Our fitness expert approves these versatile shorts designed with airflow and protection in mind and which come with a breathable groin cup.
Intended for all sports, these compression shorts have space for an optional cup and provide a natural fit. Elastic waistband provides a snug fit, even during the most rigorous exercises. Available in discrete black or white.
The cup these shorts come with is designed for comfort and offers less protection.
Mesh material and proprietary technology absorb sweat while pulling it away from the body, keeping the wearer cool.
Material is soft and comfortable, reducing chafing and irritation. Ideal for running sports, as the elastic waistband is secure without rubbing against the skin. Comes in white and black to meet uniform requirements.
Sizes tend to run large and should be purchased one size smaller than typically worn.
Space for an optional groin cup gives these shorts the benefits of both a jockstrap and compression shorts. Made by a brand with impressive quality standards, according to our fitness expert.
Designed with breathability in mind, these shorts promote airflow and are sweat-resistant. Optional cup is sturdy, but will fit comfortably in the available pocket. Cup is designed to protect against impacts up to 100 mph.
Sizing can be inconsistent. Consult the manufacturer's size chart before purchase.
Machine washable and with an additional side pocket, those shorts are suited for the everyday athlete.
Lightweight and with a side pocket for holding a phone or play notes, these shorts are usable in most no-contact sports. Designed to be as flexible as possible. Come in multiple colors.
Lack of cup space means these shorts aren't ideal for sports like football and baseball.
A dependable pair of compression shorts designed to improve blood flow. Available in several styles.
Made to wick sweat away from the body, these shorts help keep the wearer cool. Unique seams are designed to reduce chafing. The stretchability provides both mobility and means they can still be worn after a growth spurt.
These shorts lack room for a protective cup and are thin. Not a good choice for cold weather.
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