When you’re crushing a HIIT workout or pushing yourself to get through one last mile on your nightly run or ride, there’s only one thing that can stop you: chafing. Don’t laugh: It’s a common problem with active guys. Tighty-whities just don’t cut it when we’re working hard. Our boys need support and protection down there, it’s true. But they also need to breathe. What’s the best anti-chafing underwear you can buy? We’ve chosen nine candidates who qualify.
From synthetic fabrics that utilize modern technology to all-natural materials that make use of the best stuff found in nature to keep you cool and dry, here are our favorite pairs of athletic underwear that don’t chafe: