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Post  Mike MacLellan on Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:40 am

Does anyone (male) run in them here?  For a long, long time, I've been wanting to get myself a pair of short (running shorts length) compression shorts.  Lots of shorts in that sentence, and now the word looks funny.  Shorts.  Shhhhhorts.

Anyway, anyone?  Recommendations?  I'm not looking for the benefits of the compression from them, just to have something obnoxiously flashy (they'd be hot pink or yellow or something) to wear.
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Post  Michael Enright on Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:00 am

These would look good on you.
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Post  Michael Mitchell on Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:13 am

Mike MacLellan wrote:Does anyone (male) run in them here?  For a long, long time, I've been wanting to get myself a pair of short (running shorts length) compression shorts.  Lots of shorts in that sentence, and now the word looks funny.  Shorts.  Shhhhhorts.

Anyway, anyone?  Recommendations?  I'm not looking for the benefits of the compression from them, just to have something obnoxiously flashy (they'd be hot pink or yellow or something) to wear.

I have. They are nice. I wear them to work. I have BCG's and they have worked for me. Smile
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Post  Nick Morris on Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:27 am

I wear them every time I run.  I have short ones for my 1-2" inseam shorts and longer ones for my 5" inseam running shorts.  I think they help a lot.  I don't have to worry about chaffing, which I am sure would occur if I didn't have them.  I really don't think that the brand matters, because I both Nike and Under Armor brands.
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Post  Dave-O on Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:53 am

Michael Enright wrote:These would look good on you.
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Ha! One of our Dances With Dirt teammates bought those one year....only Tom wouldn't get in on the fun.

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Post  Dave-O on Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:54 am

So Mike, you just mean half-tights? 

Yes, I've run and raced in them.  I like them for when its in the 35-50 degree range.  They're warmer than shorts. I have Nike and CW-X, both are great.
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Post  Admin on Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:14 pm

Dave-O wrote:

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Dave, what's the latest you've heard on Lauren?  It's been many years since I've seen her around.

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Post  Mike MacLellan on Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:16 pm

I guess they'd be called half-tights, I didn't know such a thing existed.  But something similar to the photos that have been posted.  I'll start doing some research...
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Post  Mike MacLellan on Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:24 pm

I guess they'd be called half-tights, I didn't know such a thing existed.  But something similar to the photos that have been posted.  I'll start doing some research...
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Post  Bob on Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:49 pm

Mr MattM wrote:
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Dave, what's the latest you've heard on Lauren?  It's been many years since I've seen her around.
Married, living in Knoxville, and getting faster.
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Post  Dave-O on Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:01 pm

Mike MacLellan wrote:I guess they'd be called half-tights, I didn't know such a thing existed.  But something similar to the photos that have been posted.  I'll start doing some research...

Here's the Nike pair I have. 

http://www.runningwarehouse.com/descpageMRA-NMFS.html

Also, I wear a pair of spandex briefs underneath.  Wearing only the half-tights can be a little revealing.
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Post  ounce on Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:30 pm

I've run in compression shorts or track shorts for 10 years.  I've worn a couple of different styles, but love these the most.
http://www.weplaysports.com/Insport/running/tights/track-shorts.html

They're thin and last a long time.
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Post  Jerry on Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:25 pm

Serious runners don't show off in training runs. Then if you wear it to races, you better be really fast, or fat, or funny, or hopeless...
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Post  Nick Morris on Sat Jul 20, 2013 6:51 am

I wear mine under my running shorts...not as running shorts Smile
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Post  Dave Bussard on Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:34 am

Be careful with the spandex boys...  Compression Shorts Lol

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Post  Nick Morris on Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:35 am

Dave Bussard wrote:Be careful with the spandex boys...  Compression Shorts Lol

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Ummm...
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Post  Jerry on Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:40 am

lol! 
 High hormone is one indicator of successful peaking. Apparently pros know what they are doing.
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