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Old 05-14-2008, 08:38 AM   #11
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I'd buy me some board shorts!
Dammit! I was going to suggest grabbing a handful of the $5.99 cotton shorts and some 3/$10 t-shirts.

On a sadder note, the elastic and lining is coming out of my 9-year old swim trunks. I'm going to have to do something about it. I went to the store the other day and all they had was f'n board shorts. I thought about you when I tried the damn things on (which was even more upsetting). If they fat in the ass and thighs, they're too loose in the waist (no elastic band). If they fit in the waist...well, I couldn't get them over my legs. You're a lot bigger than I am; how do you wear these damn things?

I hate style.
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Old 05-14-2008, 08:38 AM   #12
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I hope you're not wearing cotton while rolling on the mat!!!!
I wear UnderArmour, and then I'll throw a t-shirt on over it, and then I wear the Alpha Female board shorts they sell on fightergirls.net, or I'll wear shorts with spandex underneath them.
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Old 05-14-2008, 08:50 AM   #13
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Dammit! I was going to suggest grabbing a handful of the $5.99 cotton shorts and some 3/$10 t-shirts.

On a sadder note, the elastic and lining is coming out of my 9-year old swim trunks. I'm going to have to do something about it. I went to the store the other day and all they had was f'n board shorts. I thought about you when I tried the damn things on (which was even more upsetting). If they fat in the ass and thighs, they're too loose in the waist (no elastic band). If they fit in the waist...well, I couldn't get them over my legs. You're a lot bigger than I am; how do you wear these damn things?

I hate style.
Am I the only person that thinks it's mildly disturbing that you thought about Leo while trying on shorts?

I too have this problem with board shorts though, if they fit in the waist I'm practically immobile, forget about swimming. If they are loose on my legs then waist is huge.
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Old 05-14-2008, 08:51 AM   #14
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Do they have good foam rollers at S.A.?
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Yeah. It just takes a tad longer to look through them. I have about 5 pairs now and only one is really tight (I set all my pr's in them - the white and blue ones). The rest fit great, are not tight at all and I can squat clean and squat snatch in them no problem.

The rest fit fine but I did spend a bunch of time trying them on.
I shop @ Ross for those shorts though.
No shorts in the world are worth 50 bucks.
For 20 bucks - that's kind of okay.

I do have a few Reaboks and Russel Athletics ones that I bought for 5-10 bucks and that's what I usually workout in.
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Old 05-14-2008, 09:20 AM   #16
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Am I the only person that thinks it's mildly disturbing that you thought about Leo while trying on shorts?
No. That's the part I mentioned was upsetting.

Thanks for the tip, Leo. I don't like stores, dressing rooms, or the people who use these things. I feel a little weird talking about this.

Sorry for the hijack, Yael. The last thing I bought at SA was an oar for my canoe. But yes, they do have foam rollers last time I looked. An extra pair of bag gloves never hurts, either.
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No shorts in the world are worth 50 bucks.
I beg to differ. These girl board shorts are definitely worth the $50.
http://www.fightergirls.com/item.asp?ID=64

I only have one pair though.
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Sorry for the hijack, Yael. The last thing I bought at SA was an oar for my canoe. But yes, they do have foam rollers last time I looked. An extra pair of bag gloves never hurts, either.
They have foam rollers? I didn't see any...

Why are the Timex Ironman watches special and sell for $48?

They did have kettlebells, too.
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I love my Timex Ironman, I think mine was $65 on base. Well worth it though, I love the interval timer option.
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I beg to differ. These girl board shorts are definitely worth the $50.
http://www.fightergirls.com/item.asp?ID=64

I only have one pair though.
I only fight in these.

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