If you care enough about the environment to use a reusable straw and compost your produce, then you might want to consider the impact that your clothing is having on the environment as well. Namely, your workout clothes.
As comfortable and sweat-wicking as workout clothes can be, nylon and polyester are not very sustainable materials, because they require a lot of energy to create and aren't biodegradable. Now, that doesn't mean that you need to throw away every pair of leggings that you own, but it may make you rethink your next purchase.
Workout clothing can be pretty expensive, so you should feel like you're investing in high-quality pieces that are also going to benefit the environment in some capacity, and also can withstand your usual workouts. So, here are some eco-conscious workout clothes and trainers that you will make your workouts feel even better.
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