Made for gym workouts, these technical Gymshark 315 Seamless Tights are the comfiest on test and offer some mild compression benefits…
For a full roundup, check out the best compression tights for men
Gymshark 315 Seamless Tights
BUY IT NOW
£35 / uk.gymshark.com
- Excellent comfort
- Wide drawstring waistband
- No medical-grade compression
- No pockets
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.
Pair your compression tights with the best gym shoes
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.
Feeling the cold? Discover the best men’s baselayers for cold weather exercise
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.
Feel the full-body benefits with the best compression tops for men
These Gymshark tights come in sizes XS to XXL but there’s no fine-tuning measurements for fit here.