The ancient Greeks found nudity both practical and pleasant, and wore draped garments that could be thrown off within seconds if the need arose. They found that training for athletics while in the buff had its share of benefits, but historical evidence also suggests that students attended lectures without wearing a stitch. A lack of clothing was so commonplace, in fact, that it became part of the Olympic Games' tradition. The earliest form of the Olympics date back to B. E, and by the seventh century B. When they weren't restricted by clothing, the nude athletes won such a high proportion of contests that other competitors began copying their birthday-suit style.
New York gym offering naked workout classes — just in time for your New Year's resolutions
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Show less Working out naked comes with a variety of benefits. You will save money on clothing and your body will be less constricted by shirts and shorts. Many people also find a nude workout helps them accept their bodies. As you likely don't want your neighbors to peek in as you work out naked, make sure you keep your blinds closed.
As I stand naked in the middle of Hanson Fitness, a personal training studio in Manhattan, it dawns on me that I'm about to exercise. I've been so preoccupied with other concerns—mainly, what you'd expect a man to worry about—that the workout itself has been barely a second thought, and I assume that everyone else feels similarly. If you're at a nude fitness class, you probably aren't here for the fitness.
Those looking to get buff after the holidays can do so in the buff at an enterprising gym in New York City. In case you need some inspiration in , a gym in NYC is offering nude workout classes. Is this the start of a new trend?