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I bought these looking for a well made, comfortable compression shorts for everyday use as implied by the description and price point. These definitely are not that - they run smaller than indicated on the size chart notwithstanding the compression feature, but the main issue or 'rub' is that the internal seams and the waist band are raised, hard (not even remotely soft), irritating, and made such that the seams are in 'all the wrong places'; I quickly returned them before otherwise tearing up the body parts I was tying to protect.
I had a sore quad muscle and didn't want to rest too much so I bought these. They helped keep me training. I would not recommend or use on a race simply for me, because they do seem to warm me up a bit, but for training and helping with sore muscles they are perfect.