11.09.2012

Product Review: UA Seamless Shorty

When I got contacted by Under Armour and asked if I would be willing to review a product I was immediately interested. I own one UA Running skirt, that I purchased myself, and love it...especially the words of power on the inside of the waistband...but that is another post.

The UA Representative was a doll and asked what items intrigued me. I gave her a list of a few and simply asked, "surprise me!". I was afraid she would insist I make a firm decision but she immediately "played" along with me and in no time my little surprise arrived. That means a lot since I live in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

I was excited to receive not one, but two pairs, of their Seamless Shorties. Now since I am a running mom, and host a running blog, I am not about to model these UA underwear for you but I will tell you, I like them. And perhaps love them. And here's why.

If I had my choice I would spend all day and night in my running skirts. I honestly am very comfortable in them and yes, some are better for running long and some for short runs or comfort. So when I can't be in my running clothes I want to be equally comfortable.

I say I am not a girlie-girl mainly because I don't take the time to fuss too much with doing my hair, nails (and never my fingernails), or putting on make-up. Occasionally I may spritz on some body mist or perfume and even less frequently I put on a nice fancy dress and heels. But in all reality, I do like to feel "pampered" and like a lady at times. And the UA Seamless Shorty makes me feel that way as they are nice and silky and feel like a gentle hug. Score 1!

Recently I have been liking the boy short design a bit more too perhaps because it reminds me of the shorts under my running skirts. Perhaps because it provides a bit more coverage if a short skirt does an oopsie in the windy harbor I work at (and that doesn't happen but it is nice to know I am covered). But one main reason is due to that darn rash on my tailbone that breaks out from time to time, especially in times of stress. Anything rubbing against it can be annoying and painful.

They say every dark cloud has a silver lining and I guess that is true. As much as I dread outbreaks of the rash I was "fortunate" to have one when testing the UA Seamless Shorty. Not the worst outbreak but still bothersome and I can say, I could wear the Shorties in comfort. Score 2!

How do they work for coverage? I can't give them an A+ since they do ride up some but perhaps that is because I just have curves and things need to be snug to stay put. But I feel the gentle fit is great for other reasons - comfort and no panty lines. And this is equally important and being able to wear the Shorties under a sundress with no lines is indeed a Score 3!

Under Armour's mission is to "make all athletes better" and although the shorties do feel nice I would not recommend them for any athletic performance, just due to the riding up issue. But hey, being an athlete isn't just about performance but also about how you take care of yourself "off the field" and perhaps it is just as good to feel better between runs!

Now onto the good news! Under Armour has graciously offered to give one of my readers a chance to try the UA Seamless Shorty. If you are interested to try yourself....or gentlemen, you can enter to win a pair for your significant other....please enter below. This giveaway will run until November 18, 2012 and the winner will be announced November 19, 2012. Good luck!

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Please note: I was given this product free of charge to review. I did not promise a positive review nor was I paid to write this post. The opinions represented are solely my own. Under Armour takes responsibility for delivering the prize to the winner.

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38 comments:

  1. i honestly can say when ever I get new gear for my work outs it makes me WANT to work out more and harder : ) So ANY of the UA gear would do it for me....OH and anything with thumbholes <3

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  2. All I can say is anything that would help with crotch sweat yuck..

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  3. I LOVE UAs hoodies & their running shorts. And I would be willing to try their underoos. :)

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  4. I would really love to try the UA Spine RPM Running Shoes I am giving away right now... but these shorties look cute. I bet your nice UA lady is my nice UA lady too! Great review!

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  5. My UA capris are my most favorite running bottoms every. These shorties look bomb.

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  6. Oh, when it comes to what UA gear I think would make me better...probs the WOMEN'S UA ESCAPE
    FITTED CAPRI - I love capris. But I need more shorts.

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  7. I love UA! It's a brand that has taken over my closet in recent months... :) I love the Great Escape shorts!

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  8. I think the Women’s PIP I Race For Longsleeve would make me a better athlete, because I'd just have to look down to remember what I'm running for.

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  9. Great review... I've seen these and have been intrigued...

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  10. Amanda N9:13 AM

    I'd love the ColdGear Print Blocked Tight because not only would they look cooler than my black tights but they'd keep me warmer and let me run better in the winter!

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  11. so very cool because I didn't even know they made these! Thanks for sharing! I think the studio hoody would help me because it looks so warm for running in the winter plus has the thumbholes I love so much

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  12. The UA heat gear compression tank would definitely make me a better athlete bc it would provide a great base layer in both the summer and winter.

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  13. The UA ColdGear Frosty Compression Pants to help keep me warm when it gets cold! They will motivate me to keep running no matter what the weather is

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  14. I'd love the capris of compression pants!! I'm in desperate need of new running bottoms

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  15. I'm eyeing up their cold weather gear. I'm thinking about doing some snowshoeing this winter. The bomber jacket and Snowmageddon pants look good!

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  16. I love the Studio Luxe Jackets

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  17. How fun! I love your review ;)
    I have taken a liking to boyshort cut undies, especially when running in something other than running shorts with the build in gizmos.
    Super cute and they sound comfy! (What undies DON'T ride up? LOL)

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  18. Way way cool and I am very interested!

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  19. Love the boyshorts, but I am loving their leggings and tights too!!! They are sleek to help keep me running fast and working efficently, but still stylish!

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  20. Ooh, I love the cold gear print blocked tights! So cute!

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  21. The womens USA half zip because I don't have proper outer wear to do outside activities.

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  22. I love their hoodies, esp with thumb holes. The ones I bought last season are too big now, so I would go for a nice lime green Women’s ColdGear®
    Thermo Hoody

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  23. Frosty Compression pants for the cold months coming up. It would make it where I would not have any excuses not to run during the cold!

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  24. I actually want to try out those Shorties, but I would have to wait for summer to try them out. For the winter I'd like the Print Block running tights.

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  25. I just realized I want everything on their website. BUT the thing that looks most intriguing are the UA Escape fitted capris with the pink stripe. LOVE! Bet they'd make me super fast. :)

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  26. I think the all season pants would be awesome as the weather here in NY is getting cold!

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  27. I have a couple pairs of UA running undies and I really like them. I'm always game to try new, similar products from them!

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  28. The UA Coldgear Longsleeve Compression Mock. Being in Chicago, I need to be able to run in cold weather to maintain my training, otherwise I'm stuck with limited use of the treadmill at the gym.

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  29. any of the cold gear would make me a better runner now that winter is coming

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  30. I love the cold gear compression tights. They would make me a better runner in this super cold weather

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  31. I have 2 UA running shirts and they are such a flattering fit and so comfy to wear.

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  32. I just mistakenly logged into the Rafflecopter form with my food blog email address... didn't do any entries with it though. Sorry!

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  33. I don't have any compression socks and I would love to try UA's.

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  34. i would love a pair of the compression leggings made for running in the cold!

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  35. I'd love some compression socks.

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  36. ID LOVE some cold gear leggings!

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  37. Now that the cold weather is upon us, I'd love to get a pair of the cold gear leggings!! Or compressions socks cause those have been on my wishlist for a little while. :)

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  38. Coldgear leggings would make me a better athlete because then I would want to run in the cold more than I already do

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