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My upper leg seems to be developing nicely but now the pants don't fit. It's either:

1 The waist fits but the quad-hamstring diameter causes the pants to choke my leg, usually leading to a rip under the butt or wearing between the legs, or

2 The legs fit and the waist doesn't leaving me with a belt line that looks like a parachute.

I'm not really the kind of person to wear track pants outside of the gym and prefer jeans and formal pants. So my question is has anyone found a solution to this problem and what kind pants should I consider buying next?

  • Levi's Denizen 232 line is good. They're the only jeans that I've found to be comfortable for me in the same situation you're in. Formal pants can be purchased in a size larger than you need and then altered down your correct size. – Alex L Sep 30 '15 at 21:40
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's asking for a recommendation for buying pants. – rrirower Sep 30 '15 at 21:48
  • Lol.....that's good news, isn't it? :) You might be able to find some jeans type that fit your body; you'll have to be patient though (and probably choose between tight waist or tight thighs). Your slacks would most likely need alterations unless they're custom-made for you. – Kneel-Before-ZOD Sep 30 '15 at 21:54
  • It's a problem. I used to have to buy to fit my legs/rear (cycling and swimming), and then have the waist tailored. Suits were the worst, most have a 6" difference from waist to shoulders, mine was 17". – JohnP Oct 1 '15 at 2:21
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Stretch jeans! Also has the added benefit of highlighting the results of your leg work. ;)

Other than that, get a pair that fits your upper legs and take them to a tailor for adjustments.

  • Stretch jeans has been my best experience thus but they still wear away between the legs. – Clintus Oct 1 '15 at 8:01
  • You mean because your thighs are rubbing against each other? – Tobias Sjösten Oct 1 '15 at 8:11
  • Yes, that is the case. – Clintus Oct 1 '15 at 8:19
  • Sorry mate, haven't found any solution for that yet. Except to buy not too expensive jeans and change them when they're worn. – Tobias Sjösten Oct 1 '15 at 9:26

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