The Checkup: The Ultimate Dressing-Room Test to Make Sure Workout Clothes Fit

And more healthy reads to start your morning.



• We all want to avoid track shorts that chafe, see-through yoga pants, and slow-drying racerback tanks. Luckily, there are some simple ways to find out if your workout attire will stand the test of a half marathon before you even leave the store. The next time you hit up Lululemon, make sure you take this list of fitness-pro-backed tips for trying on workout clothes. And warning: If you want make sure you can count on your spandex, you’re going to have to get your squat on in that dressing room. Happy shopping! [SHAPE]

• Cross training? Tempo drills? Pronation? If you’re new to running, these terms probably sound like Mandarin to you. You’re going to want to check out this super-useful running lingo dictionary. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• This writer tested out a bunch of different mosquito repelling techniques so you don’t have to. Plus, a brand-new super-effective one that will be available as soon as next summer. Bye, bye bugs! [The New York Times]

• This one’s for those of you who’ve long been lusting after a cut midsection: The totally honest (and sometimes harsh) truth about what it takes to get six-pack abs. [BuzzFeed]

• For anyone headed back to school in the next few weeks — or really anyone in need of some super-easy cooking hacks (aren’t we all, though?) — these healthy recipes that can be made in a dorm room will definitely come in handy. [Greatist]

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