The first pair of track pants was introduced in the 1920s. They are usually made out of cotton or polyester or sometimes even a blend of those two. They are identified by the elastic waistband coupled with drawstring. Most track pants have pockets and a few do not. They used to be loose and baggy but over the years they have been modified and now they have more form-fitting shapes, with better flexibility and offer immense comfort. When styled correctly, they can be worn from day to night. The drapey fabric makes it very comfortable. It is of a great importance to be sharp-eyed when choosing the right fit or you could risk fashion errors. Pairing it with the right top or blazer and a pair of shoes will give a great look.
There are a number of benefits of wearing track pants.
BURNING CALORIES WHILE WORKING OUT
Track pants, cause the rise in body temperature. This increase helps you to become hotter and sweat easily and quickly during your workout. To cool your body down when you sweat, extra calories are burned. This shows us that the extra heat caused by wearing them helps in burning extra calories. The calories burnt are not great and so a big difference in your workout results will not be observed.
TO WHISK AWAY THE MOISTURE
You will definitely start sweating at some point during your workout, even if you wear your track pants to stay warm. No one would enjoy walking around with sticky, clammy legs. They help in whisking away the moisture, keeping your legs and waist, dry and cool. It is recommended to choose track pants, which are made out of the right fabric to absorb the moisture. Do not choose heavy fabrics like fleece.
PROTECTING THE SKIN
It is very obvious that when you exercise out under the sun, the sunlight hits your face and maybe your chest. Legs are prone to sunburn, just like any other part of the body. To avoid the legs from being exposed to the harsh sunlight, it is advisable to wear track pants. It can help you avoid sunburns. This also saves time when you do not want to worry about sunscreen. In rainy seasons, when the mosquitoes are everywhere, they will protect your legs from mosquito bites and this can help you give your full attention to the workout instead of swatting away the mosquitoes.
PROVIDING THE REQUIRED WARMTH
When the temperature is less than the ideal, they are designed to keep you warm and cozy. The warmth is not provided only for your skin. In fact, they help in trapping the heat very close to the body which helps in warming up the muscles more quickly. It is very well-known that it is safer to exercise warm muscles. Therefore, if you forget your warm-up exercises or if you skip them, track pants can reduce the risk of injury.
Source by Shalini M