Made for gym workouts, these technical Gymshark 315 Seamless Tights are the comfiest on test and offer some mild compression benefits…

Gymshark 315 Seamless Tights 


£35 /  


  • Excellent comfort 
  • Wide drawstring waistband  


  • No medical-grade compression 
  • No pockets

Comfort: 5/5
Compression: 3/5
Sweat-wicking: 4/5

The calves of a man wearing Gymshark 315 compression tights

While Gymshark’s 315 leggings aren’t strictly compression tights, the tight baselayer fit offers some mild compressive qualities. Designed for gym workouts, these thick and chunky construction tights slip on effortlessly. They’re ideal for wearing underneath shorts or even the best sweatpants on colder days.

They feature different material textures on the quads, knees, calves, shins and hamstrings, which makes for an excellent fit that flexes exactly where you need it, whatever drill you’re doing.  

These are incredibly comfortable tights, which you can sometimes forget you’re even wearing. They’re soft and smooth next to the skin with a good balance of warmth, support and protection. The flat-seam gusset was nicely chafe-free, even on 10km treadmill runs and longer outdoor sessions.  

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There’s a nice soft, wide drawstring waistband that helps you find a good fit and substantial elasticated ankle cuffs that prevent the legs from riding up, so everything stays where you want it, even when you’re squatting deep. That waistband also won’t cut in like some thinner alternatives, even if you’re not as trim around the middle as you’d like.

Despite the thicker fabric, the sweat wicking performance of the Gymshark 315 Seamless tights was impressive and they dried relatively quickly (though not as quickly as some on test). With their limited compression benefits, though, we’d recommend these more for warmth than recovery.  

These Gymshark tights come in sizes XS to XXL but there’s no fine-tuning measurements for fit here.