Having finally tried the running tights i bought from Aldi last month i now find they arent what i was expecting, the material seems too heavy and not quite clingy enough when im running to stay where i want them. They end up slowly heading south and stretching the groin area slightly allowing the 'boys' to swing free abit. The waist is fine and stays where it should.
Can any guys recommend any tights that are really nice and clingy all the way down the leg and a nice lightweight material. Preferably not too expensive (20 - 25 quid max). Ive seen some of the decathlon ones but not sure of their fit until i can get to the store. Would prefer to be able to try them on rather than ordering the wrong size off the internet.
etchy wrote (see)
you bought some from aldi ?what did you expect !
I'm guessing you have never even looked at the running or cycling gear that they get in from time to time. Some of it is really good and i've had some top bargains from there, don't just assume as it from Aldi it's no good.The only pair of tights i have are Adidas ones cost about £20 and have not had any issue with them, i much prefer wearing shorts and having a good warm up before the run.
I've found the same with Aldi and Lidl tights - they are hit and miss.
Basically, what Colonel Blimp said. Ron Hill tracksters. Comfy, robust and don't make you look like Max Wall.
The Sports Direct Karrimors are great for £10.99.
Not brought any running stuff from Aldi, but they do have some real bargins on things like hill walking poles and other stuff.
Righto cheers - I suffer a bit from the old chafing myself, so will bear that in mind!
I have got a few pairs of the Karrimor ones and they are a really good fit. Recently brought a pair of the More Mile ones for £15 from Start Fitness and they are a good fit as well.
I have always worn Decathlon pants rather than going commando. They are made of technical fabric.
Ah yes, I was having a conversation about the decathlon pants. proper good against the chafing. Beats a damp crotch of vass every race. I can't recommend them enough....a bit like speedos that keep the tackle tight to the body. Not very flattering though.
On running tights, I have just done a what-the-hell splash out on a pair of Exo II from Salomon. I had some skins and they are just about to go on ebay to fund the rather steep but worth it £72 for the salomons. I had a pair of decathlon compression tights.....rubbish. Lots of calf slippage and never seemed to compress well enough.
At £72 they should do the running for you
Had a pair of Nike Fit tights which have seen me OK through 2 winters of running on Dartmoor at about £20.
LS21 wrote (see)
But my question is - do you wear anything underneath them or not? I'm guessing from the posts above then no, but just wanted to check really - don't want to get arrested for indecent exposure!
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