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Tips to Keep Your Hair Healthy While Maintaining a Workout Routine

Workout or nah? If you’re a Black woman, then chances are you’ve run into this dilemma when it comes to working out and hair. On the one hand, you invest A LOT of money into getting your hair laid. And on the other hand, you want to lose weight and maintain a workout routine, but doing so will result in sweated-out hair and a waste of money at the salon. Which do you choose?

Now, we won’t tell you what to do, but know this. African Americans, as a whole, are not in good shape. Diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes, hypertension, and more all attribute to poor health that disproportionately affect Black people. So if you truly believe that health is your wealth, then it’s time to choose your health. Luckily, there are ways to have a healthy body AND great, healthy hair at the same time.

BlkandFit talked with Atlanta-based stylist Debra Dye who gave us some tips on how to maintain healthy hair while sticking with a workout routine.

Here’s what Debra recommends:

Debra encourages her clients to be realistic when choosing between hair and working out. She also recommends getting a full check up from your doctor to ensure any hair loss that can come from working out is not attributed to an underlying health condition.

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