Period-proof gym shorts are here and we're not sure how to feel 5 years ago

Period-proof gym shorts are here and we're not sure how to feel

Would you try them?

If you've ever had the fear that you might have had a period-related accident while exercising, there might just be a solution.

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Thinx, an American-based lingerie brand, has launched gym shorts, unique because they're designed to absorb up to two tampon's worth of blood.

Apologies if you're eating at this time.

Anyway, the beauty of them is that they look just like regular exercise gear but the clever built-in underwear has a four-layer technology to help keep you leak-free.

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They're not cheap at $65, around €60, so they won't be for everyone but if you've ever stressed about exercising during that terrible time of the month, you might want to check them out.

You can read more about them here but it's difficult to say whether this particular item will prove a success...