Many men have difficulty finding the perfect pants.
But for hockey players, this fight seems even greater because, as various NHL stars recently reported with ESPN their sport gives them big asses that make it difficult to find a pair of jeans fits.
"It's an absolute nightmare between the quads and the glutes," said Max Domi of the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, Emily Kaplan of ESPN. "The buttocks especially because it only throws off your waist. You have a 48 waist with your ass, but without it you are a 32. So what are you doing? Meet half way and you still have all these extras.
Most athletes feature athletes with a generous rear wheel ̵
But big butts seem to be an even bigger thing in hockey, where strong glutes are both an asset on the ice and a result of all that time spent training and playing.
"There are definitely some pants I can not really fit in," said MVP Taylor Hall of New Jersey Devils. "Some shorts that may fit my waist but do not match the other pieces. It is a challenge. You want to have big legs in hockey. You want to be a man who runs well and uses his power. But that means … "
While hockey players may find it particularly difficult to fit in their pants, many men probably have the same problem in everyday life Given the popularity of deadlifts and other gluten-friendly exercises .
Some brands, including J. Crew are trying to fill the niche of clothes that are otherwise a cheerful guy a little more seated space – in fact, as Kaplan reports, some players have found brands who fit better with their individual bodies or are taken off their own clothes by trying their hand at the department store, trying in vain to squeeze their huge butts into unyielding denim.
"I never really talked about it," Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks told ESPN. "But it's definitely a thing that many people go through."