From Work To Working Out- Flexible Fitness Gear With Lucy

October 27, 2014

working out with lucy

A few years ago, when I started running and making fitness a priority, I had to find a few “hacks” to make sure that my fitness routine stuck.  As a reforming couch potato, I know that if I don’t make fitness stupid-easy, I will work myself around the clock or find an excuse not to go for a run or hit the gym.

One trick I picked up years ago, was to make sure that whenever possible, my workout clothes were versatile enough to use during my workday as a social media manager but also meant I could turn off the computer and literally run out the door.  For awhile, when my schedule was really crazy, I would sleep in my running clothes so I could roll out of bed and be halfway done before I could talk myself out of it!  Nowadays, I typically prefer to go running in the afternoon or after work in the evening, depending on the season.

 

Lucy

 

Hunched over at a computer is my natural state.  I love what I do, and it can be easy to work around the clock if I’m not mindful of my time, but I work better when I balance work and working out.  When I make time to go for a walk, a run, or hit the gym, I think better and have more energy to hop from task to task.

Honestly, one of my favorite things about running is that it helps me think creatively.  If I have a problem to solve or a marketing campaign that just doesn’t seem to be quite crystallized in my head, I sometimes will take a quick mile run just to help process ideas and make sense of it all.

Staying Active With Lucy

 

Knowing that my life is cray-cray and I essentially need to keep fitness stupid-simple despite the chaos, I got to try some new workout wear from lucy activewear.  I ordered the Get Going Pant in black ($89), Keep The Pace half-zip in jade heather ($89), Can’t Catch Me running sock ($14), and the Run Your Heart Out headband ($10).

What I love about this outfit is that it’s perfect for layering.  The pants have enough room to breathe that you can layer long johns underneath if the weather goes bi-polar (as it does in Chicago) but still be comfortable on a sunny day, and the Keep The Pace half-zip had thumb holes and a warm, cushy fabric which is great for brisk fall runs.

I took my lucy activewear for a spin during my workday- first curled up at the desk for creative brainstorming sessions for my marketing work, and then when my brain got foggy, I grabbed my keys and went out for a run without any fuss-  it’s gear for work or working out!

 

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More “you time” to do the things you really love (like getting in your favorite workout). This is for you. The ones who have it all…on their to-do list! Let lucy takeaway the small stuff that stands between you and a good sweat. Enter for a chance to win some more “You Time.”

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Disclosure: This post was sponsored by lucy through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about lucy, all opinions are my own.

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One response to “From Work To Working Out- Flexible Fitness Gear With Lucy”

  1. Brittany says:

    That color looks really good on you 🙂 I’m all about comfy!

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