I bought these on the advice of a friend. "No way can I work out in these" I said. "Trust me," said the friend. "Meh," I said.
So I put them on, and I was fascinated and pleased by their stretchy-ness and super retro look. Some would say 1970s. I think early 90s. We're both right.
Undaunted, I rolled into my box with these bad boys on-- popped the shirt, because CrossFit-- and got under the bar and hit an easy 90% of my one rep back squat. BOOM. "How can you workout in jean shorts, bro?" they cried. I said, "Fear not, they are STRETCHY and they are AWESOME." Men and women alike fell at my feet, knowing their weak-sauce name-brand workout gear was hopelessly stuck in the early 2010s.
I hit another big lift, ass to grass, and did my ass crack show? No. Was I so deep in my squat, unfettered by material, that my coach was wondering if I had hit the pre-workout too hard? Yes.
Metcon time, 20 minutes of suck, but did these jorts impede my box-jump-wallball-double-under-burpee-running badassery? No, they did not.
These jorts are so rad, I ordered two more pair (because they are awesome, see above). I will banish my old baggy, surf-jams looking, heavy non-breathable material, 2010 workout gear to the trash.