Review from Writer - Alan Newman

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REVIEW OF PRODUCT – RUNDERWEAR™ BRIEF – A SEAMLESS TRANSITION

Back in the day men wore the ubiquitous jock strap for virtually all physical activity. They were basically a pouch supported by a broad elastic strap. ‘Jocks’ came in S, M or L (small, medium or liar). Temperature regulation was achieved by the lack of material and support depended on the age of the garment as elastic and sweat were not an ideal combination.


Finally, after many false dawns with inferior products, we have Runderwear™ for men. This breakthrough in comfort owes much to the experience of the distaff side of the gender divide – and that is no bad thing. At last we have sport specific underwear for men, designed and even guaranteed not to chafe. 

So how did the Runderwear™ men’s brief perform? This 60-something athlete and coach put his pants to the test in warm conditions on roads, trails and running track and in air conditioned gym sessions and core strength classes. The result – the Runderwear™ easily out-performed the runner!

First impressions are that the waist is a little higher than usual (think more Simon Cowell or Bridget Jones than Tom Daley) and the material feels soft, stretchy and warm. However, once in place they stay put and do a decent job of support where needed. Strategically placed perforations and excellent wicking properties deal with heat and sweat and there are, indeed, no seams to rub.

Overall, these are a useful addition to the kit bag and can be worn under tights or unlined shorts. In fact, this Runderwear™ convert has removed the ‘cheese grater’ mesh lining of a previously uncomfortable pair of shorts that can now be worn again without risking a visit to A&E.

Alan Newman

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Anti Blister socks

These are really good, comfortable socks for running with. They have relieved some of the foot numbness that I get whilst running, so for that alone, a great big thumbs up! However, if I wear them with my cycling shoes, they make the shoes too tight on my feet and cause some discomfort, not intolerable, but enough to make me not want to wear them for cycling.

So, great for running, not so good for cycling.

Perfect for UAE summer

Zero chafing on short and long runs in the stifling heat of a UAE summer.

Runderwear TriSuit

I rode 57km in mid summer with my new Runderwear Trisuit and found it reasonable comfortable and supportive. The seat pad is a little thinner than my other trisuit and makes for less comfort on the bike, but I suppose it would make for a more comfortable swim and run during competition. The material is more compressive than the usual Runderwear gear but is not restrictive. Reasonably happy with my purchase.

An amazing product, perfect for long runs in the hot summer of the UAE. Zero chafing, 100% comfort!

Great Trail Socks

I struggle to find good trail socks. I've worn these socks a few times on the trails now, they're comfortable and are good for movement on the downhills. Because of the double layer, they are a bit hot to wear in the summer heat.