By Jessica Smith, for SparkPeople
Exercising isn't always pretty-the sweat, the matted down hair, the locker rooms-but it's definitely worthwhile! Whether you are just starting out or returning after a long break, there are a few things no one ever really tells you about exercise. Even you regular gym bunnies might learn a thing or two from this list-oh how I wish someone had told me these when I started working out!
When you can expect them, and know what to do about them, you'll have fewer barriers and hiccups along your exercise journey.
You are going to need a good laundry strategy.
Exercise means working up a good sweat, which is great for your body and mind (and according to some, your skin). This means you'll end up with some pretty dirty laundry, too. You may find that the laundry routine you are accustomed to just doesn't cut it for your sweaty duds. Here are a couple of laundry tips that have saved me-and my often expensive technical workout duds-over the years: