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Best Bar Soaps that You can Buy

Best Bar Soaps that You can Buy

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“Healthy Happy Holy” – The Yogi Tea Organisation

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5 Healthy Foods you should NEVER Eat!

5 Healthy Foods you should NEVER Eat!

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Do you wear Speedo? Swim Shorts? Swim Tights?

Do you wear Speedo? Swim Shorts? Swim Tights?

Go around beaches and pools in resorts in America and chances are you will not find any men wearing a Speedo. Most American men wear board-shorts or swim tights. We asked around to find reasons: Derek: I don’t wear Speedos, big NO for me. In […]

Remember Soil Quality is Important for Bonsai

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Surf Through Summer With Right Swimwear & Gear!

Surf Through Summer With Right Swimwear & Gear!

Swimmers love it when mercury starts to rise, days get longer and nights shorter. Summer and spring are the most favorite time of the year after frost biting long winters. Swimmers and surfers welcome summers with open arms. But it is important to have the […]


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Do you wear Speedo? Swim Shorts? Swim Tights?

Do you wear Speedo? Swim Shorts? Swim Tights?

Go around beaches and pools in resorts in America and chances are you will not find any men wearing a Speedo. Most American men wear board-shorts or swim tights. We asked around to find reasons:

Derek: I don’t wear Speedos, big NO for me. In fact, I opposed to men wearing speedos  – reason – American men are often not in a great body shape and unless you are fit, stay away from showing too much of you body

Donna Friedman: I don’t want to show that much of his body, will not have my man wear anything to the pool but swim shorts. Decent, comfortable and smart!

Anna: People have choices and anyone can wear what they feel comfortable in. My personal opinion is, if you do not have a toned body, stay away from a highly revealing garment and wear something that is more presentable. Outside of the swim sport, speedos have a strong sexual association too, so it you have broad shoulders and tiny waist, by all means, advertise it but if you are blabby or overweight, wearing something like that will not be appealing.

Cain: Swim shorts definitely, sometimes swim tights for me when I am competing. To me if I am going to participate in Olympics, I will perhaps go for swim briefs, otherwise I am fine with my current gear.

Eric: I usually wear shorts to the beach. As you can see I am not overweight or plum and I feel with my body type, swim shorts look perfect. I do occasionally wear briefs too but a number of times my friends ridicule me in zest.  I don’t mind that and I like to bend the social rules sometimes too. That’s who I am

Justin L: I wear it when I am in the pool, not so much at the beach. Beaches to me are more for relaxing and briefs are perhaps more suited when you are in the pool practising for your next competition. Speedos are not for everyone or every occasion but they do make sense when you are looking for a swimming costume. There are more relaxing and fashionable swimwear for men out there. Besides, I believe in personal choices, if you want to wear it, there is no reason to feel social pressure not to.

We spoke to many more people and most of them resonated similar sentiments. Looks like American men AND women do not prefer men displaying briefs at the pool. They would rather have them wear broad cut shorts or something similar that subdues their body fat. Americans by far are leaning towards an overweight society and this is dictating what is deemed as socially acceptable.

Can men wear Speedos to the pool or beach? Well Yes, But should they? That’s a different question!


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Naina VaishNaina Vaish is the CEO of Green N Brown, besides being an enthusiastic eco warrior. Through this blog she shares her wisdom and inspirations hoping to evangelise her community towards a healthy, happy and sustainable life.