There are two problems with Lululemon, the first being they aren’t carried by many retailers, or via handy online stores like Amazon. (You can find some eBay stores that have their stuff, but ehh, I’m not a big eBay fan.) The second problem is that they are really expensive, like so expensive it makes you wonder if the pants actually come with someone else’s fantastic-looking ass, so your own ass can just chill out while the Stunt Ass does squats and stuff.
Lucky for me (?), there’s a Lululemon store right in my neighborhood mall, and I’ve paid them a visit on a few occasions now. Each time I come away with a sadly depleted wallet, but a brand new piece of workout gear that I love beyond all reason. The pants I own — particularly the Groovy Crop and Boogie Crop styles — really and truly transform my ass into Ass 2.0, a perkier, more firmly arranged version of itself. It may not be Jessica Biel’s ass, but it’s an improved view.
They are also very comfortable, and they’re good quality pants that aren’t going to sag or pill up or get stretched out of shape. They perform equally well during yoga, kickboxing, and sitting on the couch watching Mad Men.
The price is steep, but never underestimate the power of a great workout outfit. I find that the clothes I wear during exercise do influence my level of energy — if I’m wearing irritating, unflattering clothing, I’m going to have a sucky workout because I’m distracted by the ongoing effort of yoinking my pants out of my butt crack, or whatever. While if I’m wearing my Lululemons, I’m happier and more comfortable and I know my rear end doesn’t look half-bad while I’m in Downward Dog. Hey, the little things make a difference.
My cropped Lululemons are definitely my go-to workout clothes. I mean, not that they’re all I wear, ha ha haa ACK, but I feel nearly despondent when they’re in the wash and I have to dig out something else.
How about you? What are your very favorite workout clothes of all time?