Many women find thongs to be there go-to, everyday undergarment, while others won’t be caught dead in them. So what’s the deal with wearing a thong during your sweat session?
First off, no matter what kind of underwear you have on, the fabric is important. Be sure to pick pairs that are breathable, and it’s even better if they’re moisture wicking. No lace or silk at the gym. ladies!
So, is it safe to workout in a thong? It turns out that exercising in that type of underwear can actually increase your risk of getting a urinary tract infection. This is because of the constant movement in that area could spread existing bacteria that’s present. To be safe, we say you skip the thong and stick to regular underwear.