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The Clothes of an Era

BYU Physical Education Clothes

For more than 50 years the College of Health and Human Performance issued various forms of gym clothing, from the notorious men’s shorts that hung around long after the ’70s—and hung well above the knees—to onesies, swimsuits, and T-shirts. Now the college has phased out the last of its exercise clothing. Since April 28 students and faculty have worn their own workout clothes, gaining admittance to athletic facilities by wearing a simple wristband. The college eliminated athletic issue to cut laundry costs. So far, few students have complained.

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