Track pants are so ’80s. Cargo pants, so ’90s. We all know that athleisure, and yoga pants in particular, are the future. Activewear sales in the U.S. are up 21 percent from 2014, and yoga pant sales more than tripled last year. The masses have spoken, and I have to agree with them — yoga pants make me feel better than just about any other type of clothing.
So get ready to break up with your jeans, burn your jeggings, and cut up those flannel PJ pants in the back of your drawers. Here are four reasons why yoga pants are the best: