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    If You Can't Actually Braid Hair, Try This Trick

    It's literally just tying big knots!

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    Truth bomb: Post-workout hair usually looks messy AF. So we asked some ~fit~ dudes to try out gym-proof hairstyles to see what would actually work when we got out of the locker room.

    Sometimes you get done with a workout and your hair is dripping with sweat.

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    There's a pretty easy solution! Brush your hair back so it looks a little more kept.

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    Now split it into two even sections.

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    Brace yourself for how easy this is: Tie the pieces together in a big loop, the way you would tie your shoelaces.

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    Tug the ends for a tight knot.

    You're left with two shorter pieces of hair. Go ahead and tie 'em again.

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    Remember to tug tight!

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    Continue tying knots with the pieces of hair until you have only about one inch of hair left at the bottom.

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    Once you're at the bottom, secure the hair with a little elastic band.

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    If you need to control any flyaways in the front, you can put a pea-size amount of of hold paste, using your fingers to apply the paste.

    And BAM! Just like that it looks like you know how to do your hair!

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    Good for you. We're proud of you.

    Hair: Jeff Chastain
    Model: Joseph Garrison, ADAM Models

    Special thanks to CrossFit BRICK for providing a workout space.