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Sweaty pants

Now the hot weather is here, like many I have downsized to Shorts and T's. But I do find after a run, I have a sweaty pant. I was wondering whether anyone used technical underwear? I'm aware of the runderwear brand but I find the prices a bit galling. I have ordered some decathlon running grundies to see how they go, anyone else tried there range?

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Go commando? 😀😀

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Sure but that just moves the issue outward a layer, and then I'd need some structural support hehe. I'm sure many do run au naturel but it's not for me... well maybe I can give it a try, when it's dark ... lol

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Yeah not really an option 😀 interested in any more helpful replies you get though.

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Size doesnt matter

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😳😂

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My summer running shorts have a liner. I think most of them do.

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Decathlon stuff is generally good

My fave pants to run in are from Debenhams but for some reason they changed the fabric which is terrible 🙄

I’m sure there no need to fork out much 🙂👍

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Will give the decathlon ones a try, they weren't expensive. Hopefully will help avoid the moist gusset of a longer run.

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‘Moist gusset’ - there’s a phrase I never thought I’d see on this forum!

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I certainly never expected to get quoted on it 🤣

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I literally just bought Runderwear last week for similar reasons :D it's OK, but very expensive. Probably wouldn't recommend it just for that reason, it's nothing special. I got it after being afflicted by what can only be described as a running wedgie in all my new shorts (tmi perhaps, but I googled it and it's pretty common so I know at least some of you are with me on this :D). I tried just the shorts liner as recommended...and hated it. It was a bit 'one size fits all' and loose and weird. So, anyway, despite forking out for the Runderwear I have resorted to cheapo tiny compression shorts from Puma under my looser shorts instead, basically a homemade 2in1. Do they do an equivalent for men? Obviously I can't comment on support but they're very tight so I'd be surprised if you encountered any untoward movement...

Then when it got really warm the other day I just wore the tiny shorts as outerwear because who cares. My legs are alright and motion blur fixes everything anyway. 👍

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Tiny compressions shorts.. hmm. Sounds like budgie smugglers lol. Think I'd get arrested if I ran in speedos lol

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Haha, well they're not *that * short. I've not yet resorted to running in my pants. But it's only May, so never say never.

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I ran in my bra yesterday! , although my top was short sleeved, it was quite thick and I was just too hot so I stripped it off!

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And why not! :D I'm a total prude in real life, but the minute I start running I'm a different person entirely. It's very liberating!

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Am running in Decathlon big girl knickers - and boy are they big! Quite comfy and cool.

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That's good to hear and what I was wanting to know I guess. Is whether the material is more wicking than your typical cotton elasticated shorts from the likes of next/debenhams/ted baker etc. Will report back once I have given them a try on thursday.

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I dont sweat very much, but they are certainly cooler and drier than my M&S bikini briefs.

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I recently picked up some Nike Dri fit

Running shorts from their outlet and they have a built in liner and I find them really soft and comfortable.

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I bought a pair of these last week from their outlet too. Not cheap, but there was a 30% discount if you signed up to their email list. I wore them for the first time at Parkrun on Saturday and they were really comfortable.

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Apologies if I have misread your post but I would say sweaty pants after a run is fairly normal 😕. Perhaps sweaty pants BEFORE a run is a different problem but unless it's causing rashes, chafing etc then what's a little sweat between runners? We put up with far worse 😭

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Not causing problems. But we do like to keep cool and fresh for as long as possible, that's why we favour technical quick wicking fabrics over cotton etc. So no reason not to seek comfort and freshness for as long as possible downstairs lol. Sure getting sweaty is normal but it's not the objective.

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It is for some people. I overheard someone the other day, "I can't wait to work up a real sweat". They were heading for the gym at the time and the scary thing is I smiled and understood exactly what they meant 😉

Sorry can't help you with the undie problem. I think men have different requirements in that area 😕

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I have decathlon undies & they do the job 😁

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Bodyglide for chafe. Its fantastic.

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I am glad you have at least abandoned your previously stated intention to wear long running tights all year round

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I do basketball shorts. Wind tunnel, no obstructions.

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Decathlon do Kalengi men's beathable running briefs @ £3.99. Don't know how affective they are, maybe no better than ordinary briefs..but worth a try at that price..

I wear Addidas response climalite shorts which have a climalite liner and find these very good in respect to sweating..

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They are the ones I have ordered. Will see how they go before considering dearer ones or just lubing up like juju lol

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I am in M&S cotton under my hi tech outer super wicking shorts. I have never really thought about it before but they are soggy at the end of a run. They are not uncomfortable but peeling them off is a challenge as they roll up like a wet swimming costume. Pulling them back on mid-run is then an even bigger challenge. Maybe I need new pants for speedy mid-run pit stops. I will await feedback on the Decathlons.

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