RUNNING TIGHTS

19 messages
11/10/2004 at 14:01
Please can any ladies offer advice as to which are the best running tights to get?

Thanks
11/10/2004 at 14:45
i've got some puma 3/4 length tights which are fantastic. also some nike full length ones - they're dark blue and light blue with a wee pocket at the back. both are excellent. that probably doesn't help much as i don't know the names of them, if they have ones!
11/10/2004 at 14:48
Thanks, I will browse and see if I can find them.
11/10/2004 at 14:51
tights with a different material around the knee helps - makes them feel more natural when you're moving.
11/10/2004 at 14:52
So... Can blokes wear anything like this when it gets cold? Are they unisex?
11/10/2004 at 14:53
Men in tights!!! Sure
11/10/2004 at 14:55
depends how proud you are!! gets the ladies glance anyway.....
11/10/2004 at 15:33
No, but really.... are they???? Don't wanna get cold! Might have hairy (yet shapely) legs but if I'm out for an hour in February I don't want sweat to freeze!
11/10/2004 at 15:46
Badgerdaddy - I've taken the plunge and just got my first couple of pairs of tights (from Aldi, £7.99 each). A decent pair will keep you warm and wick the sweat away from your legs. My worry was more about overheating, but htey seem fine in that department too.
11/10/2004 at 16:12
Cool, ta. Not sure how they'll look on a lardy bloke like myself but I guess I'll find out soon enough...
DRT
11/10/2004 at 16:35
Now that the weather is colder I run mainly in tights, can recommend both the concurve ones which are thicker but no pocket & Nike tech tights which are again very comfy & have a small zipped pocket at the back.

No problems with overheating & I find them more comfortable than shorts
11/10/2004 at 16:39
Badgerdaddy - probably quite flattering, if I'm anything to go by!
11/10/2004 at 16:40
there's loads of fellas out in tights at the moment. they're great for warming up in before a track session and longer runs on colder days.
11/10/2004 at 16:42
Aldi ones have a small zipped pocket at the back too!
11/10/2004 at 17:08
Ron Hill strides are pretty good and not quite so revealing as actual "tights" for the blokes. Get a bit soggy in heavy rain unless you go for the DXB version but they seem to do a good job otherwise of wicking and preventing wind chill whilst not over-heating.
11/10/2004 at 20:01
Now... as a novice and a non-tight-wearer... D'you wear pants underneath or what? I assume you wear shorts on top...
12/10/2004 at 12:48
Doesn't matter a lot - if it's cold enough to wear tights then after a few minutes out there in the cold there ain't much to see!!

;)D
DRT
12/10/2004 at 13:01
Go commando, no shorts over either.
16/10/2004 at 14:35
I've had some disasters with them in the past, ebcause I'm very skinny, but I found the Adidas ones fitted me best... but then, that's me...

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