How I Sweat

A while back, probably over a year actually, lululemon asked me to film something for their #antistink campaign. Basically how some of their ambassadors, athletes, and guests (particularly men) were sweating those days.

My approach to exercise includes physical exertion as well as emotional. It would be very difficult to do the same thing every day and still feel like I was growing. Over the last few years my go-tos have been martial arts, yoga, dance, and circuit training. I feel good about the balance of the mix.

I asked Kerry Constantino if she would film for me and she said yes. She had never filmed on a dSLR before but she had a good eye so I was confident.

I like how the video turned out, especially after I edited it in B & W.

Let me know what you think and possibly even your favorites ways to sweat.

Kirk Hensler: How I Sweat from kale & cigarettes on Vimeo.

Fitness Photoshoot with SexyFit in Downtown San Diego

Fitness Photoshoot with Zlata Sushchik of Sexyfit.

Zlata runs a really successful online fitness training company (Sexyfit) and needed some shots for her new website and social media channels.

Zlata was a competitive fitness model, racking up 21 competition titles, before she realized that health and wellness needed to take on a different meaning. Now she has created a coaching and support community online where women can learn exercise routines, meal plans, and be held accountable to reach their goals, all while taking time to appreciate their body and their journey.

We shot in 3 locations:

1) Fit Athletic – East Village, San Diego

2) Downtown San Diego Loft

3) San Diego Embarcadero

Total shots – 1786.

Edited down to 94 after 2 hours of scrolling through and deleting.

Below are my favorite 20 or so.

Model: Zlata Sushchik of Sexyfit | Photographer: Kirk Hensler of Kale & Cigarettes

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