What Do Gay Men Love So Much About Jockstraps?


The jockstrap’s original function was practical, mainly to make physical activity easier and more comfortable for men. 

Which makes sense. Who wants their dangling snake to get in the way of pumping iron or pounding miles on a bike?

Jockstraps are also often associated with wearing a cup to protect a guy’s babymakers. Which again, makes sense. Ever been playing second base during a baseball game and take a grounder to the family jewels? It ain’t pretty.

But for gay men, a jockstrap serves a purpose greater than that of practicality during exercise.

The jockstrap entered gay men’s wardrobe in the 1950s and 1960s as a form of fashion, and it is an undergarment that is still loved today. 

Why though? What do gay men love so much about jockstraps? Well, here are a few reasons.

They Make You Feel Sexy

Let’s be honest, jockstraps are sexy.

They’re revealing for one. The pouch is just big enough to fit what you’re packing. Other than that, you are fully exposed. It is literally a full moon in the rear.

A jockstrap also can accentuate some of your best features. It shows off your nice bulge without giving it all away, kind of like a tease, which is sometimes hotter than going full frontal.

The straps under your butt can also really help define your cheeks. You can also get ones with straps that go over your shoulders, which can highlight your chest muscles.

This all makes for a pair of underwear that will make a man feel downright sexy and confident in their body, helping you in the dating world, but also in your everyday life. Knowing that you look smoking underneath can give you that extra kick in your step.

They’re Comfortable

This is what they were designed for. Comfort. Especially with physical activity and exercise.

It keeps things secure without wasting material so you can move freely without your willy moving freely. 

Boxers and briefs can just get so uncomfortable sometimes.

Boxers get all bunched up and briefs can be so tight and restrictive. 

But not jockstraps. They get you where you need to go comfortably.

It’s A Fashion Statement

How is a jockstrap NOT a fashion statement!

Look at it! It’s bold and daring, and it shows off one’s confidence in their body and sexuality.

There are so many ways to design and accessorize them so a man can fully express himself.

And that’s what we do at Timoteo. We understand that the jockstrap is meant for more than just practicality, but it can be used as a means to embrace your body and display your high self-esteem.  But out of so many options, what colors should you choose to wear?  No worries, we have an article that talks about the most attractive colors to wear as a man that can help you decide.

We have tons of designs, styles, and accessories to choose from. Here is a selection of some of our products.

Tight End Jockstrap

Tight End Jockstrap

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Combining the old school jockstrap look and detailing with today’s hottest new colors & fabrication.  This is the NEW Cellblock13 Tight End Jockstrap.  Built with a supportive woven mesh pouch and a sturdy elastic waistband, this rugged jock is the best-updated version of the traditional team sports jocks that livened up the locker rooms of days gone by.

Echo Mesh Jockstrap

Tight End Jockstrap

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If you are looking for the absolute minimum in terms of coverage, then the Echo Mesh Jockstrap is the way to go.

It has a sturdy, textured polyester/spandex mesh pouch that is just big enough to hold your genitals.

Wearing this jockstrap will show you have the absolute utmost comfort in your body.

It also comes in black, blue and red. Harness sold separately.

Vaux VX2 Zipper Jockstrap

Vaux VX2 Zipper Jockstrap

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This bad boy is one of our bolder jockstraps, both in terms of pattern design and structurally.The picture above features the floral black pattern, but it also comes in floral blue, leopard blue and leopard red.There is also an inviting zipper down the front of the pouch that gives you (or someone else) access to the contents inside. 

The harness is also sold separately.

Echo Mesh Harness

Echo Mesh Harness

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The Echo Mesh Harness is made from a sturdy, textured polyester/spandex mesh and includes adjustable straps for length, fit and comfort. 

It can connect to the Echo Mesh Jockstrap featured above for a complete look, but will also look good with our other jockstraps.

We also carry the Spider Neoprene Harness, the Cyclone Neoprene Harness, the Moto X Harness, and more so you can mix and match with your favorite jockstraps.

California Cool Jockstrap

California Cool Jockstrap

Vintage stripes with a fresher look, diverse color scheme, quality construction and soft materials define the California Cool Underwear collection by Timoteo. 

This jockstrap sits low on the hips and is made of a light, super soft and body-hugging cotton/spandex fabric that delivers outstanding comfort.

It also features color patterns of:

  • Green, white and yellow
  • Light blue, white and yellow
  • Yellow, burgundy and white

For More

These are just some of the wide variety of jockstraps we carry at Timoteo.

For more styles, designs and accessories, go to our website at timoteo.net!

At the top, click on SHOP BY CATEGORY -> UNDERWEAR. Then, on the side under FILTER BY and click Jockstraps.

There, you will see our full selection of jockstraps, and hopefully, you will find the perfect jockstrap for you!

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