welcome to the anti-stink zone: meet natasha lowe
posted: July 28, 2014
There are days when there just simply isn’t enough time to shower and change between workouts, and post-sweat activities–our West 4th ambassador Natasha Lowe, knows this could-be smelly situation all too well. As an instructor at Vancouver Spin® studio, Cadence, it’s become her norm to sweat more than once a day.
“The wonderful thing about wearing Silverescent is that I can go between workouts without having to change because it dries quickly. Generally, I don’t smell too bad so I can do two, maybe three, workouts in one day without worrying about the stench,” says Natasha.
Silverescent (™) technology, powered by X-STATIC, prevents the growth of odour-causing bacteria in our gear.
Before joining Cadence as a Spin® instructor, Natasha worked for lululemon at the store support center for four years before deciding it was time to pursue some personal goals.
“I started working for Cadence from the ground up when we first opened, I actually didn’t spin at the time, but once we opened I started spinning and realized how awesome it was, and from there I became an ambassador.”
We got up close and personal with Natasha and talked about everything from workout motivation to serious sweat sessions using our anti-stink gear.
What motivates you?
“My motivation to get out of bed in the morning is just the fact that I’m blessed to exist in this world. Admittedly I’m not a morning person, but if I’m lucky enough to be able to teach in the morning, just knowing that I get to come here, sweat my guts out and know that there’s people here who are counting on me and my energy to start their day with a bang.”
What feels great about being sweaty?
“I love the quote that sweat is fat crying, but I don’t like the association with fat because it’s good to have a little fat in your body. But, it’s super important that you sweat, and let go of the things in your body that aren’t serving you–that’s one reason why sweating is so amazing. That and there’s nothing better than having an amazing shower afterwards.”
What doesn’t feel great about sweating?
“The one thing that nobody really likes when they are sweating is that they stink. What I don’t like about being sweaty is when it starts to stink, and it permeates your clothes and soaks into your skin.
“Stinking kind of sucks, but at the same time stink equals sweat, which equals satisfaction. The wonderful thing about Silverescent is that you get the sweat and the satisfaction, but you don’t get the stink.”
Are you stinky when you sweat?
“Often I’ll get off my bike, stand at the door, see everyone go and tell them to have a great day but sometimes that means I get caught up in the conversations and I end up going an hour, sometimes two, after class without taking a shower, it’s pretty disgusting.”
Love sweating but don’t want your gear to stink? Head on over to our anti-stink zoneand check out our Silverescent (™) gear for women. For more information on howour Silverescent (™) technology works, check out this video.
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