Guys Need Yoga Pants Too – 10 High Performance Yoga Leggings for Men
Despite the huge discrepancy between the amount of males vs. females who practice yoga in the U.S. (roughly a 25/75 split, respectively), there are still 10 million male yogis in the U.S. alone.
Since yoga started gaining mainstream popularity, there haven’t been too many options for men’s yoga wear aside from a basic t-shirt and pair of shorts . . . but we’re happy to report that things are changing.
Men’s yoga leggings are finally offered by a variety of yoga and activewear brands, and yogi guys are rocking the hell out of them! We’ve created a list of men’s yoga leggings we love from some of our favorite yoga and athletic brands.
Check out our top 10 picks for men’s yoga leggings:
Trusted by many yogis, Manduka is a yoga brand that provides high-quality products including their popular yoga mats and yoga wear. The Altman Compression Tights are made with recycled polyester and feature great contouring stitches as well as a functional side pocket. These yoga leggings can be worn for many other activities and adventures in addition to your yoga practice.
Looking for a shorter length in your yoga leggings? Lululemon’s Tight Stuff ½ Tight is a compression legging that sits just below the knee which makes it a great choice for a hot yoga, Ashtanga or Bikram. These leggings are sweat wicking and naturally breathable to keep you cool and comfy during class. You can expect the same long-lasting durability that Lululemon is known for.
Feeling bold and ready to make a statement? Then check out the men’s yoga legging collection from Onzie. Their Beyond Core Capri style is one of our favorites. And aside from offering unique and stylish prints, these men’s yoga leggings are made with full-flex spandex, which are quick-drying and high-performance for any athletic activity.
4. Alo Yoga
Alo Yoga has an awesome women’s line that put Alo Yoga on the map, and their men’s yoga leggings have the same high-quality, performance, and style. The Warrior Compression Pant offers added comfort and true-to-size fit with a drawstring waist and inseam gusset panel. These men’s yoga leggings come in three solid colors and are designed to enhance your yoga practice.
5. Under Armour
Under Armour isn’t popular for its yogawear specifically, but they offer a great variety of men’s leggings that can be worn with or without layered shorts. Under Armour’s UA ColdGear® Armour Printed Compression Leggings feature moisture wicking fabric, compression support, anti-odor technology and the classic Under Armour design.
Vuori is designed by athletes, for athletes and makes functional performance their top priority. Our favorite is the Elite Compression Leggings in a classy, subtle camo print. These yoga leggings provide a moisture wicking, quick drying and odor fighting fabric that can be worn in yoga or any activity and feature a zippered pocket on the back for added functionality.
If you love fun, colorful, and functional styles, then check out the men’s yoga legging line from InYo. Our personal fave? The Sonic Om leggings. These awesome men’s yoga leggings feature a quick-drying and sweat wicking fabric with a wider waistband so they move with you but stay in place. InYo Yogawear is made in the U.S. and uses an eco-friendly manufacturing techniques.
Adidas is another great performance brand that provides men’s leggings in different lengths, styles and colors. The Techfit Chill leggings provide a chafe-free design, smooth fabric and technology to keep you dry and comfortable. These are designed for high-energy workouts so they’re great for yoga, hot yoga, and the gym and can be worn with or without layered shorts. Plus they are UPF 50, so you’re prepared for outdoor yoga festivals.
If you’re interested in your yoga leggings being made with natural fabrics like cotton, check out Ohmme. Their Scorpion Yoga Leggings are made from a cotton blend that offers a slim fit to provide mobility and comfort. Ohmme creates simple men’s yogawear designs that enable you to move with ease no matter what style of yoga you practice.
If you’re an outdoor enthusiast then you may already own a few PrAna pieces. Our favorite pick for men’s yoga leggings is the JD Knicker for it’s shorter length and eco-friendly fabric. PrAna designed these men’s yoga leggings specifically for your intense yoga practices so you know your leggings will keep up.
Whether you are new to men’s yoga leggings or have been wearing them for a while, this list offers some fresh ideas, trending styles, and tried-and-true favorites from some of the top men’s yoga and activewear brands.
Have you been looking for great men’s yoga leggings to wear during your yoga practice? Is there another men’s yoga and activewear brand you want to love and share with the community here? Talk to us in the comments below.
Featured Image: Alo Warrior Compression Pant