Every workout center has rules, including proper attire such as gym shorts. You may be wondering exactly what kind of gym shorts qualify as proper attire.
Though each club may have their own individual standards, most ask that they be in good repair without holes or tears and that they cover everything that needs to be covered. Also make sure they are well-laundered so as not to smell once you start working out, as sweat can drudge up even hidden odors.
Workout clothes come in a wide variety of fibers and materials, especially gym shorts. Some people prefer baggier styles that allow for free movement. These can be made of mesh, cotton, nylon or other materials.
Others prefer pure cotton gym shorts because they allow the skin to breathe and absorb sweat better than synthetic materials.
All of these choices are great, but you may want to expand your horizons a bit and get some of the more high-tech workout clothes on the market. For a surprisingly small price you can try out high-end fabrics that are sometimes referred to as moisture-wicking materials.
Moisture-wicking workout clothes prevent sweat from chafing your skin. It also helps keep you cooler, as the clothes absorb the sweat and as you continue the motions of your workout, the clothes will act almost as a skin cooler of sorts.
No matter which material you choose for your workout clothes though, the most important aspect is comfort. If you feel comfortable in mesh only, then that is what you should wear. Clothes should never impede on your workout- though the right ones can certainly enhance it.