Best sweat pants to play in

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  1. rafafan20

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    To play outside in 40-50 degree temps. Need to have good pockets obviously, and not too bagggy. I'm not crazy about windbreaker material. What are the best sweat pants to play in?
     
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  2. kimguroo

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    Why don't you use under layer/base layer then use shorts pants?
    I used to wear narrow shape leg pants but I started to use base layer+shorts combination and don't want to come back to long sweat pants anymore.
     
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    I tried that but it was w/ my cycling base layer and it got way too hot and there wasn't a place to change. I generally would prefer the pants but maybe ill give a lighter base layer a try.
     
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    Most of my tennis days are in 48-57 degrees weather.
    I wear Nike and Dunlop warmups, nylon yes, with leg zips in case I need shorts, and bungee waist cords that stay up. Pocket for 4 balls, besides my 2.
     
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  5. Chotobaka

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    I wear warm-up suit with shorts and compression shorts (or UA Cold Gear compression shorts) underneath. Once warmed up, the suit comes off and I am good to go. Personally, when I play in the cold it is my upper legs and upper body that I want to keep extra warm -- from the knees down, not so much.
     
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    Warm ups here too, Reebok, with zip legs , ect. These are light cotton lined, nylon outside,,tried them out in 50 F weather,,sweating after 1/2 practice-lesson.
     
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  7. Lex

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    Go look at the Adidas soccer pants. They are narrow at the ankle, have zips, made of poly, etc.

    The local adidas outlet had them on sale for $20/pair
     
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  8. ArliHawk

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    Lululemon training pants are my favorite. But they are pricy.
     
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  9. SwankPeRFection

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    I have a pair of Nike Dri-Fit long pants that are mesh lined on the inside (entire pants, legs included). The Dri-Fit on the outside have a windbreaker affect while the mesh on the inside provides just enough warmth where you can be warm but not get soaked when you break a bit of a sweat. That and compression shorts is usually enough for me in 40 degree weather. Up top is usually 2 or 3 layers depending. T-Shirt, long sleeve shirt, and maybe a jacket if it's really really cold. If I get hot, a layer comes off the top. I never get hot enough to take the pants off as if I'm wearing those, it's going to be cold enough to keep them on. I've found that in winter, if I play in shorts when it's below mid to low 50's or less, I can't keep my legs warm enough to keep the muscles loose and comfy after changeovers and such.
     
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  10. rafafan20

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    Ty for the help everyone
     
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