Nike Shorts Sizing

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  1. Pistol Pete

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    Is it me or is the waist of the shorts getting bigger. I use to be a L in shorts but now I am a little worried that they are too big. I have always been slender but I am wondering if it is the new trend that anyone else has noticed.

    I want to get the RF shorts and I ordered an L but they are a little big. any feedback would huge
     
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  2. PDR

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    Yes I noticed too. I used to be an XL but now, even the L shorts elastic feels loose.
     
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  3. 3fees

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    With Nike Shorts I go one down,,been like that for some time.
     
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  4. bluegrass_stringer

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    I tried some on a while back and did notice this too...Every pair of shorts I have are larges...I like longer looser shorts and plan on ordering a pair soon..hopefully they won't be too big.
     
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  5. The_Question

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    Americans are getting fatter so Nike adjusted to this cultural change?
     
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  6. Chopin

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    Yes, I've noticed this too. In the Nike N.E.T shorts--the older ones that were something of a sequel to the "Anytime" shorts" (Agassi)--I could comfortably wear medium without feeling like they were too loose. Now, though, the medium is too big and I'm down to small. The problem is that the cut on the small as far as where the crotch falls is a little snug...

    I thought that Nike had tried to create shorts with a better fit when they offered the Nadal shorts in waist sizes, but that idea went out the window quickly...

    I really wish Nike would just introduce the N.E.T. shorts in 7 and 9 inch inseams (I prefer the 7) as they looked good on and off court, were sized well, and had some may have had a zip pocket if I'm remembering right? I wrote to TW about it and they told me the N.E.T. shorts were coming back, but we got those jokes instead: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Nike_Mens_Summer_NET_11_Woven_Short/descpageMANIKE-NMSN1WS.html

    Finding the N.E.T. shorts on the Bay is very difficult.
     
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  7. bluegrass_stringer

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    Well, I just got some new shorts today from Nike. These are the first Nike ones I have gotten in 2-3 years. They are the same type, "Power Woven 9" shorts" I can actually say the newer ones seem a TAD SMALLER. Length is about the same, but my older ones seem to be wider in the legs. Both fit fine, but I actually prefer the new ones. I got larges in the ones years ago, and larges in the ones I just got. I think it could be the types of Nike shorts you get.
     
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  8. tdhawks

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    I must be in the minority but I like my shorts loose and baggy. I have a 34" waist and order an XL/XXL depending on the outseam. I never feel like I am swimming in them and move fine with them being a bit bigger.
     
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  9. Tyler91

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    I would agree with this - 2 to 3 years have gotten a tad slimmer/smaller (despite the opposite trend in my waistline)
     
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  10. Chopin

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    I have these shorts and I don't think they seem smaller.
     
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