What are the most important factors to consider when choosing underwear for working out?
While you may have not put much thought into it, some materials are better down there when working out. After all, with all the sweat and discharge that can build up while working out, the odor and discomfort can sneak up on you.
While you can clean up after your workout, imagine if you had super absorbent underwear designed to help fight odors to wear while working out? Not only could you be more comfortable, but you could be more confident, too.
While you’ve probably chosen specific pants or shorts, tops, hats, sports bras, socks, shoes and more for working out, let’s talk about underwear for working out.
Our collection of leakproof underwear for working out are made with buttery soft, breathable fabric featuring multi-way stretch designed to move with your body. With smooth, bonded edges, our seamless underwear can be worn under your tight yoga pants or spandex. But beyond its extreme comfort, it offers invisible protection. Featuring an absorbent core designed to pull moisture away from the body, our underwear is designed to protect for all types of leaks. To top it all off, they’re machine washable, too. Just like your favorite basics, but made better.
What are some of the best materials for underwear for working out?
Materials that can wick moisture away and dry fast are ideal for working out. In the world of athletic underwear this translates to cotton, moisture-wicking blends, polyester, nylon, or bamboo. Brands that feature breathable, leakproof, or sweat proof technology are also favorable in the world of underwear for working out. Our underwear features Leak-Loc® technology that has multiple layers to draw moisture in and help lock in leaks. Most of our underwear featured in our workout collection is made of the following materials:
Outer: 75% Nylon, 25% Spandex
Top Lining: 100% Cotton
Interlining: 95% Cotton, 5% Spandex
Bottom Lining: 100% Polyester
What are some of the most popular styles of underwear for working out?
Underwear styles for working out are truly based on personal preferences. While some may be more popular than others, choose the style you prefer. Our collection of leakproof underwear for working out features the following:
- Proof® Everyday Brief (super light absorbency)
- Proof® High Rise Smoothing Brief (super light absorbency)
- Proof® Thong (light absorbency)
- Proof® Essential Thong (super light absorbency)
- Proof® Essential Brief (moderate absorbency)
- Proof® Essential High Rise Brief (heavy absorbency)
At Proof, we have all leaks covered - if you let us of course. From periods to workouts, explore our collections of leakproof underwear. They are really (really) leakproof.
What are some tips for choosing the right underwear for working out?
Working out or not, choosing the right underwear can improve your well-being on a daily and nightly basis. After all, no one wants to feel their underwear digging into their skin or irritating them. So, we’ll start there. Our number one tip for choosing the right underwear for working out is to find underwear that feels invisible. Working out can be uncomfortable enough. Next, find underwear that can help keep you dry. Again, our underwear features a super absorbent core that pulls moisture away from the body. Lastly, it can get smelly down there (and everywhere).. Our underwear is designed to help fight odors so you can work out harder and worry less.
How often should I wash my underwear after working out?
Most of us don’t love doing laundry, but it has to be done. Properly caring for your favorite underwear (and clothing) can help it last longer. Our leakproof underwear are machine washable, but should be treated with care to maximize use. Our leakproof underwear comes with the following care instructions for.
All of our undies are machine washable. We recommend washing on a delicate cycle with cold water with delicate detergents. To keep your panties sanitized, refresh them with a few drops of tea tree oil or vinegar in the rinse cycle. In a hurry? You can hand wash them too.
Let it all hang out
Hang or lay flat to dry and skip the dryer. Expect our undies to take between 6-24 hours to dry. To expedite the drying process, blot excess moisture and hang dry. Stock up to make sure you are always covered.
What are some other tips for staying comfortable while working out?
Working out isn’t always comfortable, but what you wear can promote better movement and comfort. Staying comfortable while working out can help you focus on getting your fitness on. That’s the whole point of working out, right? At Proof, we prioritize comfort above all. When choosing clothes to work out in, gravitate toward materials that feel best on your skin. The fit matters too of course. You’ll want to work out in clothes that not only feel good, but make you actually feel good, too. Pay attention to the details such as the rise, inseam, materials, support, and more. It’s okay to be selective when it comes to shopping - there’s plenty of choices out there. Lastly, when it comes to workout clothes, opt for materials that dry fast and help keep you feeling fresh. Like most things, you probably have a brand of choice or a few of them when it comes to workout clothes. Brand loyalty is one of the best ways to save time shopping, as most brands will reuse fits and materials they know what their customers love.
At Proof, we encourage you to fall in love with our leakproof underwear for working out. Take advantage of our 60-Day Leak Free Guarantee on your first order.
What are some of the best ways to care for underwear for working out?
Underwear for working out can have special care instructions. Most specialty underwear will call for a delicate or hand wash cycle in cold water. To dry, most will recommend hang drying. Always check packaging and brand recommendations to determine proper care instructions.