Purpose-built yoga pants move with you, which is why we selected these bendy, stretchy men’s athletic pants.
Best Athletic Yoga PantsBrokig Men’s Zip Joggers Pants
With an ample (3-inch), double-seamed waistband and a relaxed fit across the thighs that tapers to slim, zippered ankles, the Brokig Men’s Zip Joggers Pants have a supple 65 percent cotton/35 percent polyester blend that moves with you, with no binding or pinch spots. A cut above your average sweat/athletic pants, they also feature deep front pockets—including one with a nestled zipper pocket for important sundries like keys, cash, a credit card, etc.—and a handy back pocket as well. The pants flowed like a dream on the mat, with a thick, handy shoe-lace-sized drawstring for on-the-fly adjustment, and with the zippered ankles providing helpful “climate control.” Get them here!
Most Relaxed Fit Hoerev Men’s Super Soft Modal Spandex Harem Yoga Pilates Pants
For majorly bendy poses like Mermaid, Grasshopper, or Ashtavakrasana, you need leggings that allow full mobility. So what better than a pair of harem pants (we miss you, MC Hammer!) that feature a tight waistband married with baggy legs tapering to an elasticated cuff? Hoerev has nailed it with their Men’s Super Soft Modal Spandex Harem Yoga Pilates Pants, which offer a velvety texture that feels divine against the skin while giving you ample room for any pose you can conjure. The pants offer solid breathability as well, making them well suited for strenuous vinyasa classes or just lounging on a winter’s evening in front of the fire. Sizes range from XS to XXXL—the pants are popular with bigger dudes. Buy them now!
Best Yoga ShortsYogaAddict Men’s Yoga Shorts
For guys, when you wear shorts to yoga class, you never quite know what’s going to happen—wear a pair that’s too baggy or not long-cut, and when you flip upside-down into Handstand, the shorts can ride up to a revealing degree. YogaAddict addresses those concerns with their knee-length shorts, which close with a beefy drawstring and thick elastic waistband to keep things in place. While not especially breathable (the shorts are 94 percent cotton, 6 percent Spandex, with the cotton thick to avoid sheerness), the YogaAddict Men Yoga Shorts shine in terms of comfort, with crossover style that’s as good on the mat as it is on the trail or around town. Two front pockets are just deep enough for smaller items or keeping your hands warm. Get your pair here!
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