1. Your Sweat Towel Should Be Cotton, But Not Your Workout Attire
Cotton holds more water than other materials. Your cotton T-Shirt is not the most motivating or workout enhancing. Cotton is going to hold onto moisture, increase your body temperature, & create friction....hot & uncomfortable. When you are training you want to your sweat to cool you off, not make you hotter by weighting your t-shirt to your body.
If you like the comfort & coverage of a T you can still do a T just get one that is thin & made of synthetic material.
2. Sleeveless Shirts For Exercise
Sleeveless shirts are a great way to go for great form, motivation, & help keep body temperature down. You want to see the fit body that you are using which is motivating & see the movement of your arms can help you to have better form. The body fatigues when heated so with less shirt material you are going to help keep your body temperature down & be able to fatigue your body through your workout.
3. Synthetic Materials For Workout AttireSynthetic materials help to pull moisture off of the skin & allow the sweat to evaporate. When you have an intense workout your body is going to sweat to cool itself off. When your clothing allows for that you will be able to keep your workout intensity high enabling you to get a more effective training session.
Examples of Synthetic Materials: Polyester, Nylon, Polypropylene
4. Form Fitting Material For Workout Apparel
Spandex & Lycra are synthetic materials that help to pull moisture off the body, but they also help the workout material hold shape & stay in place. When you aren't constantly adjusting your workout clothes you are able to keep more intensity in your workout. With the material staying in place it also increasing performance while you are doing movements by staying close to your body and out of the way of your movements.
Form fitting material is also motivating. When you can see the shape of your body changing & improving it motivates you to work harder & do each exercise to your best ability.
5. Pull Your Hair Back In The Gym
Yes, your hair is a part of your workout attire. When your hair is down & in your face it's holding sweat to your body & getting in the way of your workout. Hair should be pulled up & out of your face so that you don't have to fix it during your workout & helps to keep a lower body temperature. If you are a guy with longer hair or you sweat a lot, man hairband & sweatband it up.
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