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#ActiveNationDay With Lorna Jane

By Lyndsay @balancebrunette

What is today? It’s Active Nation Day with Lorna Jane!!

Active Nation Day Lorna Jane LJMove

Who Is Lorna Jane?

Lorna Jane Clarkson is the founder of Lorna Jane Active. Her philosophy is Move Nourish Believe. Lorna Jane is incredibly inspiring a a huge role model of mine! She is beautiful, fit, an entrepreneur, and super nice! I had the pleasure of meeting her last month in Santa Monica, CA at her NOURISH book signing. She promotes healthy active living, and designs runway-inspired workout apparel.

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What Is Active Nation Day?

Active Nation Day is a movement created in 2012 by Lorna Jane to help women live an authentic and active life. On 28 September 2014, we’ll be hosting events all over the world, where sporty sisters can learn and take part in a specially choreographed fitness routine. In just three years, the Active Nation Day sisterhood has collectively moved over eight million kilometres together – that’s 21 times to the moon! And with this year marking Active Nation Day’s global debut, that number is set to soar (source).

How To Get Involved:

First, download the Lorna Jane app to your phone (iPhone or Android):

  • AppStore:

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(Screenshot from the LJ app)

Second, learn the #LJMove:

Super cute, right?! I totally love this video.

To do the #LJMove, follow these steps:

How To Do LJMove

Step 1: Take your right arm vertical and left arm horizontal so it’s super straight, palms flat, fingers pointing straight!
Step 2: Quickly switch arm positions (your left arm is now vertical, right horizontal) THEN add a slight bend to your right elbow & clench your hand into a fist
Try in double time to get the fast paced movement like Christine, Lorna and the girls do in the video!

There were various Active Nation Day events throughout the world, but by the time this posts, most of them will be over. There was an event in Santa Monica, CA, and I really wanted to go, but we just got a new puppy and I couldn’t leave him home alone! Active Nation Day happens every year, so definitely get involved next year if there’s an event in your area. As for this year, there’s still PLENTY of time left to get your #LJMove on! You can also do a workout and post it online using #ActiveNationDay and tagging @lornajaneactive.

Want to win a $1,000 Lorna Jane Giftcard??

Post a video of you doing the #LJMove on Instagram or Twitter. Tag @lornajaneactive and hashtag #ActiveNationDay and #LJMove. Tag a fitness friend to do the move with you! Get more details here.


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Active Nation Day Lorna Jane App

In addition to the app, there is a Move Nourish Believe bracelet!

MNB Bracelet Lorna Jane
I haven’t received mine yet, but you can get yours at Lorna Jane defines the bracelet as this:

   “Move Nourish Believe bracelet (noun) A symbol of our belief in an active future.”

Read the story behind the bracelet and learn why it’s so special here!

Story of MNB Bracelet Lorna Jane

I look forward to seeing your posts all over Instagram and Twitter!

Disclosure: As part of my #sweatpink ambassadorship with Fit Approach, I voluntarily participated in the Active Nation Day campaign. I received a free Move Nourish Believe bracelet. I did not receive any monetary compensation. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.

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