In the midst of a crushing, miserable winter, it’s hard to even consider summer as a theoretical possibility. Shut in behind frozen windows, staring out at an endless white wasteland, summer, the beach, skirts and shorts couldn’t seem further away. But the happy truth is that summer is coming. It hasn’t let us down yet, and it will be here sooner than you think.
Summer is right around the corner and gone will be the days of comfy sweatshirts, long pants, and layers. Soon it will be time for bare legs, uncovered arms, and gauzy fabrics. Crap, that means exercise, doesn’t it. Well, if it makes summer come quicker, it might be a fair trade-off.
Yoga is an excellent way to shake the dust off your winter muscles, and best of all, it can be done inside (maybe even in a hot, humid room) while you’re waiting for the thaw. Get in a little yoga during your winter-induced downtime, and by the time spring peeks it’s head out, you can already by flexible, warmed up, and ready for action.
If you’re in the market for some new yoga clothes, you need to consider the following: First, comfort. Yoga clothes, by their nature, must not be restrictive. They need to not just be as flexible as you are, they need to be as flexible as you are capable of becoming. Second, Yoga shirts, yoga shorts should be durable. Your joints are going to get a workout, and so are the seams on your gear. Lastly, they should be reasonably priced. Ideally, these are clothes that are going to be routinely used, they shouldn’t cost as much as a car payment.
You can’t do a better job than meeting these criteria than Sweaty Betty, where a wide variety of quality yoga shorts, jackets, leggings, and tanks await. Once you’ve gotten yourself dressed for yoga success, you’ll find it easier than ever to motivate yourself to work toward that stronger, more flexible you, that summer you, that isn’t stuck inside.
And if you just want to drink hot tea and watch TV in your yoga pants, they’re pretty comfy for that, too. 🙂
Disclosure: This guest post has been sponsored by Sweaty Betty