Little is more annoying than spending upwards of $100 on a pair of super-nice yoga pants—only to have them start to fall apart on you soon after purchasing. It’s not necessarily that the quality is poor; sometimes we only have ourselves to blame for the shockingly rapid disintegration of our favorite workout clothes. The truth: a lot of times, we don’t really know the proper way to wash and care for them.
The challenge lies in that workout clothes are often made of incredibly delicate fabrics, but are also made to withstand lots of heavy activity. They seem like they can withhold any kind of wash you want to put them through—but that’s not always the case.
Read on for five easy ways to wash your workout clothes and extend their life!