Take your running to the next level.
S-Lab is Salomon's high-performance line, and the S-Lab Exo Men's Short Tight lives up to the billing. Using a combination of ActiLite Pro stretch-woven fabrics, the Exo has a Sensifit compressive fit that's been shown to support muscles and improve posture, helping you run faster, go longer, and recover more quickly. For ideal comfort, the Exo uses SmartSkin body mapping, which places compressive fabrics where support's most important and mesh panels where breathability should be increased, and incorporates a Cocona internal brief that wicks moisture, fights odor, and dries quickly. It also has a plethora of gel pockets and reflective details, so you won't bonk or get bonked by a car when you're putting in long road miles early in the morning.
- ActiLite Pro stretch-woven fabric and ActiLite stretch mesh
- Cocona inner brief
- Exo Sensifit compressive fit
- Smart Skin body-mapped fabrics
- Moisture-wicking, odor-fighting, and quick-drying
- Lightweight elastic waist
- Multiple pockets
- Reflective details
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Has some funky features (good and not)
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
- Fit: Runs small
I generally like compression shorts. I am 5'7", 150 lbs, muscular and basically the definition of medium.
Cons: the fabric is more Exo and less stretchy compression. So they give very little. Putting them on is a bit elaborate, they almost don't fit over my quads (I feel like I'd need to butter myself to get them on). Once on, my butt feels like its in a vice.
Pros: The pockets are awesome. It does feel good and supportive once I've squished my way into it.
Overall, I think these would be fantastic for someone with a leaner, cross-country kind of build. I'm more of a biker and these are tough for me. The waist is fine, so I'm not sure if they run small or true to size.
Even though I'm a biker, I do have enough pride that I would not wear these without an overshort.