Why sports underwear also makes sense in summer

Functional underwear in the summer heat? That still sounds very unusual for many sports enthusiasts. In this blog article we explain why sports underwear is very comfortable, especially in summer, and what advantages it offers.

Climate regulating function of sportswear

At high temperatures or during strenuous exertion, our body uses an ingenious system to ensure that it does not overheat. It produces sweat (up to 1.5 litres per hour). The sweat extracts heat from the body through evaporation, which has a cooling effect and thus regulates the body temperature. However, the right functional underwear is crucial for this in summer:

  • Sweat can only have a cooling effect if it actually evaporates. If evaporation is hindered by the wrong clothing, cooling no longer works sufficiently. Performance is correspondingly limited. The evaporation of sweat must be supported by the clothing. To accelerate evaporation, the fibres in the fabric distribute the moisture over a large area.
  • Excess sweat must be transported away from the skin and released to the outside. Functional textiles must draw perspiration away from the body so that the body can continue to sweat and thus cool down.
Women and man wearing functional underwear Women and man wearing functional underwear Women and man wearing functional underwear Women and man wearing functional underwear
Women W SINGLET TRANSTEX® LIGHT+ & Men M SINGLET GRID TRANSTEX® LIGHT
Women wearing a black functional singlet Women wearing a black functional singlet Women wearing a black functional singlet Women wearing a black functional singlet
W SINGLET TRANSTEX® LIGHT
Man on a bike wearing a functional singlet Man on a bike wearing a functional singlet Man on a bike wearing a functional singlet Man on a bike wearing a functional singlet
M SINGLET GRID TRANSTEX® LIGHT

Advantages of the Löffler transtex® functional underwear

transtex® is made out of polypropylene. Polypropylene is the lightest synthetic fibre, it even floats on water and absorbs almost 0% moisture itself. Therefore …

  • … transtex® transports perspiration better and faster than any other material.
  • … the skin stays pleasantly dry, which feels good and prevents colds and muscle tension.
  • … no odours develop. transtex® does not require any chemical finish or controversial silver ions. This is particularly important for underwear that is worn directly on the skin.

Various transtex® materials

TRANSTEX® LIGHT+

The lightest transtex® underwear impresses with its airy mesh structure and is therefore ideal for temperatures up to 30 degrees. The single-layer, highly functional climate fibre made from 100% polypropylene with an extra-light mesh structure ensures the fastest moisture transport with optimal, cooling ventilation. The polypropylene yarn is also odourless and free of chemical additives. Optimal sports underwear for heat and high intensity.

  • Extra-light mesh structure
  • For highly athletic, anaerobic activity
  • Climate regulating through moisture transport
  • Fast drying
  • Exclusively knitted in Ried
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Mens Black Sleeveless Functional Singlet Mens Black Sleeveless Functional Singlet

TRANSTEX® LIGHT

The climate fibre made of 100 % polypropylene quickly transports sweat away from the skin, but itself remains permanently dry and odourless, without chemical additives. The knitted weave is robust with high elasticity. This ensures an optimal fit and maximum freedom of movement. Soft yarns ensure a comfortable, breathable feel in any weather. A versatile all-season sports underwear, optimal for warmer temperatures.

  • Lightweight 3D knit
  • For sporting activity
  • Climate regulating through moisture transport
  • Fast drying
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Functional underwear also makes sense in summer. It keeps the body dry and regulates the body temperature like an intelligent air conditioner. Thanks to the different transtex® fabrics, Löffler offers functional underwear for every sweat-inducing activity, whether cycling, speedhiking or hiking.

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