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4/13/13 7:24 A

Thank you, everybody! I think I'm going to go shoulder length or just above. Definitely ready for a change. Looks like I'm about to invest in some barrettes and headbands. I'm excited, happy birthday to me! emoticon


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4/13/13 7:24 A

I wear a hat when I workout. When I get a Haircut, I make sure I have enough to put it up in a ponytail for working out

JAVAJENN SparkPoints: (8,282)
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4/13/13 7:20 A

You could try wearing a headband.

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CBLENS SparkPoints: (47,498)
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4/13/13 7:15 A

I don't like that way mine looks short.

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EOWYN2424 Posts: 6,779
4/13/13 3:28 A

I just don't have the courage to go short!

ONELITTLEPILL SparkPoints: (50,117)
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4/13/13 2:43 A

When mine is shorter, I do pig-tails or braid it. Can't stand it flopping around loose...

This is for me...
TACDGB Posts: 6,136
4/12/13 11:36 P

mine is down to the top of my shoulders and I just let it go wild. I do wear a head band when I go to spin bike class.

HOLLYM48 SparkPoints: (195,664)
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4/12/13 6:10 P

My hair is medium length and I just let it go when I am exercising. I would highly recommend getting a whole new look with a bob if you have had long hair for a while. I cut several inches off mine 6 months ago and I felt like a new person and with the weight loss, you will look and feel younger!
Go for it!

I can do it!!
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MLAN613 SparkPoints: (213,382)
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4/12/13 5:55 P

My hair is medium length and I am able to pull it back into a pony tail and use the snap barrettes, too. If I am running a race, I also add a lot of hair spray.

4/12/13 4:22 P

I had an asymetrical bob a couple years ago and I when I worked out I would pull as much as I could into a ponytail and then clip up any stray pieces with those little snap barettes. Hope that helps!

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TIAAGAIN SparkPoints: (1,248)
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4/12/13 4:20 P

I second the headband idea. I have one from Gaim that has a non-slip strip to keep it from sliding off and it works great! I have super-straight hair and I have a hard time keeping it back in anything, but this headband has been a great help.

4/12/13 4:18 P

I hold mine back with a bandana.

IRISHFANUH87 Posts: 1,038
4/12/13 4:12 P

I try to get as much as possible pulled back and then wear a headband to keep it back. Sometimes need bobby pins too, but I would go crazy working out with it left down.

CHEETARA79 SparkPoints: (84,727)
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4/12/13 3:37 P

I have a wavy, chin-length bob with bangs right now. I throw as much of it into a ponytail as I can then pin back my bangs when I work out. Not all of it gets into the ponytail.

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REGINA_PHALANGE SparkPoints: (17,537)
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4/12/13 3:31 P

I've had my hair in a bob before, both chin length and shorter, and I've always been able to pull it back in a ponytail no problem.

8MORE2GO1 Posts: 1,839
4/12/13 3:14 P

When my hair is to my shoulders like it is now I wear it in a pony tail but when I had it too short to wear it up I would just leave it that way while I worked out with a headband if needed.

4/12/13 3:04 P

Me too! I've been thinking about getting a bob for spring/summer. I have shoulder length hair right now, and I wear it up while exercising. I think I'm going to have my hairdresser cut it to a length where I can still pull it back....I have bangs, too, so I usually wear a head band to keep them out of my eyes. The hat idea works, too!

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FIREFLY413 SparkPoints: (2,912)
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4/12/13 3:01 P

I'll have to google low profile caps. Regular baseball caps look dorky on me too!


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4/12/13 2:54 P

what about wearing a ball cap? I like the low profile caps. The regular ones look dorky on me.

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FIREFLY413 SparkPoints: (2,912)
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4/12/13 2:28 P

I've got spring haircut fever, and I'm thinking about chopping my wavy hair into a bob. But I wonder what I'll do with it during workouts? Anyone have medium-length hair? Do you just let it go while you exercise, or pin it up somehow? I've had long hair forever and I'm used to just throwing it up in a bun. (I've had it shorter before, but that was before I worked out regularly so it wasn't an issue! Lol)


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