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Do You Always Wear Undies When You Work Out?

Do You Always Wear Undies When Working Out?

What do you wear to the gym under your workout wear? The great underwear and workout debate has filled many a locker room with chatter, with both the pro and con factions arguing comfort is the reason they go commando or not. I am sure that this debate formed the invention of those fancy wicking panties designed to keep your nether regions cool and dry while rocking your heart rate into your target zone. What do you think?

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roniG roniG 4 years
I feel like a thong would be worse -- see sawing between your neither regions. Yuk. :P
iheartkerning iheartkerning 7 years
Almost never wear underwear. However I'm a cyclist, and bike shorts are not meant to be worn with underwear. I prefer running without as well. When I used to go to the gym I always would, though.
georgie2 georgie2 7 years
I need an option for "Depends on whether my shorts have the built-in panties"... I guess that could count as panties! So Yes, always.
yu1 yu1 7 years
There are people out there, girls..., who don't wear underwear when they workout?? :|
juliafofulia juliafofulia 7 years
NEVER! I hate is like a cult...a very bad one I will not no vpl
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 7 years
Always gotta wear the panties!!! Granted I wear thongs 24/7 but imagine wearing NOTHING and then working out with a personal trainer... and having him stretch you after - WOOO Peep Show!
of course like my socks it is off right away when I`m done and into the shower.
This is going to sound really gross but I can`t imagine not Wearing a cotton thong while working out. It um.. it absorbs. I can`t stand a sweaty bum crack. Gross.
mek123 mek123 7 years
It depends, if I'm wearing fitted pants, then no undies. If I'm wearing looser shorts/pants, then yes to undies. And I always wipe down equipment when I'm done.
Thermy Thermy 7 years
I with the other runners that mentioned the built in underwear in a lot of running shorts. When I'm not running though I always wear underwear under my workout gear.
jadelyce jadelyce 7 years
I never wear underwear when working out unless wearing thinner cotton pants. Most of my workout clothes are the dry-fit type variety and have the built in panty. Further, most of my underwear is fancy, matched with a bra so buying special workout underwear would mean yet another category in my wardrobe and laundry pile.
Ayu Ayu 7 years
I always wear underwear, but it would probably be better if I didn't wear it under cycling shorts.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I always wear undies with my workout clothes. I keep myself bare "down there", so without underwear, my lady bits would probably chafe. I can't imagine working out without them.
runningesq runningesq 7 years
Talk to any hardcore cyclist --- I doubt any of them wear underwear. Bike shorts are meant to be worn WITHOUT them !
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 7 years
I did not realize that some people don't wear undies while working out. Eeek! I agree with Vanonymous about one layer not being enough.
Leilanic1 Leilanic1 7 years
i always wear underwear...i hate the built in panties in running shorts and purposely do not buy those...and to who vanonymous, i'm with you! that grosses me out to think that there are those people who aren't wearing undies andon the bikes!
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
Well, not when I'm swimming :) But I always wear the underwear.
runningesq runningesq 7 years
Did my comment not show? I don't wear undies while working out... my running shorts are either compression or loose w/ built in undies, my bike shorts are compression w/ a chamois... and obviously no underpants for swimming !
runningesq runningesq 7 years
Wow, I'm in the minority here! I obvi don't wear underwear while swimming ;) For running I wear compression shorts or shorts with built in underwear, and for biking I wear bike shorts... so: no underpants for me !
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 7 years
I definitely do. I can't even imagine wearing a THONG to work out. UGH.
kclulu kclulu 7 years
I usually don't because I wear spandex pants and the thong line is really obvious with them on and I think it looks funny. If I am wearing shorts I do though. Oh and I wipe off the equipment when I am done:)
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