What running tights?
I’ve two pairs, neither prefect…
Nike ones – not bad but Grey was not a good colour choice and I should possibly have gone for a smaller size.
Montane ones – from Go Outdoors and therefore a few seasons old. Nice not very stretchy cordura fabric but have to be careful zipping over my calves and no elastic in the waistband.
They both work their way down as I run to give me a saggy butt but this is probably due to my lack of hips/buns rather than the tights. I’m even thinking of sewing in the bib from a pair of cycling shorts…Posted 6 years agoteamhurtmoreSubscriber
IanMunro – Member
Don’t forget to rub a bit of deep heat on your undercarriage when it’s a bit nippy like today though.
How could you post that – were you at boarding school ever?
I run and cycle (with padded shorts UNDER) in nike, adidas, under armour, linebreaker and skins. The last two slightly different obviously. But of the first three, I reckon UA shave it for comfort. Nike and Adidas comfy and very similar but adidas crotches (the mesh bit) tend not to last as long. Nice idea but not that practical.
No protection though as the cuts on bruises on my inner thigh today can justify. Start fitness often has lots of good offers.Posted 6 years agoadi66Member
“Backswing” running tights, love em to bits, and very occasionally there available in Primarni! for next to nothing…. (Edit: Primarni own backswing – so that’s why, but there still only in there very occasionally) there nice and soft, but just thick enough to keep your legs “just right”Posted 6 years agomolgripsSubscriber
I have some Nike ones I think from John Lewis that were a lot cheaper than all the fancy running brands, Gore etc. They are very well engineered too, articulated panels, the back pocket has a rubberised bit to stop your sweat seeping onto your phonepod etc.
Re the exposure issue – they reveal more than lycra bike shorts because the pad in bike shorts covers up my jewels somewhat. Definitely feel more naked in them but no choice really since shorts over them looks stupid.Posted 6 years agoseanocMember
The Nike ones from Sports Direct are pretty nice; much nicer than the cheap Asics ones that they sell. However, they do stretch a bit.
For performance I dont think you can beat Skins; especially if your chugging down a lot of hills; the compression at the thighs help massively….and you look quite pro. My problem is that my calfs are pretty small so teh compression gubbins around that area dont tend to do their thang.
Shorts over the top only when picking/dropping the kids at school after/before a trail run. Not an insecurity issue; i just dont fancy showing all the other mothers my coq.Posted 6 years ago
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