

American-born, Irish pole vaulter Tori Peña bounced back from failure by leaning on her rock-solid community.

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Five Minutes with Tory Nyhaug

Jul 19, 2016

by Megan  Clark

How BMX racer, Tory Nyhaug, finds success between fast laps and relaxing moments.

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The Runner’s Guide to Yoga

Jul 15, 2016

by Liz  Hammond

Set your sights on the finish line with Mark Berger’s mini yoga series.

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The Grand Scheme

Jul 12, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

American pro cyclist Taylor Phinney has some serious questions. What does it mean to be an athlete? Where does he fit in the world of cycling? What is success? We joined him on a road trip to look for some answers.

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Is Yoga for Real Men?

Jul 12, 2016

by Alex Gravel

Everything about Dusty Breeding is real—his muscles, his beard, and, yes, even his name. To him, manliness, yoga and life are about one thing: the mastery of self.

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5 Active Adventures You Can’t Miss in Iceland

Jul 08, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Five must-do sweaty adventures in Iceland, with a local's tips and tricks along the way.

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5 Minutes With Morghan King

Jul 07, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

Three years ago, American pro weightlifter Morghan King never would’ve expected to be heading to the biggest competition of her life. In fact, she’d never even lifted before. Here she shares how she’s created a life completely unexpected.

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Changing Gears

Jul 05, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

Evelyn Stevens had no idea what she was getting into when she quit her Wall Street job to become a professional cyclist. Then she found a great mentor.

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Leaving a Legacy with Tucker Dupree

Jul 05, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

Swimmer Tucker Dupree is clinically blind, but don’t think for one moment that he can’t see.

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More Than Miles

Jun 29, 2016

by lululemon athletica

Not all of us run to beat our last pace or win our next race. Find out what makes the rest of us lace up and get out there.

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Flow With It

Jun 28, 2016

by Rumon Carter

How Hawaiian lifeguards, Canada, the icy cold Pacific, hiking and halibut added together equals flow.

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5 Minutes with Natalie Taylor

Jun 24, 2016

by Liz  Hammond

How mindset, a mantra and nachos can make the runner.

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The Sweet Life

Jun 21, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

When Kirsten Sweetland got doctor’s orders to stop training less than a year before the biggest race of her life she laughed, and set her sights on the start line.

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Finding Peaceful Fire

Jun 21, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

How being at peace lights golfer Veronica Felibert on fire.

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Yoga For Every Season

Jun 21, 2016

by Andrea Marcum

Though we accept transitions in nature, we’re often resistant to allow change in our lives—even if we suspect it might lead us towards something better.

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Yoga is for Everyone

Jun 20, 2016

by Alexis Finlay

Can’t make it out to one of our community classes celebrating International Day of Yoga? No sweat – we’ve got some videos featuring ambassador Carolyn Anne Budgell so you can get your downward dog on right in the comfort of your living room.

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Outside the Frame with Matt Roy

Jun 19, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

At 40, our Miami-based ambassador Matt Roy took an entirely new career—literally by accident.

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How To Visvamitrasana

Jun 17, 2016

by Carolyn Anne Budgell

A huge feat of balance, strength, expansion and transformation, the devil is in the details of Sage’s Pose.

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The Calm of the Mountains

Jun 14, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

This year is American pole vaulter Melinda Withrow’s last opportunity to vault in the big event happening this summer. That’s a lot of pressure for one person to handle. Luckily, she’s got the most incredible support system around–her dad.

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We’re on the Edge of Our Mat

Jun 13, 2016

by lululemon athletica

We’ve been holding our breath, but it’s finally time to let it all out. Apple Pay is coming this Fall. And it’s going to be rad.

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Found in NYC & LA: Y7 Studio

Jun 10, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

At Y7 Studio, Vinyasa flow comes in a candlelit, warm room with a side of hip-hop.

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On The Line

Jun 07, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

After a disappointing loss in 2012 and the end of his team with his then on-court partner, pro beach volleyball player Jake Gibb wasn’t sure his heart was still in the game. Then he met Casey Patterson.

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Eoin Finn's Eco Karma Project

Jun 03, 2016

by Sarah  Harvison

Through his Eco Karma project, global yoga ambassador Eoin Finn deep dives into the inextricable connection between the ocean and every person on Earth.

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5 To Follow: Pace Beavers

Jun 03, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

Want inspiration to keep running? Look no further than the Instagram accounts of these five SeaWheeze 2016 pace beavers.

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We Read You: Perfectly Imperfect by Baron Baptiste

Jun 01, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

When digging into yogi Baron Baptiste’s latest book, Perfectly Imperfect: The Art and Soul of Yoga, be prepared for the unexpected.

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Summer of Yoga

May 31, 2016

by Alexis Finlay

This summer, we’re taking a road trip across the US to connect with yogis, musicians, athletes and entrepreneurs and meet some new friends, too. Traveling across the country in our big RV, the Summer of Yoga tour is taking place in a dozen intimate settings across the US as well as select Wanderlust festivals.

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Hanging Loose

May 19, 2016

by Alex  Deibold

What happens when you bring a bunch of pro athletes together on a Hawaiian island with a loose agenda? Snowboarder Alex Diebold found out.

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Lysha Kamisato Wernig's Maui

May 17, 2016

by Natasha  John

The inside scoop from a Maui local on where to sweat, fuel-up and unwind on the impossibly beautiful Hawaiian island.

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Behind The Seams NYC

May 03, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

Founder of SERENE Social Millana Snow on rooftop yoga, transformations and what’s next for the wellness community she has created.

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What are Kombucha and Water Kefir?

Apr 22, 2016

by Jasmine Pahl

The fermentation craze is ushering in its second act: a home-brew kombucha and kefir movement that’s growing like gut flora.

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Six Meditation Apps To Try Now

Apr 21, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Whether it's taking a mid-day break at work or looking for something to help get some sleep, we've done the work and tested out six apps that cater to all meditation styles from beginners to experts.

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Naked Yoga

Apr 19, 2016

by Andrea Marcum

Little brings us so face to face with our bare essence as yoga.

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World Marathon Challenge

Apr 11, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

If seven marathons on seven continents in seven consecutive days sounds baffling, that’s because it is—mentally, physically and logistically. As she gears up to run her 16th Boston Marathon next week, we talked to our Natick, Massachusetts ambassador Becca Becca about what it took to set records at the 2016 World Marathon Challenge.

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The Piece: Making Moves Short

Apr 04, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

The Making Moves Short does more with less. They’re light as a feather for a run and practically beg to hit the mat and stretch it out.

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Get to Know Marcus LeBlanc

Mar 28, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Marcus LeBlanc is a creature of habit, and with that comes an obvious work ethic, razor sharp focus, and ability to make crucial decisions—fast. That, paired with his time working for menswear maverick John Varvatos and a stint at ready-to-wear brand Theory, is exactly what our NYC lab needed for its inaugural collection to come into fruition.

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Find True East

Mar 18, 2016

by Andrea Marcum

Vibrant and intriguing, the UAE is a nation where many cultures co-exist, various religions are practiced, the ultra-modern lives beside deeply steeped tradition and a fast-growing yoga community is thriving.

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Get to Know Alexis Young

Mar 11, 2016

by Julia Montague

If Alexis Young issued a manifesto, it would include the following: Have the courage to be unapologetically yourself. Captivate with your authenticity. Believe in yourself, and people will believe in you.

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LA Night Run Crews

Mar 11, 2016

by Jennie Nunn

Running has been synonymous with Los Angeles for decades thanks to sunny weather and mild temps, manicured beach pathways lined with palm trees (think The Strand that stretches 35 kilometres from Pacific Palisades to Torrance), and canyons ideal for year-round hill, speed, and interval training. Yet there was a time when the thought of a night run through the streets of LA would have been uninspiring at best, intimidating at worst. A group of dedicated runners are changing that thinking.

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Get to Know Jian Pablico

Mar 08, 2016

by Rumon Carter

Passionately and humbly Jian Pablico is elevating the world, one truth at a time.

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Yoga in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia

Mar 07, 2016

by Deborah Livingstone

On an intrepid yoga retreat in the middle of the Gobi Desert, one yogi discovered there’s much, much more to the unforgettable landscape than meets the eye.

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The Piece: Tidal Flow Paddle Suit

Mar 01, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

A dream combination of feminine lines and functional details, the one-piece Tidal Flow Paddle Suit stays put on your body so you can be 100 per cent present on your board. Ultra-light and perforated so water flows right through, you’ll feel almost naked wearing it but fear not, with UPF of 50+ fabric we’ve got you covered from the sun. Not much we can do about the stares, though. Might as well grin and own it.

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Yoga, Meditation and Pottery

Feb 15, 2016

by Lara  Zilibowitz

Lara Zilibowitz lived two very different lives for many years. Practicing yoga was a longstanding passion, as were senior roles she held in the magazine world. When she gave up her corporate gig last year, Lara found herself immersed in a surprising new world of creative expression.

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Found in Vancouver, Canada: Lagree West

Feb 05, 2016

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

What do scrambled eggs, mermaids and snakes have in common? They’re part of a series of 60-second fitness moves that promise to have to shaking and sweating and stronger than ever.

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Get to Know Ryan Leier

Feb 03, 2016

by Jasmine Pahl

Ryan Leier is a man with a past. Though it’s hard for us to imagine a time when he wasn’t on the mat, Ryan’s journey began as a record-breaking, semi-professional athlete. Read on as he tells us how an enticing offer from a rock star buddy brought him full circle.

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MELT Method

Jan 27, 2016

by Juliana  Bergstrom

The body’s structure is held together and maintained by our connective tissue, or, the fascia. We spoke with experts to learn what it is, how it works, and why keeping it healthy is integral in leading an active lifestyle and in achieving optimal performance.

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What if the Old Dog is the New Trick?

Jan 21, 2016

by Andrea Marcum

We’re already careening fast into the New Year. Most of us have already trotted out our list of resolutions and dusted off the broken promises of 2015 to begin creating superhuman change for 2016. But how do we make this year different? How can we replace our patterns of impossible expectation with real, renewable progress?

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Rise Nation Takes Fitness To New Heights

Jan 21, 2016

by Julia Montague

It’s 6 a.m. and Andrea Marcum is plotting her escape. Looking out the window at still-dark skies, the Los Angeles-based yoga instructor is craving comfort rather than the challenge that awaits. “I’m usually trying to figure out which kind of smoothie I’m going to have afterward,” she confides.

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Get to Know Kevin Garrett

Jan 19, 2016

by Emma Dinzebach

With an understated, dry sense of humour, soft tone and soulful lyrics, singer-songwriter Kevin Garrett can captivate any audience. His music shares the emotion of Sam Smith’s and the drama of Adele’s. Tracks on his first EP, aptly titled Mellow Drama, are about falling in and out of love, and trusting himself. What Garrett delivers to his listeners feels naked, exposed—and he’s utterly comfortable in that space.

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Take A Moment: Danielle Mika Nagel

Sep 01, 2015

by Danielle Mika Nagel

Our mindfulness manager Danielle Mika Nagel on how she embarked on her own journey to meditation, and 7 chakra meditations.

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One Week Meditation Challenge

Jul 06, 2015

by Danielle Mika Nagel

Welcome to our seven-day meditation challenge podcast series led by our Mindfulness Manager, Danielle Mika Nagel. During the course of this series, we urge you to connect to your most expansive self without boundaries. Got 12 minutes? Let her guide you through a transformational inward journey.

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Tips for Better Sleep

Jun 29, 2015

by Catherine Roscoe Barr

When life gets busy it’s easy to try to get by on less sleep or catch up on it later, especially when what makes you busy is fun. Consistently poor sleep, however, can have detrimental effects on your mental and physical health.

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Biet Simkin Meditation Podcast

Jun 15, 2015

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Biet Simkin will challenge everything you thought you knew about meditation. From her days as a rock-and-roller to her career as guided meditation leader, she’s confirmation that the practice of meditating doesn’t have to look any particular way.

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Taylor and Davis Phinney: The Art of Letting Go

Jun 09, 2015

by Tatiana Jovic

If the thought of stepping into the home of an Olympian is daunting, imagine stepping into the home of three. The Phinney family home, however, couldn’t be further from a relentless, competitive environment that one might associate with the world’s top athletes. It’s surprisingly quiet and calm energy pervades each room. The secret to Davis, Connie and Taylor’s winning mentality, it turns out, is knowing how –and when – to let go.

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Union Station Yoga London

May 12, 2015

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Ten minutes from Clapham Common, an oasis in the middle of busy South West London, is Union Station Yoga, the city’s newest addition to the growing yoga community. With natural light pouring in from floor-to-ceiling windows, a juice bar, and a staff that knows everyone’s name, the all-levels Vinyasa studio on Lavender Hill was born from a goal to offer more opportunity for Londoners to be still, slow down and connect with each other and themselves.

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Singapore Street Art

Apr 27, 2015

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

The heart of lululemon is our stores, and every community where we open a new store is unique. Singapore, our very first store in Asia, is nothing short of that. In a city well-known for its sky-high luxury hotels, legendary shopping malls, cleanliness and zero tolerance for crime (graffiti, in particular, is punishable by law), we decided to bend the rules, just a little bit.

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Big Wave Surfer: Jamie Sterling

Apr 23, 2015

by Stuart Cornuelle

Surfers, as the story goes, are pretty carefree. Laidback. Maybe a bit aimless, even. No one ever told that story to Jamie Sterling.

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Get to Know Jamie Sterling

Apr 23, 2015

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

Dotted with lush green rainforests, unspoiled beaches, and an endless coastline where surfers and humpback whales play, any tourist will attest that the seven-mile paradise known as Oahu’s North Shore is hard to leave. It’s no surprise that the locals, including our ambassador and surfer Jamie Sterling, feel the same way.

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Introducing the Boys of Yoga

Apr 08, 2015

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

These six young, fit guys could pass for any group of friends, cracking jokes, heading for a burger after sweating it out on the field or in the court. But they’re coming from a different practice than you might assume – yoga.

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How to: Astavakrasana

Apr 02, 2015

by Carolyn Anne Budgell

Open hips and a strong core: breaking down a challenging and fun pose.

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Trade Stress for Breath

Mar 19, 2015

by Kellen Brugman

“Soft surrender is as important as hard work.” This mantra helps me function as a yoga teacher, Ayurvedic lifestyle counselor and writer with optimal vitality, ease, and creativity. It also makes a great guiding principle for achieving dreams, fitness goals and career success.

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Surfer Maya Gabeira: Beyond the Blue

Mar 08, 2015

by Carlee Wallace

Maya Gabeira might be the most badass woman in professional surfing, but her real business, you could argue, is making history. Not only is the 28-year-old Brazilian big wave surfer tackling waves that no other woman has, she’s an inspirational athlete out of the water who possesses an admirable outlook on living in the moment. Conquering recent injuries, back-to-back surgeries and a major comeback from a 2013 near-drowning incident in Nazaré, Portugal during one of the most extreme swells ever surfed, she’s finally back in the water and doing what she loves most. Maya is powerful, independent and inspiring, and during our recent trip to the North Shore of Oahu our team spent three incredible days with her.

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How to Uni-Task to Meet Your Goals

Feb 20, 2015

by Catherine Roscoe Barr

Mulit-tasking is so last century. We dug into the growing science around uni-tasking, and how to tap into your brain’s natural ability to focus on one thing at a time.

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Yoga for Sports

Feb 10, 2015

by Bonnie Sein

We know that sometimes it’s hard getting a full practice of yoga in. You’ve had a long day at work, it takes time to get to the studio, and your couch is looking pretty inviting. Whether you’re after a little something to boost your energy level, a killer core workout, or maybe a restorative pose to detox and nourish your body from the inside out, we’ve got you covered with a yoga series that you can do in less than 15 minutes. All you need is a mat and you’ve got yoga that works for you, whenever, wherever.

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5 Tips for Everyday Dressing

Jan 26, 2015

by Elim Chu

We are creatures of habit. There’s comfort in routine and the ability to be on autopilot for a few tasks each day. But what if the logistics of your daily routine—dressing for it—is literally weighing you down?

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O2X Summit Challenge

Oct 24, 2014

by Mike Berard

Contrary to ’80s movie wisdom, sometimes you don’t need to build it for people to come. “The word used most by people to describe our race is ‘gritty” says O2X co-founder Adam La Reau. “Nothing is man-made on the entire course.”

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Ride Inside &go

Oct 22, 2014

by Carlee Wallace

Life can move fast and furious. Nobody has the time to run home to change outfits three times a day. So why not wear clothing that can handle your pace? From a morning sweat session to the office and then out for dinner, &go has your back with wrinkle-resistant, breathable, sweat-wicking fabrics that keep you looking stylish and feeling fresh. Here’s how:

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Pack &go

Sep 21, 2014

by Elim Chu

In July I took a two-day business trip to New York City. Travel isn’t as glamorous as it once was; layovers, line-ups, lost luggage—not to mention luggage fees. There are many reasons to carry-on.

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Bulletproof Coffee

Aug 16, 2014

by Aleksandra Sagan

When was the last time you reached for oil and butter when making your morning coffee? It’s not exactly the first thing that comes to hand—or mind. But, that’s what the man behind Bulletproof Coffee wants to convince us to do.

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5 Minutes With Gabrielle Bernstein

Jun 26, 2014

by Erin Motz

Those of us who are familiar with her know Gabby Bernstein as a super high-energy motivational speaker and author. So before I met her at Wanderlust in Stratton, Vermont, I expected a pretty intense, firecracker of a woman. Turns out, she’s pretty mellow off the stage and fully embodies her message.

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Men’s Workout Shorts

May 13, 2014

by Giulia Halkier

The wrong gym clothes won’t just ruin your look, they can ruin your workout. Leave behind that pit-stained cotton tank and those frayed shorts so you can focus on getting sweaty.

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The Great Wall Marathon

May 08, 2014

by Alicia-Rae Olafsson

For some people, just seeing the Great Wall of China warrants a check off life’s bucket list. For 2,500 others each year, including our ambassador Joe Rios, ticking it off the list means they conquer 5,164 steps of one of the greatest human engineered structures in history in less than eight hours.

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Forest Bathing for Happiness

Apr 21, 2014

by Kate MacLennan

When the idea for a story on ‘forest bathing’ was pitched at a planning meeting a few weeks ago in our Vancouver store support centre, the looks around the table could be summed up in a noise: “Huh?”

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Why I Left lululemon

Mar 06, 2014

by Jason Field

Let me start by saying that I’m a believer that fortune favours the bold. After graduating with a degree in finance and working for a major financial institution and marketing agency, I was still searching for how I could make my dent in the universe.

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Sports Bras for Street Wear

Feb 03, 2014

by Kate MacLennan

We sat down with two of our designers to take you behind the seams in the creation of some of our sports bras, and they also served up some inspiration in ways to wear them from sweat to the street.

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The Life Holistic: Make Healthy Chocolate Ice Cream

Jan 31, 2014

by Bonnie Sein

Jacqui, Nikki and Georgia are three rad chicks. Their goal? To create healthy minds through healthy foods. Oh, and to make ridiculously good ice cream that’s dairy-, gluten- and refined sugar-free, therefore completely guilt-free as well.

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Fit for Travel

Oct 09, 2013

by Kate MacLennan

If the Terminator movies were all about the rise of the machines, the exact opposite is true of functional strength training, says Pete Kendrick of CrossFit 604 in Vancouver. “The idea of working out on machines is gone. The more simple and basic the movement or exercise is, the more effective it is.”

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What’s in a Feeling?

by Cayley Thiessen

Feelings have always been important to humans. Listening to the way we feel has helped us to survive, to create meaningful relationships, to interpret the events in our lives. Simply put, our feelings drive our interactions with each other and the world.

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