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  • n. A tight undergarment worn to strengthen muscles. It provides compression which helps an athlete's performance.


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  • They are celebrating one year of the new black ‘active baselayer’ top which they wear instead of white [...]

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  • They are celebrating one year of the new black ‘active baselayer’ top which they wear instead of white shirts and ties.

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  • An important core category like baselayer, we remain a full-price brand.

  • Our strong launch of Charged Cotton and our continued strength across core apparel, such as baselayer in training, help drive the 36% increase in U.S. apparel revenues.

  • Football Club in the German Bundesliga, as well as the official baselayer partner to Borussia

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  • My typical three-season kit now includes just a long-sleeve baselayer (worn at all times), a midlayer, and a thin down vest ... more than adequate for any temps I'm likely to encounter.

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  • We had two layers of baselayer socks, thermal clothes all over, jeans, overtrousers, four layers of top clothing, thermal ski gloves, scarves, TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • I know, it was hard for me to give up my Marmot Driclime windjacket until it dawned on me I could get the same service with an unlined windshirt and baselayer I was already wearing.


  • As a baselayer it would be for colder weather, considering the use of another insulation layer over it, but with just a wind shirt, in temps under 40 or so, I don't see it coming off very often for being too warm.


  • I'm also a big fan of thumb holes on my baselayer shirt.



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