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LISS741 SparkPoints: (27,095)
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5/21/13 9:27 A

Happens to me all the time, so I just make sure to wear spandex when I run

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5/20/13 10:41 P

I found a body powder at Meijer called Monkey Butt. Bought it because it had a funny name and anything with such a funny name has to work! Seems to work just fine. I wonder how well it'll work now that the weather is starting to hit in the mid 80's???

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5/20/13 8:58 P

I have this problem and I bought some tight-fitting compression shorts to wear under my normal workout clothes. They don't "ride up" and they keep my skin-rubbing-on-skin thing from happening.

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5/20/13 2:00 P

Katie,

You're perfectly normal. This happens to a lot of runners. One thing you might consider is investing in a tube of Body Glide. Many runners use it to prevent chaffing. You can find it at CVS or any good sports store.




Edited by: ARCHIMEDESII at: 5/20/2013 (14:01)
ZORBS13 SparkPoints: (122,775)
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5/20/13 1:04 P

I don't know a single person, fat or thin, whose thighs DON'T chafe while running.

Hopefully that makes you feel better. Bodyglide is your friend.

Edited by: ZORBS13 at: 5/20/2013 (13:05)
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5/20/13 12:21 P

keep calm
and
keep working out

:)

what's your alternative?

maybe they're getting smaller, and the looser fit is causing chafing... maybe it's the change in the weather...

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KATIEMAE10 Posts: 200
5/20/13 12:09 P

The past 2 times I've worn my running shorts to run/ workout I've noticed chaffing in the inner thigh/ groin area. Does this mean my thighs are getting bigger? I'm a little frustrated!

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