How to Clean Your Gross Workout Gear
Gym traffic spikes at two times during the year: first in January, for obvious reasons, then again in late spring. By then, the consequences of a winter spent hibernating and indulging in comfort foods become all too stark, and one must face the sad fact that last summer’s cargo shorts are a tad snug.
Whether you’re heading back to the gym after lying fallow during the winter months, or anticipating new problems as outdoor exercise season gets underway, you may also be turning your attention to the sometimes sorry state of your workout clothes.
As a full-time cleaning expert, this is a topic I hear about constantly and voluminously, so I’ve rounded up four of the most common questions I get about cleaning exercise gear to get you through your new summer workout routine.
(If you read no further, please, please take this in: Rinse out those protein shakers immediately after using them, otherwise you’ll have an otherworldly mess on your hands.)