New Online Active Living Program Lorna Jane Canada
Accessible, free, quality health and fitness resources for everyone across Canada
March 12, 2018 (Vancouver, BC) – In 2018, thousands of women will have access to free online quality health and fitness resources through the Lorna Jane Canada Active Living Program.
For the first time ever in Canada, award-winning technical fashion brand, Lorna Jane is providing access to the best possible professional health and fitness information online that will educate, inspire and motivate those looking to improve their overall health and wellbeing.
Lorna Jane believes that everyone should have access to good quality health and fitness, but they also know that affording a personal trainer, gym membership or participating in an 8-week challenge is simply not possible for an increasing number of people. Therefore, in 2018 they will be offering free health and fitness to anyone that wants it.
FACT: Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980.
FACT: More than 39% of the adult population is now considered obese.
FACT: 1.9 billion of the world’s population is doing insufficient exercise.
Lorna Jane believes it is time to make a change and they have created an easy to follow Active Living Program that will change the way you want to live your life.
“Active Living is my personal life philosophy,” says Founder Lorna Jane Clarkson. “It’s a way of life that has been adopted by thousands of women all over the world because it shows them how to incorporate health and fitness into their everyday lives with ease. It breaks everything you need into the daily practice of Move, Nourish and Believe and teaches you that making mindful choices on a daily basis will positively impact how you live your life.”
The Lorna Jane Active living Program consists of:
MOVE: Daily workouts and guides.
NOURISH: Nourishing Meal plans and recipes.
BELIEVE: Practices to get you on track with self-love and self-belief.
“We want to educate and motivate people by providing them with the tools they need to be the healthiest, happiest and fittest version of themselves,” says Clarkson.
The Lorna Jane Active Living program will be available exclusively via lornajane.ca
Lorna Jane is available to buy in stores in Vancouver and Toronto, in 45 Sport Chek retail locations across Canada, online at sportchek.ca and online at lornajane.ca
Health & Fitness: Top Benefits of Wearing Compression Clothing
Compression clothing has gained widespread attention in recent years for their many health benefits. These clothes are often worn by athletes and people with certain medical conditions who find them useful. Here are some of the main benefits of wearing compression clothing.
Compression clothing, like that from Capsule Corp Clothing, improves blood circulation by applying constant pressure to certain muscle groups. The increase in circulation can enhance athletic performance by supplying the muscles with more blood and removing toxins. Better blood flow can also help with recovery following a workout. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and other dangerous blood clots can further be prevented when blood flow is increased. Such clothing can be especially useful in increasing blood circulation.
Reduced Inflammation and Swelling
The pressure that compression clothing applies to muscles can prevent swelling and inflammation while playing sports. The squeezing action can prevent fluid buildups around muscles and joints. Any excessive fluid can be reabsorbed by the body better when compression clothes are worn. Men’s Journal states that compression socks and tops are particularly good at reducing swelling and inflammation caused by activities like weightlifting and long-distance running. Compression clothes are also sometimes used to reduce inflammation and swelling caused by medical conditions like lymphedema or following surgery.
Keeping the muscles warm is important during workouts, and compression gear can help with this. According to Physioroom.com, this type of clothing provides an extra layer of warmth that can keep athletes’ muscles from getting cold during early-morning workouts. Keeping the muscles warm is one of the best ways to prevent soreness and cramping. Warmer muscles also have less chances of becoming injured. The additional warmth provided to certain muscle groups may even increase endurance. Compression garments can provide maximum comfort while warming up and doing practice drills.
Improved Athletic Technique
Compression gear can even improve the way an athlete engages in sports and help with athletic performance. Pacing is known to improve in some sprinters who wear compression clothing. An athlete may notice an improvement in gait while wearing compression leggings. This type of clothing can also reinforce good posture. Compression clothing is known to reduce muscle fatigue, which may further enhance proper athletic technique.
Many people have experienced numerous advantages with compression clothing. Whether this type of clothing is worn for athletic or medical purposes, compression gear can address many issues that affect the body. If you’re worried about how compression clothing can fit in with your style, know that there are tons of styles out there for you to choose from. If you’re into anime, for example, there are Dragon Ball Z compression clothes that you could where if you wanted to. Whatever your style is, there’s definitely something out there for you.
What are YogaPaws?
YogaPaws gloves and socks are made out of an ergonomic design that keeps the webbing of the hands and feet happy while you exercise. The thick pads encourage correct posture and technique while providing all the comfort and support that Yogi desires. Finger and toe cutouts allow you to take full control of your positioning, while fitted palm and feet coverage boosts your balance and helps evenly distribute your weight while in movement. The gear makes exercising both indoors and outdoors feel effortless and natural - just like it should.
YogaPaws allow you to practice yoga anytime, anywhere, without the use of a mat. They’re convenient to pack lightly, and have many different uses, too. Check out other ways yogis are using their gloves and socks here! Plus, it’s not just for women – there are men’s sizes and options available, too.
Where can YogaPaws be purchased?
Online, at several different retailers, including their website and Amazon, YogaOutlet.com and more.
Other info & Quick Stats
Click here for the company website: http://www.yogapaws.com Interview: Jamie Getwiller, CEO/inventor
YogaPaws is a mother/daughter adventure which started in 2001 and officially in launched in 2003. Gail (mother) and Jamie (daughter) Getzwiller share a love for travel and yoga which lead to a natural development of the YogaPaws. Since then, they have embarked on a journey of love and working dedication to produce the best “paws” possible. Yoga Paws have been a product and company that cares about spreading the love and allowing all the yogi's around the world to enjoy as non-slip practice, anytime, anywhere.
Pricing: Full sets begin at $35.00 and in a variety of sizes, ranging from petite, wide and regular.
Evicii Athletica offers a twist on workout clothing with stylish pieces you can wear anywhere!
These chic styles will motivate you to work out!
No need to change after a workout. With Evicii Athletica, you’ll experience high quality, stylish athletic wear that will take you from the gym to lunch with the ladies or from yoga to happy hour drinks at the bar. Check out these popular and versatile Evicii Athletic items from its premier collection:
·Three-quarter Basic Legging ($78) – A legging that’s perfect for exercise and comfortable enough to run errands. The mid-rise legging features moisture wicking material so you can go about your day sweat-free. Available in solid black and a solid white that’s non-see through so you can do squats with confidence.
·To the Point Crop Top($52) – Show off those abs with the brand’s To the Point quilted crop top and even pair with any of Evicii’s fitness leggings or their Conquistador Short ($70). A fabric combo of polyester and Spandex allows for high performance and the top’s wider cut armholes lend itself to ultimate comfort.
·Inspired Black Paisley Legging ($150) – Stay chic with a textured paisley pant that’s not over-the-top bold. Paisley design appears on the front of the leg so it creates a subtle but unique look. It even has side pockets big enough to hide your phone or iPod touch.
About Evicii Athletica
Evicii Athletica’s mantra – evolve, conquer and inspire – was born from the creative desire to bring something new to the world of health and fitness. The Los Angeles-based brand seeks to create apparel that compliments a woman’s journey in fitness and life. Evicii Athletica selects the best high-performance fabrics with different textures and materials to provide truly fashion forward active wear.
Skins RY400 Recovery Long Tights and Long Sleeve Top
Some time ago Skins reached out to me and wanted to send me both tights and a top. I did some research on their products and agreed. Not only because I am a competitive athlete but I am a strong believer in recovery; recovery is very crucial when you put your body through high intensity training. If you are not fully recovering between workouts you will peak and not be able to perform at your best.
After reading up about the benefits of Skins recovery leggings and long sleeve top I figured I would give them a try. After my workout I through on my leggings and long sleeve shirt, skins recommends that you wear your recovery clothes for a minimum of 3 hours after your exercise allowing you to circulate blood faster feeding your muscles more oxygen.
The next day I did notice what I wasn’t as sore as I typically would be. As for comfort level the leggings were super flexible, and the elasticity was durable and held up making it easier by not having to constantly pull up. The long sleeve shirt sat perfectly around my neck and wasn’t too high as some long sleeves are. I definitely recommend Skins recovery line to any athlete to help speed up recovery.
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Recently All4Fit sent me a pair of leggings to try and for review. I found that the All4Fit leggings are very comfortable for both exercising in and lounging around. During my workout I found the material super breathable, which made them perfect for when I do my cardio sessions. More over, the elasticity over time started to stretch as the day went on making it very annoying to have to constantly be pulling up my leggings. The leggings were not see through which is amazing and very difficult to find now in days.
All4Fit offers many varieties of leggings with funky designs, colors and patterns. They offer a sizing chart on there website so you order your size the first time. I love that they offer 2 types of materials polyamide, which hides that stubborn cellulite, and polyester, which is super breathable throughout your workout. I definitely would recommend these leggings to anyone who wants to stand out in a crowd with funky designs.
SPIbelt - Keep All Of Your Personal Items On You While You Train - A Review
Now that the weather is breaking and a lot of us are planning to shift out workouts from outside to inside. But working out outside brings its challenges. One of the most inconvenient of them is not being able to carry everything that you need without a backpack or feeling and hearing your items like your keys, phone and maybe carbs flopping in your pockets. I know I also tend to worry about dropping something or something slipping out during my run. That's why I decided to look into SPIbelt and give it a try.
What drew me was the fact that I would be able to carry everything I needed without the stress or annoyance that usually comes a long with it. The SPIbelt had enough room in it to fit my keys, phone and money. I loved the way everything fit so snug and secure. I was able to try it out on a hike and it didn't disappoint! I liked it so much, that I carried it to the gym with me to help me keep up with everything and I really liked it.
We've all tried fanny packs but not only are hey not really cute, but I always have a problem with them riding up. I didn't have this problem at all with the SPIbelt.
If you're into being active outdoors, I would suggest the SPIbelt. You might even like it at the gym if you don't have access to a locker.
Did you know about FL2? FL2- Just Fab Has Mens Line
I think that this is pretty amazing. How many ladies shopping sites are there out there? A LOT! Shout out to Just Fab/Fabletics for creating FL2. This gives men who are looking for affordable workout wear a place to shop. http://www.fabletics.com/sets There are some great fashionable items on the site. They are also affordable. I am not sure if they are good quality or not but I would assume so as they take pride in a good brand on their womans side of things. You can definitely Train It Right in these clothes guys!
Alicia Bell - Commercial - A Day In The Life
Recently Alicia Bell of Train It Right was casted in a campaign/commercial for New Balance (she is not affiliated with New Balance) however was chosen to be in the ad. Her track and field athletes are also featured in the commercial. Check it out below.
You can also enter to win a trip for two to a North American concert, 1000$ of New Balance gear and download Alicia's playlist from Spotify. http://www.freshfoamzante.ca/en-sc Good luck!
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