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Learn how to properly care for your exercise gear with these hacks

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Between sweat, odors, and regular wear and tear, your leggings and workout gear can take a beating. Fortunately, these simple hacks will teach you how to properly care for your leggings and workout clothes, helping them last longer and stay looking and feeling good as new!

For these hacks, you will need:

  • Leggings/workout gear

  • White vinegar

  • Sportswear-specific laundry detergent

  • Towel

Exercise Clothing Care Hack 1: Pretreat With White Vinegar To Remove Odors

Keep your workout clothes smelling fresh by soaking them in a mix of one part white vinegar and four parts water for 15-30 minutes before washing them.

Exercise Clothing Care Hack 2: Turn Items Inside Out Before Washing

Preserve the look and color of your leggings and workout gear. Turn each item inside out before throwing it in the wash to prevent the fabric from fading.

Exercise Clothing Care Hack 3: Use The Right Products

Protect your leggings and workout gear with the right products! Since fabric softener can damage certain fabrics, use a detergent intended specifically for sportswear instead.

Exercise Clothing Care Hack 4: Follow The Care Label’s Washing Instructions

Make your leggings and workout gear last for years to come by simply following the instructions on each item’s care label.

Exercise Clothing Care Hack 5: Dry Items Flat Instead Of Hanging Them

Keep the elasticity of your leggings and workout gear firm and stretchy in addition to preventing them from sagging by laying them flat on a towel to dry instead of hanging them.

Get a head start on these helpful hacks with a high-quality, high-performance, reliable pair of leggings like the Transcend ⅞ Tight from Athleta!

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