You invest in technologically advanced running shoes, wearables, and fitness gear. So why do you settle with subpar underwear? It might seem like it’s all the same, but there’s a huge difference between a garment designed with performance in mind and one that comes in a 12 pack. (If you’ve made the switch to performance socks, you know the difference.)
We tested the newest briefs on the market to find the ones that stand up to WODs so hard you soak through your clothes as well as freezing outdoor runs, all while preventing chafing and maximizing comfort. If you’re looking for next-level underwear, these five pairs are tough—and comfy—enough for adventures in sweltering heat or bitter cold.