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What to wear at the gym.

What to wear at the gym.


I’m pretty sure that you’ve heard the phrase “You only get one body,” but let me tell you that it applies to your wardrobe, too. If you want to look good while working out, then make sure that your clothes are properly fitted and functional. If you don’t think about the way your clothes fit when going to the gym, then they’ll only frustrate and inhibit your workout experience. So here’s a quick guide on what kind of outfits will help keep you comfortable as well as looking great! here is our guide on what to wear at the gym:

Get a good sports bra.

A sports bra is a must-have for any gym goer. The purpose of a sports bra is to provide support and comfort, while also keeping you dry and cool. If you’re not wearing it right, your workout will be less enjoyable than if you had been wearing one in the first place!

It should be comfortable enough that it doesn’t hurt when we move around during our workout. But it should be tight enough to provide support when we need it most (like when doing lunges or squats). In addition, it should have good breathability so sweat won’t build up inside our top layers (or down into our armpits!). Finally, we want moisture-wicking properties so our shirts don’t get damp from all those perspiration glands working hard behind closed doors at home…

Don’t forget socks!

What are socks?

Socks are a must-have accessory when you’re working out. They keep your feet warm and help prevent blisters. That is especially important if you’re doing high-intensity workouts like running or jumping rope. And if it’s cold outside—or even just tepid—socks will keep your feet from getting too hot or sweaty. Socks can also cause problems down the line.

What kind of socks should I wear?

If it’s at all possible, opt for compression socks instead of cotton ones. Compression socks increase blood flow to the calf muscles, helping them oxygenate better during exercise (and thus reducing soreness). Plus they come in so many fun patterns!

Choose fabrics carefully.

  • Choose fabrics carefully.
  • Cotton, which takes a long time to dry, is not recommended for the gym. Polyester or nylon will help you get dressed faster and keep your clothes from becoming wet from sweat during your workout. Avoid fabrics with a loose weave such as silk; these can be easily stretched out of shape and make it difficult for you to put on clothes when they’re wet. Also avoid cotton undies because they touch your skin directly—you’ll want something that won’t irritate your skin!

Get a water bottle or two.

The first thing to do is get a water bottle or two. You’ll need them to stay hydrated, and if you’re like me, your gym bag will probably be full by the time you leave in the evening. I bring an insulated canteen with me everywhere I go: on hikes or just running errands around town; it works great for keeping my drinks cold until they’re ready (or hot if I want). And since most gyms don’t have freezers like my local YMCA does, having some ice packs handy is always appreciated!

Once again: how many should you bring? My rule of thumb is one per person per day—but if it’s not enough for one person who has lots of energy (like myself), then add another one! It’s all about balance here. You don’t want too much weight around either end, but also don’t forget about those days when maybe nothing else could possibly suit what needs doing at that moment… So yeah…

Mind your wardrobe when you head to the gym.

When you step foot in the gym, it’s important to keep your clothes comfortable and neutral. Cotton is not a great choice for this environment because it absorbs sweat and doesn’t dry quickly. Wearing a sports bra can help prevent chafing, but if you’re going for an all-over tan then make sure to stay away from black or dark colors as these can show up on your body more than lighter hues would.

If you’re working out with weights or doing cardio activities like running or biking there will be times when sweat pools around your body causing staining on your clothes. To prevent this from happening wash all of your workout gear after each use in cold water (no detergent) then hang it up until dry before wearing again. This helps remove any excess moisture which would otherwise cause stains over time!


By following these tips, you can make sure that you have a great time at the gym. Remember to always be yourself and dress comfortably. If you enjoy sweating, then don’t hold back!

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