5 Reasons Why You Should Wear a Groin Cup During Sports (And What to Look for in One)

5 Reasons Why You Should Wear a Groin Cup During Sports (And What to Look for in One)

  • By - Adam
  • 8 August, 2018

Let’s face it, sports are not for the faint-hearted. They can also be dangerous if you don’t take precautions or wear the right protective gear. You may think that a groin cup is only for those who are into extreme sports where your private parts could be hit by a ball, a bat, a knee, a foot, or something hard and risk injuring yourself. But even the most common of sports such as soccer, volley ball , basketball, and other similar sports which we don't usually expect any player to protect their groin area can be even more hazardous to your privates without the right protection.

Even simple activities like running(yes running!) or cycling can put you at risk if you do not wear the right gear. In fact, in many instances every year there are quite a few reports of people injuring themselves while playing sports because they did not take precautions or wear protective clothing that was suitable for their activity. Here are five reasons why you should wear a groin cup during sports (and what to look for in one).


 Contact Sports Are Not For the Faint-Hearted

If you’ve ever had a groin injury, you’ll know that they can be extremely painful, debilitating, and even lead to long-term health issues. In fact, groin injuries are among the most common sports injuries in contact sports. And one of the most common sports that is known to cause groin injuries is soccer(yes you heard me right. soccer is one of the most dangerous sports out there yet they don't wear protections apart from sheen protection)

According to a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, approximately 40% of all soccer players will experience a groin injury during their career. And the risk of injuring your groin is even higher the more competitive you are, and the longer your career goes on. And if you’re hoping to protect your family jewels when playing a sport like soccer, baseball etc you will need to think about buying a good groin protective gear


Groin Injuries and infections Are Quite Common While Playing Sports

 let me let you in on a little secret;A groin injury can happen to anyone, at any time, while playing any sport! yes any sports! even just playing with your kids can lead to some serious groin injuries.

Some people even experience groin pain or injury as a result of a sports-related infection. yes that's a thing! a groin infection that you can pick up from wearing a cup that does not let your down region breath or lacks good fitting.So if you have been playing sports in a very hot and humid environment, you may be more susceptible to contracting an infection. so choosing a cup that will not only protect you from unnecessary injuries but also breathable enough to avoid breeding nasty bacteria that will cause an infection is key.

Some brands like ARIMBO even make their products with a moisture-wicking fabric to keep your crotch area dry and less sweaty.



Good Protective Groin Cups are a Good Investment

Protective groin cups are not overly expensive, but they are a good investment.so when buying your cup, look for durability and comfort in a cup. don't and you will keep buying and buying and at the long run, you'll realized you've spent more than if you had invested in a good cup. buy the super cheap ones because they usually crack at very little impact.

Groin cups have been around for decades and have been proven effective at protecting one’s privates from injury and even infection. Groin cups are basically a protective cup that you wear around your groin and testicles. The cup will act as a shield against any hard objects like a soccer ball or football. It is important that you use the right size and fit. A cup that is too tight or too loose will offer you little to  no protection.


Groin Cups are Generally Comfortable to Wear

When searching for a protective groin cup, it is important to consider one that is comfortable to wear. that means it should be sturdy enough and fit properly ans stays in place during sports. it should also be comfortable enough to avoid pinching and chaffing. most cups will use gel around their edges for comfort but Arimbo goes a little beyond comfort zone by using super soft silicone instead! revolutionary!.



You Can Find Ones That Offer Protection AND Discretion

Some brands even make discreet groin cups that are hard to notice and even come in different colors. So, if you are playing a sport with your teammates or friends, they probably won’t even notice that you are wearing protective gear. BUT to be frank, those ultra thin sleek once break so easily i thing they where made for children less than 5 years old! so while you are thinking about the aesthetics of how you will look or how your friends will think seeing a bulge in you pants cause you are wearing protection,you should envision yourself in the future with the consequences of groin injuries and protect yourself instead

Throughout this article, we have discussed why you should wear a groin cup while playing sports. Now, you should know what to look for in a groin cup. You should look for a cup that is comfortable and sturdy enough to withstand strong impacts, and one that offers you protection instead of discretion. You also want a cup that is easy to clean once you are done playing your sport.



If you’re into sports or plan on being active, you should probably wear a groin cup. Sports can be dangerous if you don’t take precautions or wear the right protective gear. You can even injure yourself if you’re playing any sports.I think groin protectors should be worn by everyone playing any sports. be them pros or amateurs,

We hope that after reading this article, you now understand the importance of wearing a groin cup during sports.

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