Ahhh…Yay for sweatpants

“Sweatpants are an informal variety of trousers intended for comfort or athletic purposes,” according to wikipedia.com.

Calvin Klein Performance Women's Basic Velour Sweatpant

I cannot name a single person I know who doesn’t like to wear sweatpants. This is something you can honestly say “but everyone is doing it.” From young girls and boys to college students to older men and women, they all own at least one pair of sweatpants. Though some of you may not know this but there are different types of sweatpants. I thought sweatpants were just sweatpants and that’s it, but no.

There are fashion pants, wind-pants, tear-away pants, and muscle pants. I mean who would have thought.

Fashion pants are unlike your typical sweatpants, thus lacking the elastic around the ankle. Many girl’s or women’s brands carry this type of sweatpants. This in all seriousness is my favorite type.

Another type of sweatpants is called wind pants or wind breakers. These pants are designed to shield the person from cold wind and not insulate them from the cold weather. Many of you may recognize wind pants by the awful and annoying “swooshing” sound they make when you walk.

Tear-away pants are similar to wind pants in the fact that they are not made to keep you warm. Tear-away pants are most known for their snaps that run along the entire side of the leg. Basketball players are most known for wearing tear-away pants.

Muscle pants are the most regular type of sweatpants, made of thin cotton. “Muscle pants are often characterized by wild patterns and sometimes flamboyant designs,” says Wikipedia.com. One major plus about sweatpants is that you can find a good pair just about anywhere. You can get a cheap pair at Amazon. Sweatpants are easy to find and everybody wears them. If you need a comfy day…

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