Jul
16

Experience Everything #ROXYOutdoorFitness

The great outdoors is calling us. A new season means a new opportunity to build a better, stronger us. Running, bending, twisting and reshaping. Always testing ourselves. Always seeking our happy place. Finding strength and resilience we never knew we had. Reaching our limits and pushing past them. Redefining out minds, redefining our bodies. Finding zen within us, by engaging with the world around us. Fit. In whichever way we see fit. Because “better” is a moving target. And everyday we’re one step closer to our best selves. #ROXYOutdoorFitness

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Apr
22

Wear Recycled Plastic Bottles This Earth Day! Give Back to the Planet with ROXY and Repreve®!

We believe that every ROXY girl wants to do her part for the planet.  Whether it’s doing a special volunteer activity to give back on Earth Day or celebrating Mother Nature all year long, we are inspired to do the same.

Select styles of our boardshorts are now made with Repreve ®, a recycled fiber made from recycling plastic bottles. By using Repreve, we are using less petroleum and emitting fewer greenhouse gasses, helping to conserve precious natural resources.  Even better, the fabric created in the process looks good, feels soft and is easier on the environment, making ROXY greener one product at a time!

Our Line Up Recycled Boardshorts  are a team and fan favorite. Plus, they’re made with 7 recycled bottles! (Yep, that’s right…7 recycled plastic bottles)!

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We also chatted with some of our ROXY team riders to find out how they celebrate Earth Day:

“Keep it simple. Get outside and enjoy the mountains with good people” –Robin Van Gyn

“I like to celebrate by incorporating little things, like walking to the beach to surf or riding my bike, planting some flowers in my new garden and using solar powered lights around the garden or lighting candles around the house” -Rosy Hodge 

“I will be outside! Snowboarding, exploring the mountains natural terrain come snow, wind or rain” –Aimee Fuller

“To celebrate Earth Day, I’m going to turn off the TV & computers and read a good book” -Lisa Andersen

“I always try to fill up 2 glass bottles with water before leaving the house so I don’t have to waste plastic ones. I’m still sort of bad at bringing my own bags to the store, so on Earth Day I will make it my goal to put bags in my car and not take any home from the store!” -Monyca Eleogram 

“The collective consciousness and appreciation towards nature on earth day is extra special, yet I believe we should celebrate the earth everyday! I aim to reduce, reuse and recycle. There are so many ways to “protect our planet” so let’s make an effort together so we and future generations can keep enjoying our natural playgrounds” –Kjersti Buass

“I grew up in a household with no dishwasher and a clothes dryer used very rarely. Our mother has always encouraged my sisters and I to hang our washing out in the sun each day and wash our own dishes; to live without relying on energy wasting dryers. The bonus is that the sunshine acts as a natural antibacterial agent, so in fact it’s highly hygienic to utilize the sun’s warmth instead of creating it with electricity” -Stephanie Gilmore

Jan
24

ROXY Outdoor Fitness: Widen your horizons & explore the California coastline with South Africa’s Rosy Hodge

Widen your horizons & explore the California coastline with South Africa's Rosy Hodge #ROXYOutdoorFitness

New year means new adventures for ROXY Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rosy Hodge who will be joining the ASP as an official commentator. What else is on her 2014 to-do? After nonstop surf this winter and enjoyable winter weather, Rosy is keeping the adventure alive and exploring her new California backyard.

As a light, and great all around workout Rosy has gone into full discovery mode, looking for new trails along the California coast whenever the waves are crowded and the old shoulders sore.

One of her favorites, situated along the north end of Laguna Beach is Crystal Cove State Park. The backcountry is filled with miles of trails for hiking and boosts a beautiful view of El Morro State Beach. Rosy likes to begin with a light stretch when deciding which trails to take and reading up on the dangers around each location. Paired up with her On The Run Capri Pants and Embrace Bra, Rosy can enjoy the sunny terrain and picturesque views. As the day wares away, the Featherlight Windbreaker goes on for a brisk walk down the hill and back to the car. This lightweight jacket (which packs into itself), is an absolute must when traveling light.

An easy way to widen your horizons is to follow Rosy’s lead and research your local hiking trails for a quick afternoon or morning walk with some friends.

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Nov
22

Roxy Outdoor Fitness: Down and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore

Down and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventure

“Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” -John Muir

It’s so easy to get caught up in the busyness of life. We get distracted with work and technology that we forget what it’s like to be still. Going to the mountains and the high alpine is such an escape. It’s an escape from the crazy pace of life and the constant noise that surrounds us. It’s where peace can be found, and where you can challenge yourself both mentally and physically.

ROXY Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore recently climbed the East Face of Mount Whitney – no easy task! The time, amount of gear and energy exertion was at times overwhelming but totally worth it according to Rachel. Before attempting the climb Rachel always checks the weather and the first thing she packs is a down jacket, and for this particular trip her go-to choice was the Down and Ready Jacket. Priority number one is staying warm in the alpine, especially since temperatures often hit below freezing levels during the climb, on the summit and at night.

To get to the base of the climb it’s a four and a half mile cross country hike with over 4,500ft of elevation gain. It’s a stunning trek from beautiful pine forests all the way up to barren alpine lakes. Once at the base Rachel recommends spending the night to help acclimate your body; The night sky is always a treat up in the mountains. With no light pollution the stars are as clear as day, with dozens of shooting stars and even a satellite or two. As Rachel puts it, “The feeling you get up there is like no other I’ve found in this world.”. The size of the surrounding peaks, clear night sky, the sheer isolation and silence truly changes you.

In the morning it’s time to gear up, refill water bottles from the lake and head out. The climb itself is 2,500 vertical feet. This time it took about 5 hours. Rachel’s group was delayed as they met another climbing party and consequently stuck on a small ledge for over an hour in the wind and hail waiting until a good time to pass the other party. Luckily her Down and Ready Jacket kept warm!

When their group finally reached the summit they could tell a storm was moving in and it was starting to hail harder. They made fast decent and packed up camp, since it’s never smart to stay when a lightning storm is coming through. All in all it was a 14 hour day and one of the most physically challenging days she’s ever experienced.

Here are Rachel’s recommendations for your next (or first) backpacking trip:

  • Always do your research ahead of time! Make sure you know where you are headed, and that the trails are open and the weather conditions are good.Down and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventureDown and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventureDown and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventureDown and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventureDown and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventureDown and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventureDown and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventure Down and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventure Down and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventure Down and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventure Down and Ready to tackle the alpine with Roxy Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Get her backpacking recommendations for your next adventure
  • The basic packing list should always include:
    • a guide book or map
    • a comfortable backpack
    • water bottle and water filtration system
    • high protein food and snacks
    • stove
    • tent with a rain fly, sleeping pad and a good sleeping bag (I recommend a down 0 degree bag)
    • good hiking shoes, an extra pair of socks and lots of layers. (Long underwear, a fleece jacket, down jacket and a rainshell)
    • headlamp
    • and a camera!

 

Don’t attempt anything that you are not comfortable with. The mountains are not going anywhere soon but they will always be calling those adventurous at heart!

 

 

 

 




Nov
08

Roxy Outdoor Fitness: Sally Fitzgibbons shares the key components to a successful early morning workout

Put on your favorite #ROXYOutdoorFItness outfit & go on a run with professional surfer Sally Fitzgibbons

According to ROXY Outdoor Fitness ambassador and professional surfer Sally Fitzgibbons, the key to an early morning workout is putting on an outfit that ‘makes you feel like you’re invincible and can run at the speed of light’. Her outfit of choice for a cold winter morning? Standard Running Tights and the Ambition Running Tee paired with the  Down and Ready Jacket.

Here are Sally’s morning workout running tips that every girl should abide by (trust us! This girl is so in shape and on her game it’s inspiring!):

Warming up and warming down is absolutely key in preventing injuries.

Put on your favorite #ROXYOutdoorFItness outfit & go on a run with professional surfer Sally FitzgibbonsMake sure you have an active and lively warm up including; leg swings, lunges and only hold any static stretches for a short moment.

Post exercise take your time in doing a slow cool down jog and hold your stretches for an extended length of time. Make sure you sync your breathing with the stretches to go a little further.

Put on your favorite #ROXYOutdoorFItness outfit & go on a run with professional surfer Sally Fitzgibbons

Make your run fun and exciting…Go on an adventure! Look off the beaten path and try to always keep moving forward and not go back the same way you came!

Put on your favorite #ROXYOutdoorFItness outfit & go on a run with professional surfer Sally Fitzgibbons

Have someone drop you at a destination where you are just running to make it back home or to a friends’ house or your favorite cafe to meet up with everybody.

Use your surroundings wherever you may be in the world. Study your environment and find little challenges like a steep hill and create a super set around it.

3 sets of 5 sprint hills will send the heart rate through the roof and get the legs burning.

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Don’t forget to Smile and enjoy yourself amidst all the pain!!! Chin up and always look ahead..

A Smile Will Take You The Mile!

Put on your favorite #ROXYOutdoorFItness outfit & go on a run with professional surfer Sally Fitzgibbons

Oct
26

FITNESS Magazine Blogger Meet & Tweet with ROXY Outdoor Fitness

Check out our recent event with Fitness Magazine for their Blogger Meet & Tweet #ROXYOutdoorFitness #FitBlogLA

It’s still Summer in Santa Monica! Sunshine, beach views, and a poolside setting at Santa Monica’s Annenburg Community Beach House set the stage to celebrate the west coast edition of Fitness Magazine’s Blogger Meet and Tweet #FitBlogLA.

The #ROXYOutdoorFitness team was fortunate to be one of the lucky sponsors invited to showcase the upcoming Spring 2014 collection and give bloggers’ the chance to take and test a couple items from our current collection! For those of you curious about the upcoming collection, you can expect lots of amazing technical and colorful pieces (it will be here soon!).

It was a long and eventful day, with an amazing group of speakers, bloggers and the whole crew at Fitness.  Thank you again to everyone who made the day so motivating!

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Oct
25

Roxy Outdoor Fitness: Kick start your day with Let The Sea Set You Free finalist Taylr Kreutziger

 Kick start your early morning routine with #ROXYOutdoorFitness ambassador & Let The Sea Set You Free finalist Taylr Kreutziger

There is no better way to start your day than an early morning workout in your ROXY Outdoor Fitness gear.  Brisk mornings in nature are synonymous with a fresh awakening and a renewal of the mind, body, and spirit.  Centering yourself upon waking and connecting with nature provides a sense of internal calmness and readiness to take on the day ahead.   Whether it is a quick run on the beach, or some yoga and stretching in the woods, ROXY Outdoor Fitness ambassador, Let the Sea Set You Free finalist, and owner of August_Fox, Taylr Kreutziger, kick starts her day with an early stimulating workout complete with good tunes, a light stretch, and her favorite ROXY Outdoor Fitness apparel (‘Enhance Capri Tights’, ‘Atmosphere Jacket’, ‘Frequency Jacket’).  For Taylr, the alert, clear and conscious mind, a product of this early morning ritual, is a tremendous platform for the creativity that goes into her artwork and designs.

 

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 Kick start your early morning routine with #ROXYOutdoorFitness ambassador & Let The Sea Set You Free finalist Taylr Kreutziger

Some quick and easy tips to rise out of bed and take on your early workout:

Go to bed early: By allowing yourself a good night’s rest, you will have energy to take on whatever tasks are ahead for your day.

Set out your clothes the night before: Taylr sets out her Roxy ‘Enhance Capri Tights’ and one of her favorite ROXY Outdoor Fitness Jackets before bed, so the first thing she is ready for when she wakes up is her workout.

Lastly, have a nutritious, balanced breakfast: Start your day with a banana and almond butter, green smoothie, protein shake, or big bowl of oatmeal for a natural energy boost that will last all morning.

With these tips and the motivation to start your day early, you will feel as if you can take on the world.  There is something to be said about challenging yourself, mentally, physically, and creatively, before the sun even gets around to rising.

To see more of Taylr’s adventures, follow her on instagram @taylranne

 Kick start your early morning routine with #ROXYOutdoorFitness ambassador & Let The Sea Set You Free finalist Taylr Kreutziger

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 Kick start your early morning routine with #ROXYOutdoorFitness ambassador & Let The Sea Set You Free finalist Taylr Kreutziger

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Oct
11

Roxy Outdoor Fitness: Wake up early & catch the sunrise with Rosy Hodge in South Africa. Get her ‘Daybreak’ fit tips…

Sunrise workout in South Africa with Rosy Hodge #ROXYOutdoorFitness #getfit #fitness #fit

Rosy Hodge has been riding for Roxy since she was a wee-grom and now is one of the faces of ROXY Outdoor Fitness. As a forever traveler, it’s not often Rosy is one place for too long but recently she was fortunate enough to stop off in her home country of South Africa for a couple days.

Regardless of where she is, one of her favorite things to stay active is wake up early, put on her favorite ROXY Outdoor Fitness ‘kit’, as she calls it, or Daybreak Top and Standard Running Tights and go explore.

Thanks to Rosy’s mama’s photog skills, we can get a glimpse into what early morning training looks like for her! Now it’s your turn to try…

 #ROXYOutdoorFitness ambassador Rosy Hodge shares her  clever workout tips

I started running just over a year ago when I hurt my knee snowboarding. I find soft sand running is my favorite form of cardio. It gets the job done quickly. I will try and run for at least half an hour. Start with 20 minutes at your own pace and work your way up to half an hour or more.

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I love being outdoors and improvising with what’s around me for my workout. I used a rock I found as a weight for Russian Twists. I will usually form a little circuit and do 15-20 reps of each 3 times.

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Use a rock for your squats if you feel like it. Remember to keep your knees inline with your feet and don’t let them buckle in. Form is more important than number of reps.

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Oct
04

Roxy Outdoor Fitness: Beach Volleyball tips & Tricks with Rachel Moore

Get back to the basics of beach volleyball with #ROXYOutdoorFitness ambassador Rachel Moore.

Get back to the basics of beach volleyball with ROXY Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore. Whether you’re picking up a ball for the first time or brushing up on some terminology, this should help do the trick.

Serving: Each play starts off with a serve. The server steps behind the line at the very back of the court, called the end line, and has freedom to serve from wherever he or she pleases as long as the foot does not touch or cross the line. Here are a few tips on how to do two different types of over hand serves.

Get back to the basics of beach volleyball with ROXY Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore.

1. Float Serve:
Put your left foot in front of your right, about shoulder width apart. Hold the ball at about eye-level with your left hand on the bottom and your right hand on top. The toss should only be high enough so that when you pull back your right arm, the hand contacts the ball on its downward swing. Toss the ball with your left hand, pull back your right arm as far as possible and swing, but not all the way through. Stop the motion of your right arm when your hand contacts the ball, as if you’re punching the ball to the other side of the net, and don’t snap your wrist. This serve allows the ball to float and wiggle in the air; making its positioning on the opposite side of the court difficult to read and return.

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2. Topspin:
The beginning steps for the topspin serve are just like the floater, but the toss for the topspin must be higher. Toss the ball high enough so that the right arm can come down on the ball in a snapping motion on the underside of the ball. Do not stop the motion of the right arm when it contacts the ball; rather, turn your shoulder away from the ball, swing all the way through and DO snap your wrist. Snapping your wrist will deliver a hard and fast serve to your opponent. This is very similar to a tennis serve.

Passing: Passing is probably the most important skill in volleyball. If you don’t get the pass right, there is a low chance of making an effective play over the net.

1. Feet:
A good pass starts with proper foot placement. You always want to make sure you are staying behind the ball. It is a lot easier to run forward in the soft sand than it is to run back. If you’re right handed, your right foot should be slightly in front of your left, a little more than shoulder-width apart and bend the knees slightly so that from this position you can easily move to the ball.

2. Arms:
Next step is focusing on having proper arm alignment. Make a fist with your left hand with the thumb on top, and cover the left fist with your right hand. Your thumbs should line up side by side. Bring your arms together straight and away from the body. Your forearms should create a “platform,” where the ball should contact. Try not use your fists or wrists to hit the ball—the contact should be about two to six inches above the wrists. Then hold your arms lows almost against your chest, and keep your elbows locked. Try not to swing your arms, just let the ball make contact with the platform you have created.

3. Eyes:
Always keep your eyes on the ball! Try as best you can to watch the ball come over the net and follow it all the way to your platform. Watching the ball the whole time will help you better position your body behind the ball. If you do this correctly, the ball will be better controlled.

Get back to the basics of beach volleyball with ROXY Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore.

Hitting:
Attacking the ball is all about timing and precision. The goal of the third hit, or spike, is to make the ball difficult for the opposing team to return.

Get back to the basics of beach volleyball with ROXY Outdoor Fitness ambassador Rachel Moore.

1. Approach:
Your approach to the ball will determine how and where you hit the ball so it’s very important you take the time to get it right. Start by positioning yourself with your knees and hips flexed; your feet should be about shoulder-width apart, and all your weight should be on the balls of your feet. The footwork for the approach works best when it is most comfortable for you. There are variations for all hitters, but usually it is a three-or four-step approach. Watch the ball and make sure the setter knows where you want to hit by calling for the ball.

2. Direction:
The first step you take determines your direction. I start with my right foot. To get your momentum going swing your arms in front of you as you take that first step.

3. Power:
The last two steps are quick. The second step is for gaining momentum and power. This should be a big, long step with your left foot. Bring your arms back as your left heel lands and your weight shifts.

4. Jump:
The last step is to stop forward motion. The jump begins when you plant your right foot next your left. Keep your knees bent and use the momentum of your arms to push off the floor. Bring your arms back as in a topspin serve and swing through, snapping your wrist. Beware of blockers.

Sep
27

Roxy Outdoor Fitness: Early Riser Sunrise SUP workout with Lisa Andersen in Tavarua, Fiji

#ROXYOutdoorFitness Early Riser Sunrise SUP workout with Lisa Andersen in Tavarua, Fiji

As a professional surfer, and the female that paved the way for Women’s Surfing, Lisa Andersen is certainly no stranger to the water. Consequently she also knows that the ocean doesn’t always play nice and that surf is not always on your side, so picking up a new sport like SUP seemed like a great way to stay in shape while being close to the water.

It’s time to rise and shine, and hop on board with your ROXY Outdoor Fitness Early Riser Shorts and Ambition Tee (perfect for breaking a sweat in while keeping you covered), and take Lisa’s paddle tips along for the ride.

#ROXYOutdoorFitness Early Riser Sunrise SUP workout with Lisa Andersen in Tavarua, Fiji

STRETCHES: Before heading into the ocean, try doing a series of stretches to get warmed-up and loose to ensure you don’t get sore the morning after your paddle.

NECK – Before you beginning the stretch, loosen up your neck by gentling turning your head from side-to-side. To start the chin-to-chest stretch, slowly bend your head forward until your chin touches the top part of your chest. Hold this position for a count of five.

#ROXYOutdoorFitness Early Riser Sunrise SUP workout with Lisa Andersen in Tavarua, Fiji

TRICEPS –  Place your hand on your upper back with the elbow bend towards the sky & use your other hand to pull the elbow towards your head - Hold for between 10 and 30 seconds.
#ROXYOutdoorFitness Early Riser Sunrise SUP workout with Lisa Andersen in Tavarua, Fiji

CHEST - Stand next to a palm tree and place the inside of bent arm on the palm trunk, position bent elbow shoulder height.

HIP FLEXOR - As seen in the picture, go into a lunge position.  Keep your front knee at a 90 degree angle, keep your lower back straight, and gently push your hip flexor forwards while you lean back slightly.

#ROXYOutdoorFitness Early Riser Sunrise SUP workout with Lisa Andersen in Tavarua, Fiji

 

SUP PADDLE TIPS:

#ROXYOutdoorFitness Early Riser Sunrise SUP workout with Lisa Andersen in Tavarua, Fiji

BENT KNEES – It’s important to keep your knees bent while paddling to ensure you don’t load your lower back
#ROXYOutdoorFitness Early Riser Sunrise SUP workout with Lisa Andersen in Tavarua, Fiji

EVEN PADDLE INTERVALS – Make sure you keep count of paddling evenly with each arm or you’ll quickly strengthen one side & create bigger problems in the future.

#ROXYOutdoorFitness Early Riser Sunrise SUP workout with Lisa Andersen in Tavarua, Fiji

STANCE – Your feet should be parallel, about hip-width distance apart, centered between the rails (board edges). Don’t stand on the rails.

STYLE - Keep your arms straight and twist from your torso as you paddle. Think of using your torso to paddle rather than your arms. You have more strength in those abdominal muscles than in your arms.


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