View Full Version : Looking for information on trunks

March 20th, 2015, 03:04 PM
I hope I'm not bothering anyone with this but I'm looking for some good information and this certainly looks like the right place to go.

I'm 67, I've been pool swimming at a mile or so a day, 5 days a week for about 10 years. I'm using Speedo Jammers and lately I've been getting real bad chaffing in the groin and inner legs from the seams. I've tried body glide but it gives out after a short time so I'm looking for a good pair of trunks or some sort of inner liner that are very soft and hopefully won't break the bank. I'm sure some of you more experienced swimmers have had this problem and would much appreciate and advice you might be able to provide.



March 21st, 2015, 12:25 PM
When you say "jammers" are you referring to loose-fitting kind of short you wear at the beach? Technically I think jammers are close fitting lyrca-spandex shorts. If it's the loose-fitting shorts that are causing the rash...and you don't really want to wear the spandex externally...wear loose shorts over a pair of spandex.

I'd also say that body glide in the pool something that's probably giving only temporary relief. That's stuff is water-soluble isn't it? Not to mention that it adds to unwelcome chemicals in the pool water.


March 23rd, 2015, 01:59 PM
Actually I'm referring to the close fitting, lycra-spandex shorts. It's the seams that are giving me the problems. I don't really know much about what's available but I assume others have had similar problems.