What is the best underwear to wear for exercise?

Ready, set, workout!

You may be a complete novice when it comes to exercise, or already a pro looking to improve your experience in the gym. Either way, let me tell you - it all starts with a pair of briefs. Now it may not seem like the two would have any correlation, right? We hear you, but we’re here to tell you that it in fact, does. Choosing the right fabric and brand of underwear for your workouts is imperative for a number of reasons, but we’ll get into those later. After all, the last thing you want is ill-fitting, synthetic undies giving you major Hungry Bum on the treadmill. Sometimes, it really is substance over style. But it doesn’t have to be…

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“People who are prone to sweating or exercising regularly, should avoid wearing cotton underpants. Cotton fabrics absorb moisture and keep it within, difficult to dry. Yeast thrives on moisture — so if you trap moisture in your fussy silk and mostly nylon blend underwear, you're creating a prime breeding ground for infections.” (Business Wire)

Briefs that stay put, so you don't have to.

There’s a shape, colour and print for everyone. We want you to head into the gym feeling empowered and ready to conquer whatever your session throws at you. We may be biased, but we believe it all starts the moment you put on your pants. Picture this, you pop on your favourite cloud-soft briefs in hot pink (because you love dopamine dressing!), you add your work out ensemble and VIOLA! Minimised VPL, no riding up and ultimate comfort all session long! You can look good, and feel good doing it. Our briefs are kind to you and the planet. Choose from our original brief shape, high rise, hipsters, brazilians, and thongs (even a high waisted version!)