Reasons to Invest in Tight Pants During Workout & Yoga

Reasons to Invest in Tight Pants During Workout & Yoga

There is a certain kind of comfort that you get the second you slip into those tight yoga pants. It’s a feeling you get of finally being home because it’s just so cosy and lightweight. Yoga pants feel like a second skin providing you a wide range of movement with little to no resistance.

Not only do they feel good, they look good on everyone. The way yoga pants hug each and every one of your curves in all the right places is one of the reasons why you should wear tights/yoga pants while working out.

There are countless other advantages and benefits of yoga pants, and reasons why you should choose yoga pants/tights for the gym. (1)

Benefits of yoga pants (or tight pants)

  • Hygienic & sweat proof:

Tight pants help prevent irritation or infection because they are absorbent. When you workout, you sweat and a good tight/yoga pants should be able to absorb your sweat during your workout keeping you fresh, clean and odour free.

  • Helps reduce stress:

You know how a long day away from home makes you feel? And the second you get home, it’s like you can finally catch a break and just the thought of that calms you down in so many ways. Well, as mentioned earlier, yoga pants are like coming home and just being able to get out of work clothes or whatever clothes you were in and be able to slide into the comfort of these tight pants/yoga pants gives you that same feeling. One advantage of yoga pants is that it calms you and that reduces stress.

  • Provides Flexibility:

A yoga pants that’s the right fit for you is everything you could want in a work out cloth. But too tight isn’t the way to go. Yoga pants should be your right fit and not too tight nor so it doesn’t restrict your movements. Getting the right yoga pant can give you so much flexibility, it would almost feel like a second skin.

  • Increases breathing & movement:

This is an extension of the previous point which is to emphasise that the right fit for you doesn’t mean tight and uncomfortable. If it’s too tight, your breathing would become laboured and a task rather than something you should naturally do. Also, your movement, as stated earlier, would be restrained. Good yoga pants shouldn’t be a hindrance to any of these things, rather it should make it feel completely natural.

  • Motivates you to workout & do yoga regularly:

While uncomfortable clothes might be one of the few reasons why you don’t look forward to working out or doing yoga regularly, yoga pants are comfortable and that alone is enough encouragement. The wide range of movement, the comfort, and the fit is the boost we need. Slip on one of Hummel’s tight pants for women and get the boost you need to start working out regularly.

  • Versatile clothing:

The amazing thing about tights/yoga pants is that you don’t have to wait to head out to the gym to put them on. You can wear them right there in the comfort of your home or when you step out. You can wear it anytime of the day, all day. This is one of the added benefits of yoga pants.

  • Boosts your confidence:

The fit of yoga pants/tights gives you a little or more confidence boost and that keeps you motivated and focused throughout the day. While style might not be at the top of your list of things to look out for while getting a yoga pant for yourself. If you find one that suits your personality, that would be great and definitely an added bonus to its fit and comfort.

  • Improves blood circulation:

The tight fit of yoga pants isn’t just to hug your curves, although that is an added bonus. The benefits of compression tights is that it increases circulation and blood flow which reduces tiredness/fatigue.

These are the reasons why tights are great options for the gym/working out.


Yoga pants/tights help increase endurance and strength because of its compression, make sure the fit isn’t too tight which can make it go from compressing to constricting. And that isn’t what you want.

Check out Hummel’s tights and yoga pants collection for women with different options to choose from of various styles, colours and fits. This women’s collection would go well with the women’s sports bra and a nice top/t-shirt from Hummel to go over it. Maybe even a hoodie/sweatshirt during harsher weather.

Not leaving out the men, Hummel has a collection for the men as well like their training pants for men which would pair nicely with Hummel’s t-shirt for men, or maybe even their hoodie/sweatshirt.

Don't miss out on Hummel's activewear online collection with a lot more to choose from. Check out Hummel now.
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