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Performance Boxers

Outdoor Research Sequence Boxer Brief

81

2016

Outdoor Research Sequence Boxer Brief

An all day comfortable fit positioned these boxers into our weekly rotation, whether we were planning a workout or not.

Lululemon Lock ’em Down Boxer

85

2016

Lululemon Lock ’em Down Boxer

When it comes to a pair of boxers for getting sweaty and maybe a little crazy these are the ones we’d want on. They were the fastest drying boxers in the test, soft next to skin with no irritating seams or tags and were by far the most supportive.

Ibex Woolies 1 Boxer Brief

85

2016

Ibex Woolies 1 Boxer Brief

We balked at the idea of wool next to our important bits too, but in the name of testing we gave it a go and emerged happily surprised. Not only were these boxers soft next to skin, but they wicked moisture and dried fast while remaining one of the most comfortable pairs we tested.

Helly Hansen Warm Boxer

84

2016

Helly Hansen Warm Boxer

With Helly’s wicking LIFA synthetic fabric on the skin side and a layer of merino wool on the outside, these boxers optimize the benefits of both fibers. 

Icebreaker Anatomica Boxer

88

2016

Icebreaker Anatomica Boxer

Fashion and function in your underwear. A tie with the Lululemon boxers for sexiest in the test—if we do say so ourselves—these boxers left nothing to be desired when buried under a pair of pants, either.