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5'4" 160 and falling. I tried on the ninja...

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5'4" 160 and falling. I tried on the ninja sumo at a local shop and found the medium and small both fit...but the small fit legthwise the best with legs and sleeves....Obviously I'm a small guy, but by no means a skinny dude. Been dropping lbs. for about two years now and I think I'm almost done. Unsure weather to go with the small or medium...Since the standard ninja is a more athletic fit, I'm not totally sure if the small will work as it did with the sumo ninja.

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Since the Sumo and Merino both have similar fits (the Merino is by no means skin tight), here is what I suggest. Go try on a sumo again at your local shop - but here's the key. See how it fits when you sit down. I say this because I had a ninja that fit fine when I was standing, but gave me a wedgie when I sat down. If you're wedgie free with the small, then go with the small. Get a wedge and you know to size up.