In honor of the first day of summer, Mint gave us some great tips for staying cool. I’m here to continue that conversation by telling you to take off your clothes! That’s right ladies, we’re going shirtless! But first a little mood music:
Recently, Salty reader Colleena sent me the following tweet:
Discussing how fit one’s legs should be to not be judged in a tight fitting boy short for a race. @saltyone, thoughts?
@ColleenWithAnA I think if you’re comfortable rockin’ them go for it! We can get away with a little more skin showing for races. Go
After thinking about it for a while I couldn’t help but wonder if I was too hasty in my response and way oversimplifying a complicated subject. While I do believe we should all wear what makes us feel good and not worry about what those cattier among us might think, would Stacy and Clinton leave it at that? Read more >>
Confused about what shorts to wear in your next? Don’t worry. We at Salty Running are here to help. This highly scientific quiz will reveal the correct bottoms for your big race!
1. It’s Girl’s Night Out! We’re most likely to spot you:
a) Sipping wine on your best friend’s patio;
b) Sharing a laugh with friends at a downtown microbrewery;
c) Dancing on the bar in your leather pants.
2. If we opened your purse we’d find:
b) Shiny pink gloss;
c) Drop dead sexy red lipstick.
3. It’s vacation time with your man. You’re excited to:
a) Hike and bike in;
b) Pub hop in!
c) Lay topless on the beach in.
4. You run a race and win! You’re first thought:
a) I’m going to cherish this plaque!
b) I hope the gift certificate is for something I can use.
c) I better call my broker.
5. You’re scoping out marathons to run in the fall. You’re most likely to choose:
a) A small local trail race with hopes of finishing strong;
b) A medium sized race in which you hope to place in the top-twenty; or
c) Go for the appearance fee in.
If you answered mostly A’s you should wear:
Bike length shorts. The beauty of these babies is after the race you can throw on a pair of rain boots and a bike home with your plaque in the jaunty basket.
If you answered mostly B’s you should wear:
Boy shorts. Boys are usually sold separately.
If you answered mostly C’s you should wear:
Ok. I lied. This is not scientific at all. You should wear whatever makes you feel amazing! Expect to see me in those shiny blue bunz next race!