Jun. 16/09, 09:30 PM #376
Jun. 18/09, 12:47 AM #377
LOL.....instead of me typically posting my thoughts, here's some stuff someone else wrote.
First, the article as written by some stuff old guy:
Spandex for men is probably the worst mistake men can make in choosing bottoms. If you do want to wear for spandex for their professed comfort, wear longer shorts over time to cover them up. Unlike females, men keep their “business” on the outside and it is never appropriate to display them in public, unless you are competing in the Tour de France.
Simple cotton gym shorts are your best bet. They should not extend below the knees but no more than an inch, maybe two, above the knees. Wear them at or slightly below the waist.
Sweatpants are okay, but not the most fashionable. I’m not a big fan of long pants at the gym, but Nike and Adidas have acceptable options in long pants.
Now....some of the many follow-up post (names included for gender reference):
#3 by dou32, Aug 3, 2008
I find this article narrow minded and ridiculous. A gym is not a social venue, it's a place to work out. If you're looking for a social venue where you need to worry about how you look and what you should wear, go to a bar. And men should be able to wear spandex without any fear of ridicule or childish comments - there's nothing wrong with it. If you're as concerned about style and what other people are wearing at the gym as the author of this article is, you should buy your own gym equipment and work out at home.
#5 by brielle, Aug 28, 2008
Spandex is reserved only for men with seriously great builds. Nobody wants to look at an overweight sweaty dude in spandex lifting weights when you're on the treadmill - Sorry guys. Its visual pollution.
#9 by Katie Jones, Oct 27, 2008
I think it's HOT when a guy wears spandex. I like those tight spandex shorts on guys. The shorter the shorts on a guy, the better is what me and my girlfriends always say. Show us some legs and butts guys! Guys should wear spandex / lycra shorts more often instead of those stupid long baggy shorts that are out of style. ~ Katie J.
#10 by Jenna, Oct 27, 2008
I agree! Those days of long shorts on a guy are long gone. Hello guys!!!! There is nothing hotter than a guy in short shorts, but spandex is way better on a guy since you're able to see the shape of his butt!
#11 by Elizabeth1988, Oct 27, 2008
The other day I saw a guy at the gym doing squats in short spandex shorts and everytime he would squat you could see his g-string through his spandex shorts. It was so hot!!! I could not keep my eyes of him! Very sexy!
**BSL edit/note....with the above quote, I thought she was going to say it was repulsive. Extra note, the "g-string" was probably a dance-belt, undergarment male dancers wear under tights so they have a gentle bulge instead of total genital display. **
#12 by Tammy, Oct 27, 2008
There you have it guys. Stop wearing those ugly baggy shorts. Like I said, it's athletic and some guys look really hot in short spandex shorts.
#13 by sarah, Oct 28, 2008
Guys, please don't wear the long spandex, wear the shorter spandex ones if you're going to wear them. The long ones are o.k., but the shorter ones are absolutely attractive. My boyfriend buys womens spandex shorts (same thing as guys spandex shorts just shorter) because the ones they make for men are too long at the legs. He looks cute in them and it shows off his butt a lot more.
#14 by lynn18, Oct 28, 2008
my boyfriend does the same thing. he gets his shorts in the womens for the same reason, nike, adidas, new balance, etc. i read in paper about companies that are begining to make shorts shorter (way above the knee) because the styles have changed and loose long shorts are no longer in style. bout time they do that.
#15 by Nadya21, Oct 29, 2008
Guys, please don't stop wearing spandex, the other day I saw a guy at the Latin dancing class at gym dancing Salsa and merengue, he was wearing spandex and OMG, not to mention he was the only guy in the class, It was so hot, after the class was over, everyone was talking about how hot he looked.
#16 by Lisa R.19, Oct 30, 2008
I think it's hot when guys wear spandex. It really shows off there butts. Me and my girlfriend saw a guy jogging at the park the other day with his girlfriend and he was wearing tight little spandex shorts and you could see his little g string through the material... really hot! He had a cute butt too! Me and my friend kept jogging behind him so we could keep looking at his butt. We kept saying that we should just run by and grab his butt.
#17 by Samantha 18, Nov 11, 2008
I noticed a lot of guys are wearing spandex shorts more and more now...and short ones...very very hot! I like it! I work at a gas station at night and a cute guy came in the other day in spandex shorts and oh my!!! He had such a nice bulge when he leaned up on the counter. He caught me looking down when he was paying though. Oh well.. I caught him looking at my cleavage too - so even trade off. Very nice body and butt though, and he had on a thong also, I could see it through his shorts when he left. I really like that guys are starting to show off their shape. Before, us women would hardly get to see any type of shape other than in the bedroom, and I really like that they\'re wearing more revealing smaller underwear also. Very hot and sexy!
#18 by Errod, Nov 13, 2008
Girls, can you tell me what is wrong with a "wife beater" (I call it a tank top, but anyway...)?
I think it is comftable to "work" in, and therefor likes it...
And secondly; are you serious about your comments with men wearing g-strings are sexy??
I would not have thought so...
#19 by Jennifer, Nov 18, 2008
i think wife beaters-tank tops are cute on guys especially if they have nice arms. but in general, yeah tank tops are cute on a guy. as for guys wearing g-strings-thongs, yeah, i think that is cute. a lot of guys are wearing them now. my boyfriend wears thongs a lot more now and sometimes boy shorts and he looks hot in both. i do like thongs better on guys though... from reading some of the other girls comments on this page i agree with them, spandex and thongs look hot on guys. i've seen guys jogging in spandex wearing a thong before and i guess you could say it has the same effect on girls that it has on men when you guys see girls in tite shorts and a thong. as for the baggey shorts, for sure, they are old and out of style especially the long ones...yuk! so yes, i like when i see guys in spandex showing off there ass, that is hot...
#34 by Stacy1984, Apr 10, 2009
Yeah,I've seen some guys in spandex and it is a turn on if it's the right guy wearin them! Tights look better than short shorts on guys. Leave them to the ladies please and also the thongs.But yeah some guys can get away with wearin spandex and we should encourage it! Just like obese women should'nt wear them so the same applies to men. A good butt and strong toned legs is all it takes for me to go nuts!!
- END QUOTES
I edited-out some of the post where guys were asking about how woman felt about body-waxing or other dumb questions/comments.
Ya know....my trainer Roz contends there are only 2 kinds of woman; those that openly like when guy wears spandex/lycra...and those who deny it but actually do. What woman doesn't want to see a guy's body if he's fit?
My own experience is that most woman don't really care, they just figure "wear what's comfortable and don't worry about what others think". Beyond that, woman are like men...each having their own taste & preferences. I've ridden my mountain bike by some hiking groups of woman and some of them will not even notice me and they just keep talking or hiking along....while others will notice; some give me the passsing glance, others give the solid look-over and a few (when I turn around to look occassionally) are burning their eyes into my backside
I think, on the whole, there isn't a whole lot a guy can wear that makes him feel sexy, provocative or like eye-candy. Woman have their high heels, short skirts, sassy dresses and all sorts of stuff to play-up their bodies....what do us men have? A nice dress suit? Some board-shorts?? Enter what seems like a new fashion for men: lycra Quite frankly, the idea of being eye-candy for a woman inspires me to workout harder, lose more weight and strut the stuff like a man-whore. Cause I'm fully capable of sinking to such lows...oh yeah, I'm so there it's not even funny! Pimp-Daddy BSL, it's all about the woman and showing-off the goods....whazz-up!
Jun. 18/09, 03:23 AM #378
Awesome BSL, you got it on the money! Nice quotes too from these girls! Oh and east coast girls are just as horny or more than west coast too! Just think of Jersey girls and you'll know what I mean! ; )
Jun. 22/09, 12:31 PM #379
Hi, I'm a 39 year old man from Scotland, i go running a couple of times a week and run the odd 10k and half marathon. I was apprehensive of wearing running tights at first but now whenever the weather is cold i always wear them. I'm a fit guy and I think as long as you are in good shape then running tights or lycra shorts look good on a man. My wife likes me in them but my daughter isn't so sure ;o)
They are very practical, stops your legs getting cold, prevents muscle strains but allow complete freedom of movement. It's time for all you athletic guys out there to get liberated and into lycra tights. They also feel good... but that's another matter ;o)
also encouraging to see many gals on this thread being positive about the subject
Last edited by ScotRun; Jun. 22/09 at 12:35 PM.
Jun. 22/09, 10:52 PM #380
If you're getting funny looks, it's probably because people aren't used to seeing running tights in combination with a kilt, but if you accessorize properly I suppose you could pull it off. Nike has some plaid canvas running shoes and I've heard of a water camel pack that looks like bag-pipes; that ought bring out the whole wee lotta ya!
Jun. 23/09, 10:02 PM #381
yeah I noticed Andy Murray at Wimbledon having difficulty with his kilt and bagpipes. zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Jun. 25/09, 03:50 AM #382
if you are as fit as what you said, then you should look great in lycra tights. Your views on running in lycra seems to be in agreement with what my running mate used to say to me.
Originally Posted by ScotRun
Last edited by katkoay; Jun. 25/09 at 03:56 AM.
Jun. 25/09, 06:35 AM #383
I used to wear spandex, or neoprene as they were, shorts to play rugby in. Obviously I had shorts over them, I wore them to help ease a groin injury. They were so uncomfortable and restrictive though. I don’t know why anyone would wear them anyway. They never looked bad though I don’t think, Unless I’m just one of the lucky ones who could pull it off!
Jun. 25/09, 08:49 AM #384
You know it all comes down to who is wearing it.Some men can pull it off some can't and it's as simple as that. Just think of tall pale skinny dudes walkin around in spandex and also old 80 yr olds too. NFL running backs and some recievers are good examples of people that can pull off the look. Just think of Terrel Owens T.O . I'm not sain ya gotta be built like them but you have to have confidence in what ya wear. Who the hell cares what people think cause life is too short. Wear spandex while your still young and able to pull it off!!! : )
Jun. 25/09, 09:18 AM #385
make sure you shave so the hairs don't poke thru.
nothing worse than some ding dong at the water cooler wih pubes sticking thru his tights!
And music-- I know you are BSL's alter ego!
Jun. 25/09, 10:35 AM #386
Guys in thongs???? Wow I must be old and closed minded. I mean, commando sure, but banana bag no way.
Jun. 25/09, 07:08 PM #387
Yes i am his alter ego on the east coast ;- ) Just kiddin man. Dont know BSL but I agree on many things he says about tight athletic wear. There is a proper way to do it and it 's not a problem if done right.
Jun. 28/09, 10:53 PM #388
Listen to the voice of experience lads.....he's not just speculating on this call!
Originally Posted by flyinfree
First...I don't wear 'em!
Originally Posted by Hoss
Second....it's not a "show-thong" as you'd see in Chippendales or any of that sassy stuff. No hammocks or what you're likely thinking of. All my cycling shorts, triathlon suits and what-not have built-in (integrated) liners...so I've got padding that keeps it all under control (ain't no pube gonna work its way through that much thickness!)...but some lycra stuff has no liner, so you can wear transitive briefs (thin material underwear) but it still has some lines you can see under the fabric....sooooo, they have "dance belts" for men, that's what those dancers in ballet wear so they keep the package under control without seeing the lines under the fabric. It's a pad up front and then a g-string deal. Yeah, NOT my cup of tea either.
It kinda scares me that Hoss & FF are frequenting this thread. Come on guys, everywhere else on the forum I'm all hardcore, but here's where I come to get my freak on....just let it be and pretend you don't know about this thread.
Hey, I'm 100% hetero, totally straight and even a bit homophobic...I just sorta dig that gals are checking me out when I'm throwing down some skin-tight bait on the butt & legs, and I like the way it makes my upper body look comparatively larger & stronger. Can I help it if my ambitions include being a total man-whore and pimpin' the bod for the gals at the gym? I'll take my inspiration where I can find it!
Besides, you guys know I've got a sponsored gig to wear this stuff. Jaggad Cycling, Triathlon and Multisport clothing.
Aug. 28/09, 06:23 PM #389
I 100% agree with those girls posts BSL. Im not going to go pulling those shorts down or anything like that but its kinda exciting to get a chance to see whats down there...... a peekaboo......... or stare-aboo if im not careful .
Originally Posted by BikeSwimLaugh
Aug. 28/09, 07:09 PM #390
Dude I'm sure I don't make the grade for wearing that stuff. But I'm pretty sure it's not just the ladies checking your junk out....you might find a few fans following you in the shower
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