Here in Philly, we’re pretty lucky — there’s almost always a great fitness event going on somewhere. And turns out, some of our very favorite stores and eateries host A LOT of ’em. Below, seven Philly stores that have sweet community fitness calendars filled with everything from runs to pop-up yoga to boot camps and more.
It’s hot out there. Like all-I-want-to-do-is-lay-in-front-of-an-air-conditioner-while-watching-Orange-Is-the-New-Black hot. So we get: Mustering up the motivation to hit your workouts and sweat more than you already are while just living your life might be a bit tough. But one thing that will get you movin’? The promise of a free post-workout popsicle — and the folks at Lululemon Walnut Street are offering you just that this Thursday. Say it with us: Yes, please!
• A truly good sports bra, that doesn’t cut into you when you work out and actually provides support without suffocating you, can be hard to come by. That, it seems, is why women who spend much of their lives sweating are intrigued by Lululemon’s new sports bra, the Enlite, which runs at a pricey $98 and comes in 20 different sizes. And it’s got people talkin’ — first Well + Good gave it a rave review, and now two editors over POPSUGAR give it double thumbs up. [POPSUGAR Fitness]
Last night, I couldn’t fall asleep until 11:30 p.m., and that’s like 4 a.m. in my world, which is filled with premature Grandma-like tendencies like going to bed at 8:45 p.m. on the regular. Why couldn’t I fall asleep, you ask? Well, because I was still buzzing from all the good vibes I soaked up at last night’s Be Well Philly Underground Sweat + Sip + Shop event with City Fitness and the lululemon Local Fishtown.
Going to go ahead and say I told you so: A few weeks ago, we told you guys you were going to want to start paying attention to the free fitness happenings being organized by the folks over at Lululemon’s new Fishtown outpost. But in case you didn’t take that suggestion to heart, we thought we’d bring their truly awesome January lineup of events to your attention: Over the course of 21 days, which kicked off this Monday, they have a free event of some form or another — from hot yoga classes to Spin sessions to resolution mural workshops and more — on the roster, with events going down at the Frankford Avenue store or at studios in the Fishtown ‘hood. Uhhhhhhh, yes, please!
Back when we told you guys about what to expect at Lululemon’s new local concept store, dubbed the Local Fishtown, we told you to keep an eye on their events calendar. The concept for the store, after all, is to be a hub for the fitness community. But even we weren’t expecting their community events lineup to be quite so full.
If you’ve had trouble sticking to your runs as the temperatures drop, Lululemon and the November Project Philadelphia are here to help keep you from turning into a complete lazy bum this December: They’ve teamed up for a free three-week running series, kicking off this week. And if a free group run isn’t enough incentive to get you to leave your heated living room for the brisk outdoors, note that each run ends at a local bar for happy hour. Yes, please!
The Local Fishtown, Lululemon’s new local concept store, opened on Frankford Avenue last weekend — and tonight, they’re bringing yet another Lululemon concept to Philly for the weekend: Lululemon Lab.
The company has two locations for Lululemon Lab, Vancouver and New York City, and this weekend, the NYC Lab team will be coming to Philly for the first time to show off pieces — which you, my friends, can shop! — from their Winter ’16 collection during a weekend-long trunk show at Lululemon’s The Local Fishtown.
Well, that was fast. In September, we told you guys that Lululemon’s new ‘local’ concept would be setting up shop at 1424 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. And now, just a short two months later, the new Lululemon location, dubbed The Local Fishtown, is ready to open its doors. Eeeeee!