The right workout gear

March 17, 2008 4:27:31 PM PDT
Audrey Mansfield demonstrates the right workout gear to shape up in style.

Clothing from lululemon athletica

Audrey's outfit:
Reverse Groove Pant - color: Quilt/Mahogany $92
Power V Tank - color: Mahogany $44
Shape Up Jacket - color: Terracotta $99

Janelle's outfit:
Extend Pant - color: Black/New blue $84
Ashtanga Tank - color: Ivory $44
She-Bop Jacket - color: New blue $89

Kristi's outfit:
Fitness Pant - color: Black/Senorita pink $84
Deep V Tank - color: Senorita pink $52

San Francisco store locations:
Lululemon Athletica, Union Square
327 Grant Ave (between Bush St. and Sutter St.)
Phone: (415) 402-0914
Hours: Monday through Saturday 10 AM - 8 PM
Sunday 11 AM - 6:30 PM

Luluemon Athletica, Cow Hollow
1981 Union Street (between Buchanan St. and Laguna St.)
Phone: (415) 776-5858
Hours: Everyday 10 AM -7 PM
Other store locations: www.lululemon.com/stores

For more information on the clothing seen in this segment: www.lululemon.com http://www.lululemon.com

Exercises

Cardio Plan:
Beginners: begin with walking 20 minutes 3 times a week working up to 45 minutes 4 times a week. Advanced: begin with jogging 20 minutes 3 times a week working up to 45 minutes 4 times a week.

Angled Bicep Curl into Shoulder Press:
Start w/weights in hands (2-6 lbs.), palms facing out, curl weights up towards outside of shoulders, when weights are at shoulders turn palms out and bring elbows up so that arms look like goal posts, press weights up and overhead. Bring back down in reverse order. Begin with 2 sets of 12, working up to 3 sets of 15.

Dips:
Start by sitting on the edge of a bench fingertips curved over bench, elbows pointing straight back, push bum off edge with hands staying on bench, drop bum towards ground, bringing elbows to 90 degrees and push body back up to top of move keeping bum very close to bench. Beginners keep knees bent, advanced straighten legs. Begin with 2 sets of 12, working up to 3 sets of 15.

Plank:
Hands on ground directly below shoulders, push to the top of a push up position and hold. Begin with 2 sets of 30 secs, working up to 3 sets of 1 min. Advanced hold at the top of push up position and bring outside knee around to touch same side elbow. Begin with 2 sets of 10 per side, working up to 3 sets of 15 per side.

Squat/Lunge Combo:
Step foot out to side and squat, bum reaching back, keeping knees behind toes, step foot back in and together, then step same foot back behind for a lunge. In lunge ensure back knee drops towards ground while front knee stays behind toes. Begin with 2 sets of 10 per side, working up to 3 sets of 15.

VyAyr Fitness is a fun-filled four-week boot camp in San Francisco, just for women. The program is designed to improve your physical fitness and mental well-being. You bring the hand-weights, a yoga mat and a water bottle, and we'll provide ever-changing fitness workouts, challenging obstacle courses and plenty of encouragement.

For more information on Kristi Dowler's Vyayr Fitness for Women Program: www.vyayr.com


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