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Hoodies in the gym [closed]

I am noticing that so many guys are wearing hoodies while working out in the gym. the weather outside is really nice (it is spring now in Melbourne Australia) add to that working out. I am sweating ...
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What does under armor actually do?

I have wondered this for so long. Because I live in Florida, and I've been told that I need under armor for working out outside because it supposedly works like magic to take moisture away from your ...
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Workout t-shirts and types of fabric [closed]

I have been working out in the same t-shirts I normally use, recognised that's a mistake, the washing machine dont remove the odors completely, still some left after rinsing once with vinegar. What ...
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Why do some people train in the gym with warm clothes?

I used to see in the gym people that train with warm clothes while others are with shorts and undershirts. Some of them even put the capuchon on their head while training. What is the reason for those ...
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Is muscle gain making my pants tighter?

I have lost about 100 pounds over the past few years, focusing primarily on weight loss. Now that I have lost the weight, and I look kind of scrawny underneath what was fat, I'm trying to gain muscle ...
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Is it helpful in losing weight when running with jackets on in summer [closed]

Is it good idea to run with your jacket on when temp is 25-30 degree celsius. I run 7.2K (will do 10K one day :] ) 5 times a week. Is it helpful in reducing weight.
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Why do many parkour practitioners wear oversized pants?

When you start poking around parkour videos, you'll start to see a trend of people wearing extremely baggy pants, often with the crotch hanging down to about knee level. This is particularly odd to me ...
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Upper leg getting too big [closed]

My upper leg seems to be developing nicely but now the pants don't fit. It's either: 1 The waist fits but the quad-hamstring diameter causes the pants to choke my leg, usually leading to a rip under ...
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Difference between Running and Training clothing

I have recently started purchasing sweat wicking clothing for use while running.This past weekend I noticed that a lot of clothing is marked either Running or Training. What is the difference? ...
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What material of underwear should I use for running?

I have had this doubt for quiet some time now. The place where I live is quite hot & humid. So, I wear cotton briefs always, including while running. While I run the half marathons or while I go ...
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Do swimming caps keep you warm in cold water?

I swim in an unheated outdoor pool in Spring (in the UK). It's cold enough to be uncomfortable but not dangerous (today the water was 14°C, and if it's below 10°C they close the pool). After a length ...
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What footwear would be suitable for climbing

Im starting a bit of indoor climbing, but Im not sure Im commited enough to buy climbing shoes - they are quite costly. Still, my running shoes seem to be a poor choice for climbing, I can only use ...
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Effects of wearing gloves

I just purchased a pull up bar and a set of dumbbells. From what I've read there are people who wear gloves at the gym and some don't. What are the effects and reasons of wearing gloves? Are there ...
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Wool socks are absorbent, but do they smell like the classic wet-wool smell when wet?

I'm thinking of buying some wool socks. I hear they'll help keep my feet cool and dry by absorbing sweat while I bike. That's fine: sweat normally doesn't smell right away. I don't own any wool socks ...
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What kind of pants can help recovery from running?

Last night, I saw a news on TV. A guy is running from Baltimore to San Francisco. He promotes healthy living style to each hosting family along his way. He said that at night he wears some kind of ...
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What type of pants are good for weight lifting?

I'm more comfortable weight lifting in pants than in shorts, but find they inhibit proper knee position when squatting. Are there any types of pants or material that will stretch well enough to be ...
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Are there reasons you shouldn't do plyometrics workouts barefoot?

As a follow up to this question and answer, are there any reasons why I shouldn't perform a plyometrics workout barefoot? I've tried both, and I definitely feel more stress on my feet when barefoot, ...
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Running wearing a jumper vs. running without

Does running with a jumper (i.e. causing yourself to sweat more during a workout) increase the effect of a workout? If the answer is no, then what does running in a jumper do? I've read it doesn't ...