Best Yoga Shorts for Men

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Women aren't lacking for functional and fashionable yoga clothes, but men definitely get the short end of the stick when it comes to yoga clothes that are still functional for a class without looking like a pair of underwear.

I know I've gone to my share of yoga classes wearing basketball shorts, and I spent a majority of my practice adjusting the legs of the shorts.

No time to read? Here are our best picks:

Don't be embarrassed to go shopping for real yoga shorts if you’re tired of non-functional shorts in yoga.

​There are plenty of brands out there that are tailored for yoga but are still acceptable to wear in public before or after class. 

​Give some of these a try before you settle for uncomfortable basketball shorts.

Bhujang Style Men's Cobra Yoga Shorts by Yoga for Men
  • The Cobra pants and shorts are luxurious, comfortable, and incredibly good looking, with a cut that allows for a snug fit without reveling too much information.
  • If you prefer a looser fit, you can buy one size up for a looser fit with the same supple feel and outstanding performance.

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These shorts are designed for yoga, but you can wear them on the street without feeling like you're wearing something that should only be seen within the walls of the gym.

  • ​Won't fall up when you're doing inversions.
  • Made with MicroModal and spandex so they fit without being too snug or too loose no matter how much you’re moving.
  • Shorts have both front and rear pockets to stash your goods before and after class.
  • Stretchable drawstring so you don't have to constantly tie and retie it whenever you need to take them off.
  • The fit is snug trough the thigh and the lenght hits at or right below the knee.

Lululemon's For the People Short

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Yoga Crow Men's Swerve Shorts with Moisture Wicking Inner Liner, Large, Black
  • BUILT TO LAST: Yes there are cheaper shorts on the market - but guess what, you get what you pay for. Strong construction combined with the finest performance fabrics defines the Swerve shorts. The reviews speak for themselves. BUY ONCE, BUY RIGHT!
  • TIRED OF SHORTS THAT BUNCH UP?: We were too, so we designed a short that doesn't! Our soft flexible fabrics moves with your body and yet retains just enough structure to it that they won't bunch around your thighs when you invert or squat.

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Don't think I'm suggesting you wear something tight and black when you see "Lululemon". These shorts are designed especially for men, and they're stylish enough that you don't even have to be doing yoga to wear them.

  • Tapered fit so your pants don’t slide down to your crotch in inversions.
  • Flat seams so there isn’t any chafing on super sweaty skin.
  • Wide internal panel so everything gets a chance to breathe no matter how sweaty you get.
  • Luon fabric allows for stretch, recovery, and plenty of wicking action.

Eros Sport Core Energy Bikram Shorts

Eros Sport Core Energy Short, Yoga Cross Training Short, Black w/Blue Stitching
  • Designed in California & Made in USA
  • Moisture-wicking breathable fabric for cooler workouts

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You’re going to sweat like crazy during a Bikram class, and if you’ve gone to at least one class, you know that long, loose shorts are a bit too much when it comes to this style of yoga. Enter the Core Energy shorts.

  • Nylon/spandex microfiber fabric keeps you dry and helps you stay as cool as you can.
  • Inner front “Jock Pocket” for the support you need during fast-flowing classes.
  • Slim fit makes them ideal for maximum coverage no matter how intense your practice is.

Prana Mojo Short

prAna Men's Mojo Shorts, Grey Blue Plaid, Large
  • A favorite among climbers and yogis
  • Recycled polyester micro twill

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If you’re on the hunt for multipurpose shorts, these are it. Favored by outdoorsy types and yogis alike, these shorts are ideal for any of your active adventures.

  • Earth-friendly because they’re made with recycled polyester microfiber fabric.
  • Elastic waistband is plush to avoid uncomfortable chafing no matter what activity you’re partaking in.
  • Large rear pocket is perfect for storing your wallet on post-yoga errands.
  • Front pockets are mesh lined for the perfect amount of breathability.
  • Lifetime guarantee so you can be as rough on these shorts as you need to.

Harvest Orion Boardshort

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Quiksilver Waterman Men's Harvest Board Short, Ensign Blue, 33
  • 4 Way Stretch Recylced Repreve Boardshort
  • 20 Inch Outseam. Velcro Fly

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Whether you’re hitting the beach or lounging around the backyard, your yoga shorts should perform off the mat, too, shouldn’t they?

  • Tailored with a taper and a one-inch side cutout, they feel shorter than they look, perfect for inversions and high-movement classes.
  • Light stretch gives you comfort in poses like pigeon and warrior, but they aren’t so stretchy that you feel like you’re wearing spandex.
  • Velcro pocket on the rear is big enough for your ID and some cash.

Mens yoga shorts don’t have to be short, tight, or revealing. No matter what your favorite type of yoga is, there’s a pair of shorts out there that allows you to have the coverage and flexibility you need in your yoga clothing so you’re comfortable and cool during your practice.

What's your idea of the best yoga shorts for men? Let us know in the comments.

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