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Where to Find Good At-Home Workouts

Have you ever made plans to go to the gym, but you never went because you didn’t want to go, you got distracted doing something, your Netflix show got too good to leave, or you didn’t want to go alone? You're not alone. There is a solution! There are other options than just going to the gym. You can work out for home! There are so many platforms that have workout classes, or if you own a workout machine; there are many workouts that are possible for you to do on that machine. With technology evolving many platforms have home workouts; either with no equipment or with equipment. One platform that you can find great workouts is on YouTube. Many channels...

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Athleisure Trends for Fall/Winter 2020

This season in the Fall/Winter 2020 there will be many upcoming trends like multitask activewear, sustainable style, animal prints, the 90s and so much more. A consumer today wants to be comfortable all the time.  Now a consumer wants to be able to wear their clothes everywhere and not have to change, while they're doing daily tasks.  A new trend that is coming in Fall/Winter 2020 is Multitask activewear. In athleisure wear is between traditional gym gear and casual wear. Today consumers expect their activewear to be ready for anything to take them through leisure fitness and everything in between. Some clothing that would be in this trend is reversible jackets so if something spilled or got sweaty from their...

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Athleisure on Campus

College students are often depicted wearing overly casual clothing like pajama pants or hoodies, but in recent years we’ve become more “stylish.” That’s largely due to the rise in athleisure! Athleisure clothing is sportswear pieces like leggings, hoodies, sneakers, etc. but worn in a more fashionable way. It has really picked up speed in the last decade becoming a staple in most young women’s wardrobe. College students are particularly drawn to this trend because of how comfortable the styling is. They can be as comfortable as they are wearing sweatpants/pajama pants, but look more put together. To determine the perception of athleisure, Dreissig Athletic conducted a survey. The survey was out of 20 college students on multiple campuses. It was...

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Is Athleisure Here to Stay?

Athleisure first stepped out on the fashion scene in the late 80’s and early 90’s, and has been the hot, new trend among the masses since the early 2000’s, due its versatile, comfortable, and sporty look. The popularity of this apparel division has grown over the years as it has become increasingly more socially acceptable to wear workout gear in casual and semi-formal settings. Athleisure has elevated the casual stay at home outfit into something acceptable for the workplace. Despite the growing popularity and the numerous businesses athleisure has spurred, a handful of self acclaimed trend forecasters speculate athleisure’s reign is coming to an end. These speculations are spurred by a perceived over-saturation of the market and the return of denim to fashion week runways. The concern with...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Athleisure Textiles

Athleisure textiles are determined by four key requirements: comfort, durability, flexibility, and luxury. These requirements allow a garment to support the  wearer’s active and social lifestyle while also being functional and stylish. With  athleisure having a similar appearance to athleticwear, the distinction comes down to the fabric choice and garment construction. Athleisure apparel tends to have a heightened level of craftsmanship and is designed with the intention of being comfortable rather than functional. Some of the fibers and textiles mostoptimal for athleisure include: Polyester A durable and lightweight synthetic fabric composed of recycled plastics, polyester is the most widely used textile in athleisure due to its ability to blend well with other fibers. Additionally, polyester is crease resistant and has substantial insulation properties. Spandex This fiber provides elasticity and breathability to the garment it is blended into, allowing...

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