The Best Shorts For Fitness
If you want to stay cool in hotter weather, it's time to flash those pins. But don't just pull on any old shorts, make sure you choose those designed for your sport of choice. The added features, such as zips for your keys when running, sweat-wicking fabric and flexible seams for range of movement in the gym, and padded bums for cyclists, will make life much comfier for your nether regions.
Click right for our favourite men's and women's shorts for running, gym training and cycling.
The Best Men's Shorts For Running
These clever little numbers have compression shorts underneath the run shorts. Compression can aid with recovery time and make your legs feel more powerful, while the run shorts protect, err, your modesty.
The Best Women's Shorts For Running
With an internal pocket for your keys/phone/loose change while you’re out running these super light shorts also feature inbuilt briefs – handy if it suddenly gets windy out.
The Best Men's Shorts For Gym Training
Made from soft, stretchy fabric, these shorts won't restrict you mid-lunge. They're also sweat-wicking, so less of the post-gym perspiration patches.
The Best Women's Shorts For Gym Training
We hope you've waxed! Yes, they're short, but these training shorts are also flattering –promise. The flat seams, waist band, and snug fit, mean they don't slip around when you're training either.
The Best Men's Shorts For Cycling
These lightweight shorts have reflective panels on the back for safety, and zero chance of flashing accidental bum crack. The best attribute though is the Kiss Air seat pad, like sitting on a cloud of unicorn's breath.
The Best Women's Shorts For Cycling
If you fancy a change from boring black, these snazzy little beauts could be just up your cycle path. The padded seat panel is designed specifically for women, and should keep you comfy on medium to longish rides.