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best men's gym shorts 2019

MF Best Buy:
UA Vanish Woven Shorts
£36, underarmour.co.uk

Under Armour kit is always reliable, and these shorts were made to make your workouts as comfortable as possible, featuring temperature-regulating Heat Gear tech and a breathable mesh detail.
Fit: 5/5
Style: 4/5
Comfort: 5/5

best men's gym shorts 2019

Adidas 4KRFT Climacool Shorts
£17.48, adidas.co.uk

Lightweight, highly breathable and supremely comfortable, these are the best shorts we tested, featuring temperature-regulating Climacool and stretchy fabric that’s made to move.
Fit: 4/5
Style: 4/5
Comfort: 5/5

best men's gym shorts 2019

Asics Icon Shorts
£30, asics.com/gb 

Drawcord adjustability ensures a customisable fit, but it’s the length we like with these: not too long, not too short. Asics is a reliable name in the running world, and the Icon Short is a typically solid bit of kit.
Fit: 4/5
Style: 3/5
Comfort: 4/5

best men's gym shorts 2019

Björn Borg Archer Shorts
£40, bjornborg.com

Made from organic cotton, these feature a useful zip pocket and four-way woven stretch fabric for freedom of movement. They look good, too, with the stand-out lettering and block colour design.
Fit: 4/5
Style: 3/5
Comfort: 4/5

best men's gym shorts 2019

Kukri Gym Shorts
£13.20, kukrisports.co.uk

Best known for rugby clobber, Kukri’s mastery of durable clothing holds firm with these Gym Shorts. Twill fabrication makes them lightweight, and the white colourway makes for a nice change.
Fit: 4/5
Style: 4/5
Comfort: 4/5

best men's gym shorts 2019

My Protein Sprint Shorts
£26, myprotein.com

Designed for the gym – with woven-stretch fabric for unrestricted movement when squatting or lifting – but also durable enough to be worn for running or any other outdoor fitness pursuit.
Fit: 4/5
Style: 3/5
Comfort: 3/5

best men's gym shorts 2019

Nike Dri-FIT Training Shorts
£34.95, nike.com

A relaxed fit more suitable for the gym than on the run, these were built with freedom of movement in mind. The fabric is sweat-wicking and so soft you’re likely to wear the shorts round the house as much as on the move.
Fit: 3/5
Style: 4/5
Comfort: 5/5

best men's gym shorts 2019

Saucony Sprint 7” Woven Shorts
£47, saucony.com

Full range of motion is provided by the stretch woven fabric and comfort comes in the form of the chafe-resistant bonded side seams and mesh brief liner. An anti-microbial treatment keeps sweat-related smells at bay.
Fit: 4/5
Style: 3/5
Comfort: 5/5

best men's gym shorts 2019

Reebok WOR Woven Shorts
£21.95, reebok.co.uk

Reebok is a big name in the world of CrossFit, and that all-action expertise is evident here. Made with Speedwick fabric that manages heat and moisture, they also feature side pockets and an adjustable waist.
Fit: 3/5
Style: 4/5
Comfort: 5/5