16 Oct '15, 7pm

Boxers? Briefs? Commando? What's a male runner to do to comfortably protect the family jewels w/o sacrificing speed?

Boxers? Briefs? Commando? What's a male runner to do to comfortably protect the family jewels w/o sacrificing speed?

Chafing is bad and it can make you walk like you’ve just had a prostate exam that ended with somebody saying, “Oops, sorry.” It can be made worse, particularly on the sides of your scrotum, when you go commando. Lube that bad boy up – along with the tops of your inner thighs – with some quality anti-chafing cream. Aquifer works OK, but my go-to product is Mission 5-Hour Anti-Chafe Cream Pro Series . If you are going to wear running shorts with no underwear, feel the inner liner. Some brands have a much softer material and others are more of a subdued mesh. Softer is better in my experience. If you are going with compression shorts, I have a go-to brand that provides the right level of support without being too tight: The 6” Under Armor original boxer jock . Reebok compression underwear is also great. Length matters! I have a pair of compression shorts that look more like h...

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