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It always feels like a gamble buying workout clothes online. So when there's a sure thing, we want to let you know about it. Meet the Ododos High Waist Tummy Control Yoga Shorts. With more than 14,000 perfect five-star fans at Amazon, and gobs of descriptive rave reviews, these shorts are an easy win — and potentially an essential part of your summer wardrobe.
While they're obviously great for virtually any type of exercise, the Ododos shorts are also popular for another use: Many shoppers report that they wear them to prevent thigh chafing in the summer. Folks say they're perfect — stretchy, supportive and comfortable — and they have the added benefit of making you feel secure (protected from accidental peek-a-boos).
These top-sellers come in two lengths —short and long — and 88 different colors. They're brilliantly designed with pockets deep enough for a phone, cash and keys, and the material is unmatched: It's a four-way stretch fabric that provides tummy control while helping wick away moisture.
Right now these amazing shorts, usually $44, are on sale, starting at $20. Here are more reasons to love them — straight from the shoppers' mouths — and a few of our favorite colors.
“Incredibly flattering and practical...[I'm a] 60-plus year old woman, struggling with a larger and larger abdomen — though in otherwise good shape, shape is changing with age. These are soft, go to the knee, and have pockets. Very flattering. And practical,” shared a happy customer.
“This is my third pair of these shorts, and they are my favorite workout shorts. The tummy band stays in place, and helps to smooth out any bulges, and the material is stretchy, allowing for easy movement in my kickboxing classes.... There are also so many color options with these shorts. I wash them in the machine, and dry them for only 30 minutes on low, letting them air dry for the rest of the time. My prior pairs have held up well with weekly use, and the fabric hasn't pilled one bit,” said one shopper.
“I often wear skirts and dresses when I am out for a night of dancing. I love these shorts because they have pockets, so I can keep small items like my phone, lip balm, expandable tampons, and credit cards right there on my hip without them falling out. They don't create a crazy weird bulge as long as you wear something that doesn't hug your upper thigh. I can go hands-free for the night, instead of carrying a purse or clutch around with me. If you do use these shorts under a dress or skirt, take extra care when you pull them down to go to the bathroom that your stuff doesn't fall out. The legs are long enough that they don't feel like underwear, and they don't ride up. They are pretty breathable, and the material is like most other bike shorts,” said one customer.
“These are my new favorite running shorts! I've always been a fan of spandex running shorts, but have become more self-conscious about wearing them as I've gotten older... The length of these is perfect, they don't ride up, and they don't suck you in like a sausage. The pockets are awesome and super functional. I'm able to fit my iPhone very comfortably and my house keys in the other without worry. It's also easy to access your phone during a run if you need to. I was afraid it would be a hassle, but definitely not. These are great!” wrote one customer.
“I love these shorts. Not only are they soft and still have spandex feel to them, but having big thighs I literally can't wear any shorts that are above mid-thigh. These go down just a little above my knees and it prevents chafing while still looking stylish. I'd 100% recommend these!” shared one happy shopper.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Saturday it had sent three unarmed drones towards an Israeli Mediterranean gas rig, which the Israeli military said it had intercepted. There was no immediate response from Lebanese authorities to the incident, which came amid tensions over the location of the Israeli rig and long-standing but so-far fruitless U.S.-mediated efforts to agree on a maritime border. Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said Hezbollah was "preventing the state of Lebanon from reaching an agreement regarding maritime borders, which are critical to the economy and prosperity of the Lebanese nation".
Saskatoon streets were coloured Friday with people in red, white and orange, in a mingled commemoration of Canada's brightest and darkest moments. People at the Cancel Canada Day event in Kiwanis Memorial Park said the July 1 celebrations taking place in the city and across the country don't recognize Canada's past and present harms, noting the residential school system and the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Ron McHugh looked to the history of Canada, saying that the c
International animal rescue organization No Dogs Left Behind has helped secure and provide passage for cats and dogs left behind when U.S. troops evacuated from Afghanistan in August 2021. The final 10 dogs, which were originally left behind because they were too young or not strong enough to travel, have now arrived in Canada and were brought to the group's sanctuary in Scarborough, Ont.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is receiving European assistance for the summer wildfire season, with the first group of firefighters arriving in Athens. The 28 Romanian firefighters were welcomed Saturday by Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Christos Stylianides and the leadership of Greece’s Fire Service. A total of more than 200 firefighters from six European countries will eventually be deployed to Greece. “Romania is happy to join the pre-positioning program with a specialized firef
MARSEILLE, France — Having led Marseille back to the Champions League and united the hard-to-please fans behind him, coach Jorge Sampaoli left the team's preseason preparations in tatters when he quit on Friday. After Marseille announced his departure, Sampaoli claimed his objectives were not met by the club — even though there was seemingly no bitterness between him and club president Pablo Longoria. It seemed to be simply a matter of principle since Sampaoli didn't even ask for compensation. “
Two Pack Tuesdays episode 17 - Welcome Back and thank you for joining us. This week we dive into our 2nd box of UD series 2. Lots of rookies to chase. Hopefully we hit one of the big ones. I have a feeling that this is one of those boxes a person will want to keep sealed and sell it 5-6 yrs or longer from now. Let us know what you think. Thanks for watching!
Freedom Convoy protesters returned to Ottawa during the first in-person Canada Day celebrations since the pandemic. With vehicles unwelcome, protesters marched on foot in the capital, angry about COVID-19 restrictions and at the government.
The U.S. Supreme Court last week voted 6-3 to overturn the Roe v. Wade interpretation of the constitution, finding it does not protect abortion rights and opening the way for states to restrict or outright ban the medical procedure. Prince Edward Island was long considered Canada's most pro-life province, and the Island's abortion politics have a long and fraught history. Here's a look back at the evolution of abortion rights on P.E.I. Decriminalization Abortion in Canada was formally banned in
Which Ottawa-born entertainer was appointed to the Order of Canada? What forced OC Transpo to stop running buses on a temporary bridge installed during LRT construction? And which community has temporarily lost access to its local emergency department? These are just a few of the questions designed to vex and perplex you in this week's CBC Ottawa news quiz. On a desktop computer? For the best quiz-taking experience, click on the arrows in the bottom right-hand corner of the quiz widget to expand
OTTAWA — Thousands of celebrants who flocked to the national capital for Canada Day festivities heard an impassioned appeal for unity on Friday as the prime minister urged them to reclaim the Maple Leaf as a national symbol. The exhortation from Justin Trudeau and other dignitaries came on another potentially divisive day in Ottawa, as those intent on marking the first in-person Canada Day celebrations since the COVID-19 pandemic honoured the occasion alongside protesters opposed to public healt
Calgary trucker Matthew McGill is among thousands of volunteers who have joined Ukraine's international legion, to defend the country against Russia's invasion. Seán O'Shea spoke with McGill about what drove him to the front lines, and his harrowing experiences in this war.
A teenager has died in a park in the St. John's region, according to police. At around 5:00 p.m. the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was called to Rotary Sunshine Park with reports that a swimmer was unaccounted for. Fire departments from nearby Portugal Cove-St. Philip's and from St. John's responded as well, and the area was closed to the public. It remained that way until late Saturday morning when the body of a 19-year-old woman was discovered following efforts which included the Rovers Grou
Airlines worked Saturday to deliver luggage to passengers around the world after a technical breakdown left at least 1,500 bags stuck at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport, the latest of several tangles hitting travelers this summer. The airport’s baggage sorting system had a technical malfunction Friday that caused 15 flights to depart without luggage, leaving about 1,500 bags on the ground, according to the airport operating company. The airport handled about 1,300 flights overall Friday, the op
MONTREAL — International AIDS organizations say people from Africa, South America and Asia who are planning to attend a major AIDS conference in Montreal are still struggling to get visas from the Canadian government. The groups say a growing number of activists -- including some who were scheduled to speak at the conference which begins at the end of the month -- are having their visa applications denied, often on the grounds that the Canadian government doesn't believe they'll return home afte
TRIPOLI (Reuters) -Libyan protesters will keep demonstrating until all the ruling elites quit power, they said on Saturday, after rallies in most main cities on Friday culminated in a crowd storming the parliament building and torching parts of it. The protest movement said it would step up its campaign from Sunday, urging demonstrators to set up tents in city squares and practise civil disobedience until they achieve their goal of ousting political institutions and holding new elections. Security vehicles surrounded government buildings in the capital after sunset on Saturday and there was no sign of new protests after Friday's rallies demanding change.
Land claim settlement agreements can be full of legal jargon and complex writing, but Marlisa Brown said she has an idea of how to make them more accessible. Her policy research paper Reconnecting to Our Relations: The Need for Formal Land Claim and Self-Government Education in the Northwest Territories, looks at the current resources in place aimed at helping people better understand self-government and land claim agreements and gives policy recommendations to further support this. One of the r
There's no word on when a grocery store in Kentville, N.S., will reopen after a fire Friday afternoon left the front of the building damaged. Kentville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Scott Hamilton said crews responded a call for a fire at an Independent Grocer location on Main Street at about 4 p.m. Friday. Hamilton said firefighters found heavy smoke around pillars at the front of the building. He said the fire travelled up one of the pillars to the roof. The store was closed for Canada Day.
CBC's virtual road trip series Land of Living Stories explores the hidden gems across Saskatchewan. Summertime means camping. And many of us have certain parks we flock to with campers, tents and barbecues in tow. Regional parks hold a special place in the hearts of many people — some have been going to the same regional parks for most, if not all, of their lives. So pack up your picnic baskets and beach umbrellas. It's time to hop in the car and travel to three of Saskatchewan's most beloved re