Is Nylon Good For Winter?

winter snow woman

Winter is that time of the year when you brace the cold weather and prepare for it with the right clothes.

Depending on the region you live in, the activity you will do, your personal preferences, you choose the layering that suits you best.

There are a lot of materials out there, and each one has its characteristics. A material can be good for one purpose but can be terrible for another.

So it is important to have the right information and do a little bit of research before deciding to buy something.

Today we will learn about how Nylon performs in winter weather. Nylon is a synthetic material that usually has that silk feeling. You find it also with the name Polyamide.

Let’s find out more!

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Is Polyester Good for Running?

Running boy in lake park

Until recently I never thought of another material but cotton for my fitness outfits. To be honest, I never went running neither outside nor at the gym. Being never overweight, I didn’t need to do a lot of cardio, so almost never sweat.

Unfortunately, that changed last year when I started gaining some weight so it was time to hit the treadmill.  For the first time, I saw myself sweating like crazy, and started feeling very uncomfortable wearing my cotton tops.

That’s when I realized that cotton wasn’t such a good idea, and in fact, it was better to choose polyester for running and for activities that require a lot of physical effort.

The reasons why I will explain to you in this article.

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Polyester Leggings vs Cotton: Which Material is Better?

Polyester Leggings VS Cotton

Leggings are nowadays an important part of every woman’s wardrobe. We wear them to exercise or in everyday life and I believe each one of us has had good or bad experiences with our purchases.

To be honest I didn’t care much to look at the leggings materials before buying them. Now I know how important it is to pick the right material, and this applies to all sports garments.

It should be clear that when it comes to leggings, we find composite materials, and today we will compare two of the main ones we find used in leggings: Polyester and Cotton.

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How Much Spandex Should Be in Leggings?

How Much Spandex Should Be in Leggings?

Leggings have been popular for decades now and people seem to enjoy the comfort they provide. The majority of women nowadays consider leggings as a fashion necessity.

They are not only used to wear while training but also in our daily lives. Each year more and more cool designs emerge and in the meantime also the materials keep getting better.

We want leggings to be comfortable, breathable, and resistant. To achieve that, the right combination of materials is needed.

Today we will talk about Spandex also known as Lycra or elastane, as one of the main materials used in leggings.

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5 Best Fabrics For Running Tops: My Favorites

5 Best Fabrics For Running Tops: My Favorites

Running is a sport that requires a lot of physical effort and it makes you sweat a lot. I never used to be a big fan of running or any cardio exercises in general, so my interest in running clothes was zero.

Now that unfortunately, I gained some weight, I started considering cardio and realized that I didn’t have adequate clothing.

The T-shirts that I used to wear to exercise at the gym would get completely wet and during winter it resulted to be a huge problem.

This was when the purchase of adequate clothing was more than necessary and if you are in the same situation, I would recommend you take a look at the best materials for you.

Here is a list with 5 of my favorite materials:

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Nylon vs Polyester Leggings: Which is Better? Which Should You Choose?

Nylon vs Polyester Leggings: Which is Better? Which Should You Choose?

I guess none of the readers of this article doesn’t have at least a pair of leggings.

The use of leggings has overcome its original purpose. As they were mainly used for exercise, now we see them worn more and more in everyday life. We can say that they have become a fashion trend.

The comfort, flexibility, and popularity of leggings have encouraged the fashion industry to offer choices of style, length, and design providing a wide range of options.

You know that moment you need to decide but you can’t make up your mind? I am sure you get confused by the design, and so do I.

But do you ever stop a second to think about the material?

I didn’t, until I started reading about fabric materials and their properties.

For those who are looking for more information to decide on their leggings and active-wear, especially between Nylon and Polyester, you’ll need to understand that these materials have their different levels of support/compression, sweat-wicking power, and durability.

Today we will compare these two well-known materials and give you an overview of each one of them.

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