Under Armour ColdGear Leggings Review
Under Armour is a company that strives on giving athletes of every kind what they need to help them reach and then surpass their goals. Whether you are just starting out or you are a veteran athlete let UA take you all the way with the Under Armour ColdGear Leggings. They are designed for those who enjoy the outdoors and do not want to make the cold weather stop them.
Whether heading out for a morning jog on a winter morning, taking the family sled riding, or heading up the side of a mountain, these pants would be a perfect addition to your clothes. They fit super tight, almost like a second skin, so they make an ideal starting layer when getting ready to go outside. Some consumers may even choose to go out in only these leggings.
They have a dual layer construction, the inside being warm and soft while the outer layer is smooth and sleek. They feature chafe-free welded seams to prevent skin irritation, no matter how hard the workout. They appear to have a steep price tag, but the UA name the incredible longevity make them a worthwhile investment. Consumers absolutely love these leggings and would recommend them to others.
Keeps you warm
Chafe-free welded seams
Moisture wicking materials
Steep price tag
Not a lot of color options
The ColdGear leggings are made out of compression materials that are designed to fit you tightly, almost like a second skin, so you get a locked-in feeling. There are a lot of athletes who swear by wearing compression clothing as they work very well at holding your muscles in place and they help increase blood flow throughout the body, enhancing your performance. Not only with these particular ones keep you nice and warm, but it can also help improve your game and decrease your risk of muscle fatigue and injury.
Compression pants are not limited to those with an active lifestyle, however. Some consumers might prefer them if they have had a recent surgery as they can increase your overall blood flow and decrease your recovery time.
The pants feature moisture-wicking threads so you can be sure that your sweat will roll right off the fabrics, so you do not end up soaked in your own sweat. They are also designed to dry quickly so if you do get wet you will be able to dry off fast enough to help prevent discomfort.
Some consumers might choose to wear these as a first layer under their other running attire, to give them some extra warmth. They are super tight, fitting you like a second skin thanks to the compression construction. This means that they are going to be barely an inconvenience when throwing something else on over top of them. They are not going to get in the way at all and will not restrict your movements or feel overly bulky even though you are layered. They really are the epitome of comfort.
The women's version has an inseam of 30 inches and the men's inseam measures in at 28 inches for the regular and 30 inches for the tall version.
They have a minimal encased elastic waistband that gives you a smoother and slicker silhouette that many people can appreciate. They have welded seams that look great and help prevent chafing and irritation. Every pair has the UA logo on the right leg, showing off your preference for the brand. The only real complaint about the look of the pants is that there is a lack of a lot of color options. You can choose from black or navy blue (both with a metallic logo). Consumers have mentioned that they would love to have seen a variety, some stating that they would have bought more if there were more options to choose from.
They have welded seams so you can reduce the risk of chafing and skin irritation while you are running. Additionally, the compression leggings fit you like a glove and hug your muscles in all the right places, helping prevent muscle fatigue and aid in healing your muscles after a particularly hard workout by increasing the blood flow throughout your body.
The men's version of the pants features an engineered elastic waistband that has the work ARMOUR printed around it whereas the women's version has a minimal elastic waistband for a smoother and more streamlined look. Both pants are constructed using UA's anti-odor technology that helps reduce the growth of microbes that can cause nasty odors, keeping you fresh throughout your workout.
The flat welded seam construction helps protect your skin from irritation and chafing while you are going hard. No matter how hard you are working out, these leggings are going to go harder to protect your skin. You are not going to have to worry about rubbing and sores while wearing these ColdGear leggings.
Whether you are wearing these pants for the compression aspect of them or not you will still get to take advantage of everything that they can offer you. They are going to help prevent muscle strain or fatigue while you are working out by increasing your blood flow through your body. Helping keep you safe and allowing you to push yourself just a little bit harder.