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Reviewed by Hannah C., from United States
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Size Purchased
Medium
Size Normally Worn
Medium
Height
5' 9"
Performance
  • Running
  • Everyday Wear
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Amazing!

Very comfortable, design is great. Bought them for my husband and he said he likes pretty much everything about them-light, breezy, and he’s able to carry what he needs with him on the run!

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Hannah,

I am happy our husband is enjoying the comfort and design of our new American Defender Shorts 3.0! Sign up for our VIP Black Friday Sale and snag a couple more for him! https://bornprimitive.com/pages/black-friday-vip-2020

Thank you for your support and taking time to post this review.

Reviewed by Alexandra M., from United States
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Size Purchased
Medium
Size Normally Worn
Medium
Height
6' 2"
Performance
  • Weightlifting
Size Purchased
30
Size Normally Worn
30
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Hubs loves the new 3.0s

He digs the option to choose between the velcro and tie closures. The new colors are fire.

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Hi Alexandra,

I think the American Defender shorts 3.0's are a great gift to give! We are so happy to hear that your husband loves the choice between a velcro and tie closure as we know our male customers like to have options as well.

Thank you for being a supporter of BP:)

Reviewed by Gordon M., from United Kingdom
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Size Purchased
Large
Size Normally Worn
Large
Height
6' 5"
Performance
  • Cross Training
  • Running
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great fit

Great for running or cross training

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Hi Gordon,

We are so happy to hear that you are loving our American Defender Shorts. I think this would be a great gift to give to a spouse for the holidays. My boyfriend LOVES these shorts as well and only works out in the American Defender shorts and our Versatile Shorts (w/ compression.)

Thank you so much for taking the time and providing us with your feedback. :)

Reviewed by Gary H., from United States
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Size Purchased
2X-Large
Size Normally Worn
2X-Large
Height
6' 2"
Performance
  • Cross Training
  • Weightlifting
  • Other
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great shorts

Just recently dropped about 40lbs and needed to get some new fresh looking shorts. Kept seeing ads for your company and I liked the American Flag and Thin Blue Line flag shorts and bought them. Not disappointed at all and my wife likes them on me also. Very comfortable and stretch with me during my workouts. They dry very quickly also.

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sizing chart
Men's Tops Men's Bottoms Women's Tops Sports Bras Women's Bottoms Unisex Kids

men's tops

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE CHEST
XS 34-35"
S 36-37"
M 38-39"
L 40-41"
XL 42-43"
XXL 44-46"
3XL 47-49"
XS 86-90
S 91-94
M 95-99
L 100-107
XL 108-114
XXL 115-122
3XL 123-130

Measuring Tips:

For the most accurate measurements, we suggest measuring as close to the skin as possible.

Chest Measurement:

Wrap the measuring tape around the widest point of the chest starting at the front and center of your torso.

men's bottoms

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE HIP THIGH
S (30) 32-36" 18-21"
M (32) 36-40" 20-25"
L (34) 40-43" 24-28"
XL (36) 43-46" 27-31"
2XL (38) 46-49" 30-34"
3XL (40) 50-53" 33-37"
S 81-91 46-53
M 91-102 51-64
L 102-109 61-71
XL 109-117 69-79
2XL 117-124 76-86
3XL 127-135 89-64

Measuring Tips:

We have determined that your waist measurement will most likely dictate your size. Secondary to waist size, if you notice your thighs exceed the limit on our chart you may need to go up a size.

Thigh Measurement:

Measure around the widest area of the thigh.

Hip Measurement:

Measure around the largest area of your hips, encapsulating the roundest part of your gluteus.

women's tops

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE BUST
XS 28-31"
S 32-33"
M 34-36"
L 37-39"
XL 40-42"
XS 71-79
S 80-84
M 85-92
L 93-100
XL 101-107

Measuring Tips:

For the most accurate measurements, we suggest measuring as close to the skin as possible while wearing a non-padded, non-compression bra.

Bust Measurement:

Wrap the measuring tape around the widest point of the chest starting at the front and center of the torso.

sports bras

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

Size 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42
A XS XS S M L L XL -
B XS XS S M L XL XL -
C XS S S M L XL XL 2XL
D S S M M L XL 2XL 2XL
DD S S M L XL XL 2XL -
E - M M L XL 2XL 2XL -
Size 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95
A XS XS S M L L XL -
B XS XS S M L XL XL -
C XS S S M L XL XL 2XL
D S S M M L XL 2XL 2XL
DD S S M L XL XL 2XL -
E - M M L XL 2XL 2XL -

Measure Your Rib Cage:

Measure around your rib cage just under your bust. Round down to the closest inch. This is your rib cage measurement, which you’ll need to figure out your band and cup size.

Figure out your band size:

Take your rib cage measurement from step 1 and read across the chart below to find your band size

Rib Cage Measurement Band Size
25" - 27" 30
27" - 29" 32
29" - 31" 34
31" - 33" 36
33" - 35" 38
35" - 37" 40
37" - 39" 42

Figure out your cup size - This is a 2-step process:

First, measure around the fullest part of your bust. Keep the tape straight across your back. Round up to the nearest whole number. This is your bust measurement.

Now, subtract your rib cage measurement (step 1) from your bust measurement (step 3). The difference in inches is your suggested cup size. If you’re between sizes, round up.

Bust Size Minus
 Rib Cage Size
Your Cup Size
3" AA
4" A
5" B
6" C
7" D
8" DD
9" E

Calculate Your Size:

First, measure around the fullest part of your bust. Keep the tape straight across your back. Round up to the nearest whole number. This is your bust measurement.

Now, measure your rib cage. Subtract your bust measurement from your rib measurement. The difference in centimeters is your suggested cup size. If you’re between sizes, round up.

2.5 CM= A | 5 CM= B | 7.5 CM= C | 10 CM= D | 12.5 CM= DD | 15 CM= E

Fit Guidelines:

Every bra serves a different purpose for different activities and we recommend referencing each specific bra product description to determine the best bra for your body and sport. Our bras should generally fit snug. Wearing the bras too loose will not likely provide adequate support.

***Please note, a majority of our sports bras are medium support and medium coverage. If you are looking for the highest impact support that we offer; check out the X-Factor, Intensity or Moxie Sports Bra!

women's bottoms

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE HIP THIGH WAIST
00-0 | XS 34-36" 19-21" 24-27"
2-4 | S 36-38" 21-23" 27-30"
4-6 | M 38-40" 23-26" 30-33"
8-10 | L 40-43" 26-28" 33-36"
10-12 | XL 43-46" 28-30" 36-39"
14-16 | 2XL 47-50" 31-33" 40-43"
00-0 | XS 86-91 48-53 61-69
2-4 | S 91-97 53-58 69-76
4-6 | M 97-102 58-66 76-84
8-10 | L 102-109 66-71 84-91
10-12 | XL 109-117 71-76 91-99
14-16 | 2XL 117-127 76-84 100-109

Measuring Tips:

We have determined that your waist measurement will most likely dictate your size. Right on the edge between two sizes? You can utilize your thigh and hip measurements as secondary guidelines to help you find the perfect size.

Waist Measurement:

Measure around the smallest part of your torso, keeping the measuring tape as horizontal as possible.

Thigh Measurement:

Measure around widest area of the thigh.

Hip Measurement:

Measure around the largest area of your hips, encapsulating the roundest part of your gluteus.

Unisex

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE CHEST
XXXS 30-31"
XXS 32-33"
XS 34-35"
S 36-37"
M 38-39"
L 40-41"
XL 42-43"
XXL 44-46"
3XL 47-49"
XXXS 76-80
XXS 81-85
XS 86-90
S 91-95
M 96-100
L 101-105
XL 106-110
XXL 111-117
3XL 118-124

Measuring Tips:

For the most accurate measurements, we suggest measuring as close to the skin as possible.

Chest Measurement:

Wrap the measuring tape around the widest point of the chest starting at the front and center of your torso.

Girl’s String Me Along, Calligraphy T-Shirt, Track Shorts and Leggings

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

Size Height Chest Waist
XS (4/5) 39-44” 22-23” 22-23”
S (6/7) 45-49” 24-25.5” 23-23.5”
M (8) 50-52” 26.5” 24.5”
L (10/12) 53-58” 27.5-28.5” 25.5-26.5”
XL (12/14) 59-64” 30.5-32” 28”-29.5”
XS (4/5) 99-112 56-58 56-58
S (6/7) 114-124 61-65 58-60
M (8) 127-132 67 62
L (10/12) 135-148 70-72 65-67
XL (12/14) 150-163 77-81 70-75

Youth Sports Bras

Size Height Chest Waist
XS (12) 53-57” 26-27.5” 25.5-26.5”
S (14) 58-61” 27.5-29” 26.5-28”
M (16) 61-64” 29-31” 28-29.5”
XS (12) 135-145 66-70 65-67
S (14) 147-155 70-74 67-70
M (16) 155-163 74-79 70-75

Unisex Joggers

Size Height Chest Waist
XS (4/5) 39-44” 22-23” 22-23”
S (6/7) 45-49” 24-25.5” 23-23.5”
M (8) 50-52” 26.5” 24.5”
L (10/12) 53-54” 27.5-28.5” 25.5-26.5”
XL (14/16) 53-54” 30.5-32” 28-29.5”
XS (4/5) 99-112 56-58 56-58
S (6/7) 114-124 61-65 58-60
M (8) 127-132 67 62
L (10/12) 135-137 70-72 65-69
XL (14/16) 135-137 77-81 70-75

Boys Athlete Driven T-Shirt

Size Height Chest Waist
XS (4/5) 39-44” 22-23” 22-23”
S (6/7) 45-49” 24-25.5” 23-23.5”
M (8) 50-52” 26.5” 24.5”
L (10/12) 53-58” 27.5-28.5” 25.5-26.5”
XL (14/16) 59-64” 30.5-32” 28-29.5”
XS (4/5) 99-112 56-58 56-58
S (6/7) 114-124 61-65 58-60
M (8) 127-132 67 62
L (10/12) 135-174 70-72 65-69
XL (14/16) 150-163 77-81 70-75

Boys Athleisure Tee

Size Height Chest Waist
XS (4) 39-42” 22-23” 22-23”
S (5) 43-46” 23-24” 23-24”
M (6) 46-48” 24-25” 24.5”
L (7) 48-50” 25-26” 24.5-25.5”
XL (8) 50-52” 26-27” 25.5-26.5”
XS (4) 99-107 56-58 56-58
S (5) 109-117 58-61 58-61
M (6) 117-122 61-64 62
L (7) 122-127 64-66 62-65
XL (8) 127-132 66-69 65-69

Boys Training Shorts

On our Large and X-Large Training Shorts, the length measures the same. From the waist band to the crotch its 8” in length and the inseam (from the crotch to the end of the shorts) is 5”. These shorts run shorter in length as you go up in size to more closely mimic our men’s training shorts which are a 7” inseam.

Size Height Chest Waist
XS (4/5) 39-44” 22-23” 22-23”
S (6/7) 45-49” 24-25.5” 23-23.5”
M (8) 50-52” 26.5” 24.5”
L (10/12) 53-58” 27.5-28.5” 25.5-26.5”
XL (14/16) 53-58” 30.5-32” 28-29.5”
XS (4/5) 99-112 56-58 56-58
S (6/7) 114-124 61-65 58-60
M (8) 127-132 67 62
L (10/12) 135-147 70-72 65-69
XL (14/16) 135-147 77-81 70-75

Measuring Tips:

For the most accurate measurements, we suggest measuring as close to the skin as possible.

Chest Measurement:

Wrap the measuring tape around the widest point of the chest starting at the front and center of the torso.

Waist Measurement:

Measure around the smallest part of your torso, keeping the measuring tape as horizontal as possible.

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