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How to Choose the Right Clothing for Outdoor Sports

Intending to become a better version of yourself? Great. Sports? Right. Dressed for success? If not, that’s what you need to care about. For your ally is the right clothing.

Running pants are the sort of clothes you need to change as they wear out. The same is with footwear, sweaters, other items you literally sweat. But you may have an entire collection of clothes that make you happy while jogging or working out outdoors.

Never Too Warm

use light dress for workout

In the summertime, it seems great to put on something lightweight and go out. It feels better with your body as exposed to hot air and cool wind as possible. Warmer clothes also increase the risk of getting heatstroke. So summer workouts are supposed for you to be dressed lightly.

On the other hand, you can often see experienced joggers wearing clothes obviously warmer than the season suggests. They do it for extra sweating and burning more calories, as well as for extra protection. Well, they probably know how to avoid dehydration and heat exhaustion. And chances are they have a bottle of water inside these deep pockets. If you’re not one of these trespassing pros, you better stay within the borders of reason and dress according to the season. 

The Right Footwear

While requirements for running shoes are milder when it comes to treadmills or indoor running, outdoor running shoes should be more durable, as the ground, even prepared, is more injuring to the soles. You should also select ones with thicker thread – for the same reasons of durability. As for weight, the lightweight shoes make jogging and other workouts easier, but cushioning shoes are more likely to last.

Anyway, the resource of running shoes is limited, and you will change them more frequently than you may expect. The upside of it is that you can compare them in action – and come to conclusions. 

Size Matters Not?

people working out

You have probably also seen people working out in too tight clothes. The further we go, the more people practice that. And they have their reasons, saying tighter suits stimulate blood circulation and thus increase performance due to intensified oxygen transmission.

The questions: does it work? Is it safe? And do you need this sort of enhancement?

Well, researchers cannot agree whether it really helps, or those wearing compression suits just motivate themselves this way. Some report improvements they bring; some don’t see any difference. As for negative effects, though, scientists agree that none have been spotted. As for yourself, you better just imagine yourself in that tight superhero suit – no need even to actually put it on. If you feel surer in it, come on and try. Then compare – not your results in inches and pounds, but purely the way you feel. 

Health Above All

While in the quarantine time, masks still are a thing, and crowds are not, outdoor activity is not to be ditched. If you select uncrowded places, you don’t have to keep the mask on. The rest is up to you, but you know the basics.

If you want to add something, no matter if you agree or argue, you’re welcome. A photo in your typical outfit is welcomed. A photo in an unusual outfit will be appreciated. Let’s get sports dressed and talk!

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Dr Prem Jagyasi and Team (C)

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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