Polyester Clothing Stink more than Cotton after a Work Out

September 6, 2014 4:01 PM

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The next time you work out, you might want to look at the tags of your clothes. According to a new study, polyester clothing tends to stink a lot more than cotton clothing after a sweaty workout.

For this study, the researchers recruited 26 healthy adults who were instructed to take an intensive, hour-long bicycle spinning class. The researchers collected the participants' t-shirts and incubated them for 28 hours. The researchers used a trained odor panel to inspect the shirts. They also exa...

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