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Shopping Resource Guide for Men 5’8” and Under

Posted by Ray Dukeman on

Have you ever walked into a clothing store and been overwhelmed by all the options? Us too! We’ve especially struggled to find clothes that fit properly for those of us 5’8” and under. Our first love was activewear, specifically shorts (in our humble opinion: the most comfortable weekend and gym staple). We needed shorts that fit—so we made them. ATK Apparel removes the guesswork for buying proper fitting shorts for the shorter man—and we want to make it easier for you to buy other clothes that fit as well. 

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Introducing ATK Apparel: Athletic Shorts that hit "Above The Knee"

Posted by Scott Savett on

ATK Apparel founder Scott examines why he launched a company to sell athletic shorts to men 5'8" and under.

When I tell people my company sells athletic apparel for men 5’8” and under, the first question is always, “Why shorts?” 

All I wanted were shorts that fit me properly—shorts that hit me just slightly above the knee.  As someone who is 5’7”, this simple desire seemed impossible to fulfill. In the early 2000s, all athletic shorts felt like they were designed to hit above the knees of men 6 feet and up.

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