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Lubricate! Here's a good article from LiveStrong regarding exercise chaffing If you already have chaffing, a rash, or know that you are prone to chaffing, use a skin lubricant. Usually, regular petroleum jelly will help to lubricate the area but other products such as Runner's Lube, Body Glide and Sportslick can help, according to Time-to-Run.com. Using ...
Check out products like Body Glide, Assos cream, or plain old vaseline. Each has specific uses or uses that are better than others. For instance, Body glide is great for feet to prevent blisters on runs and also works well to prevent rub burns when using a wetsuit in swims. The Assos cream (and other chamois creams) are excellent for cycling and also fend ...
My meaty thighs rub together quite a bit and I've found that cutting the "legs" off of some spandex shorts and wearing them over my thigh is the only thing to stop that from happening. I've tried BodyGlide, MilkButter, etc. It all wears off. Spandex doesn't.
I have found that using Desitin or other 'diaper rash' ointments helps to relieve the pain and swelling. Apply to the affected area liberally and rub it in. I suggest an application of twice daily. WARNING: these rash ointments do have active ingredients and therefore make sure you are not allergic and discontinue use if skin gets worse. Be sure to ...
It's the arms and sholders that cause the shirt to move and cause the chafing. I like to wear a tight polyester tank-top shirt under another shirt when running. With underwear and socks I just tried many kinds until I found some that were tight enough to stay in place but confortable.
These may help you 1. Stay Hydrated Your body will have lot of fluid to sweat off and hence lubricating the area; and reducing the friction. 2. Clothing This very important one, avoid clothes that have lot of seems, which are loose. Wear proper under garments which have snug fit. I have would prefer cotton inner garments. 3. Stay Dry If you are ...
Ok, lets address your concerns one at a time: Quickest way to lose the weight is to resume your regular activities, and start eating a healthier diet. There is no "quick fix", it's taken a few months to put on the weight, it'll take a few months to take it off as well. It's not metabolism, although that may play a part. You had an active lifestyle, and you ...
I find that compression shorts help me reduce chafing when biking. The spandex in the typical ones tend to wick away moisture to keep things dry enough to minimize chafing. I've been obese enough that just ordinary walking would abrade the hairs off my inner thighs.
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