Whether you are starting a new training program or are well into your yoga practice, your activewear can have a significant impact on your motivation. Think, vibrant, bold yoga vests, perfectly fitted yoga leggings, stylish sweatshirts that are both comfortable and stylish.
Shopping for new yoga clothing is exciting, but can how can you do it in an eco-friendly way? At M Life, we are all about shopping mindfully and building a fitness wardrobe that will last you for the years to come.
We have compiled essential steps you can follow to build fabulous yoga outfits that will last long and will be kind to Mother Nature.
Start with the basics
The first step choosing essential multi-purpose sportswear that can serve you in a variety of workouts. Create a checklist of items to start with:
- A couple of basic yoga tops made of breathable and sweat-absorbing fabric. It will keep you dry and comfortable whether you are flowing in a class or running in a park. Add a long sleeve yoga top for the winter and airy sleeveless yoga tops for the hotter weather.
- A pair of yoga pants that allow you the freedom of movement whether you are working out or chilling out.
- Form-fitting yoga leggings that provide comfort and style for all body shapes are a must-have. Leggings that support your body and look amazing when paired with white trainers and cosy top are a staple for any workout.
- A couple of supportive sports bras to wear under your top. It will hold everything in place during even the most dynamic workouts. Make sure to pick the right bra for your body type and workout type by following our guide.
Look for versatility
When shopping for your yoga clothes, keep adaptability in mind. Think pieces that can be worn time and time again, whether to the studio or to run some errands.Build a capsule wardrobe of roughly 10 items that can be mixed and matched to create different looks. Look for stretchy fabrics and classic silhouettes that look good with everything. These staples will make it seem like you have spent a long time planning that fabulous outfit, when in reality, it only took you a few moments to put it together. That is what we call the epitome of versatility.
Quality over quantity
The key to building a sustainable workout wardrobe is to buy pieces you truly need rather than impulse shopping the latest trends. Two good pairs of yoga pants and a couple of high-quality yoga tops are better than tens of low-quality pieces. Choose brands that use eco-friendly fabric and manufacture their products in sustainable ways. These top-notch clothing items tend to stay in good shape for a long time while you work on yours!
Take good care
After you've carefully selected your fitness wardrobe, be sure to look after it. Read care instructions on the tag to know exactly how to wash and dry your items. With proper care, your pieces will last longer. A win-win for your wallet and planet Earth!