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men, out in public wearing jogging bottoms

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nipersvest Wed 26-Feb-14 10:24:55

is it not the male equivalent of a woman going out without a bra?

dh wears joggers around the house, but he wouldn't go out in them, and he puts jeans on if we have visitors, but the number of men out in them seems to be increasing. am i just being a prude?

put it away or at least wear more supportive underwear!

Smilesandpiles Wed 26-Feb-14 10:26:46

It's not the tracksuit bottoms that annoys me to be honest. It's when they have them on and walk around with one had inside clutching or reassuring themselves they actually have their bollocks.

CoffeeTea103 Wed 26-Feb-14 10:27:41

Yanbu it looks very confused. I agree put a decent pair of pants on.

flowery Wed 26-Feb-14 10:28:59

Surely it's the male equivalent of women going out in jogging bottoms?

cardibach Wed 26-Feb-14 10:31:05

If it is the free range nature of their tackle which is bothering you, that isn't the fault of the jogging bottoms but their unsupportive underwear, surely?

Callani Wed 26-Feb-14 10:33:12

YANBU OP, there have been times I've been on public transport opposite a man in jogging bottoms, legs splayed - ugh. I swear you could conduct a thorough anatomy lesson without the need to remove any items of clothing at times...

Tulip26 Wed 26-Feb-14 10:33:28

Eew, yes. Not very discrete. Like a builder's bum in reverse.

2rebecca Wed 26-Feb-14 10:33:43

Surely the main time a man should be wearing jogging bottoms is when they are outside in public erm jogging?

iclaudius Wed 26-Feb-14 10:34:13

I call them 'cock huggers' agree it's rank
I hate myself for looking but my eyes are dragged there by my subconscious !
Agree re the ball jangling too - yeuchhh

2rebecca Wed 26-Feb-14 10:34:38

Agree that if you are a man actually jogging you'd be wearing firm pants under the joggers.

Naicecuppatea Wed 26-Feb-14 10:34:38

They are so clingy aren't they!

fieldfare Wed 26-Feb-14 10:44:02

What are they wearing? Yoga pants?!

My dh has been known to be out in public in his joggers - popping into the shop on his way back from the gym for instance. There is no way to see anything, they're heavyweight comfortable joggers for running and weightlifting in! I've never seen this phenomenon of which you speak.

nipersvest Wed 26-Feb-14 10:48:43

agree it's ok to wear joggers when jogging, but this was in tesco this morning, 3 blokes, all hanging loose and showing off their wares.

Callani Wed 26-Feb-14 10:49:13

Oh field be grateful you've not seen it. The worst are the cheapy light grey ones - just seems to emphasise everything more.

In fact, I've just realised that seeing men in joggers is so bad I've subconsciously formed a list of "worst offenders" in my head. How worrying.

2rebecca Wed 26-Feb-14 10:54:11

I'm used to cyclists and runners so probably don't really notice men in sports wear much. I've never been that affected by the type of trousers a man wears but can tend to live in my own little world a bit when out.

likegulliverstravelsbutmorebit Wed 26-Feb-14 10:54:55

You know men are often completely unaware of this.

nipersvest Wed 26-Feb-14 10:55:01

for those who have not seen this phenomena, exhibit a

2rebecca Wed 26-Feb-14 10:56:18

I will often go out without a bra on a weekend though so maybe am more relaxed about public dress standards than many.

nipersvest Wed 26-Feb-14 10:56:44

it's even worse when it's teamed with the 'low slung waistband showing off the underpants at the back' look.

NinjaBunny Wed 26-Feb-14 10:57:52

Round here they like to have one hand down their pants holding on to their tackle.

I assume because joggers offer little support?


BatmanLovesRobins Wed 26-Feb-14 10:58:04

Ladies - I give you this. No need to thank me grinOh my

2rebecca Wed 26-Feb-14 10:58:45

That bloke might well be going jogging, he's in a park. No that picture doesn't bother me, apart from to make me wonder why Martin is going round photographing men's crotches

Dumpylump Wed 26-Feb-14 11:00:12

But nipersvest that pic isn't of joggers...there's an opening at the front, they look like the Unqlo long johns I got for the ds's!
I am really not a fan of the grey sweatshirty fabric jogging bottoms being worn outside the house, unless you are actually doing some kind of sporting activity - but I've never noticed the problem of them being so revealing. I just think they're a bit scruffy!
I suspect the problem has more to do with what is, or isn't, being worn underneath them.

2rebecca Wed 26-Feb-14 11:00:27

Batman's bloke is just a nut.

AWUGAAWUGAlookoutitsaMAN Wed 26-Feb-14 11:01:33

I was 29 years old when I discovered this.

It made sense of a few things, to be honest.

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