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Keeping gym clothes clean?

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by Great Satchmo, May 9, 2011.

  1. Great Satchmo

    Great Satchmo Well-Known Member

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    For those of us that don't have 5-7 pairs of everything we wear to the gym, what do you do to keep it clean?

    I've either gone stinky or washed mid-week, which is a pain as I'm usually busy during the week.

    Anyone have luck showering with things to clean them? Does Febreeze and hanging work? Any other ideas?
     


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  3. Great Satchmo

    Great Satchmo Well-Known Member

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    gross

    Which is why I ask.
     


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    Wash your gym clothes as soon as you come home from the gym. Ideally, within an hour of working out.
     


  5. Great Satchmo

    Great Satchmo Well-Known Member

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    Wash your gym clothes as soon as you come home from the gym. Ideally, within an hour of working out.

    I don't have that kind of access to a washing machine.
     


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    Depends what you wear to the gym. I always just wear an undershirt or old t-shirt (so i just throw it in laundry) and some nylon athletic shorts (I only have a few pairs, but they dry in like 10 minutes because they are nylon, so if necessary I can just wash in sink)
     


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    For those of us that don't have 5-7 pairs of everything we wear to the gym, what do you do to keep it clean?

    I've either gone stinky or washed mid-week, which is a pain as I'm usually busy during the week.

    Anyone have luck showering with things to clean them? Does Febreeze and hanging work? Any other ideas?

    step 1. go to Target step 2. purchase 5-7 pairs of the cheapest shorts, socks and t-shirts that they have in a discount bin step 3. prosper.
     


  8. Gradstudent78

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    For those of us that don't have 5-7 pairs of everything we wear to the gym, what do you do to keep it clean?

    I've either gone stinky or washed mid-week, which is a pain as I'm usually busy during the week.

    Anyone have luck showering with things to clean them? Does Febreeze and hanging work? Any other ideas?


    $11.15 for a pair of shorts: http://www.amazon.com/Champion-Rugby...=26B8EUNSBLQ56

    $8.07 for a shirt: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0010EI1H4

    Spend $25 or have amazon prime and you get free shipping.


    Alternatively, hand wash your clothes in your sink with very hot water and hang dry.
    http://www.wikihow.com/Wash-Clothes-by-Hand
     


  9. GraphicNovelty

    GraphicNovelty Senior member

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    silica gel packets in your gymbag
     


  10. coop86

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    Wear a fresh undershirt each time and Febreeze pants before getting in the shower after the gym, hang, and Febreeze again right before leaving for the gym again...
     


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    yjeezle Senior member

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    febreeze works wonders
     


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    What I wear to the gym is a jersey and mesh shorts. After I'm done, I take the jersey in the shower with me and give it some soap and water, squeeze it all out, then hang it up. It works.
     


  13. alliswell

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    Wear a fresh undershirt each time and Febreeze pants before getting in the shower after the gym, hang, and Febreeze again right before leaving for the gym again...

    1. Buy polyester workout shirts and shorts.
    2. Handwash as soon as you get home - it takes a minute.
    3. Hang to dry - they'll be ready for the day after tomorrow.
     


  14. hastur

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    buy 5-7 pairs $10 champion shorts at target, i've got a laundry basket full of em.
    I think you should wash your clothes immediately when you back home. I will feel uncomfortable if leave the dirty clothes alone.
    not necessary but you do need to hang them up if they're really sweaty to let them dry, then you can toss em in a laundry basket and forget about them until they need to be washed
     


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    1. Buy polyester workout shirts and shorts.
    2. Handwash as soon as you get home - it takes a minute.
    3. Hang to dry - they'll be ready for the day after tomorrow.


    +1
     


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