Thursday, April 16, 2009
10 ways to go green at the Gym....
1 Look for resistance tubing or bands that are bio-degradable or made out of natural latex.
2 Wear workout shirts made of natural, sustainable fibers, like those used in Cocona, made from recycled coconut shells.
3 Use soft weighted balls that are latex-free vinyl, filled with natural sand and iron.
4 Carry a workout bag or tote made of natural materials, such as salvaged rice paper.
5 Wear workout shorts made from soybean oil-based fibers.
6 Work out using an exercise ball made with nontoxic, phthalate-free and latex-free vinyl.
7 Try socks made from antibacterial bamboo charcoal, recycled polyester, Merino organic wool or organic cotton.
8 Wear running/gym shoes made with a biodegradable midsole or other recycled materials.
9 Use a yoga block made from bamboo, a sustainable natural resource.
10 Lie down on a yoga mat made of natural rubber.