5 Ways to Avoid Chub Rub When You Run and Race
By Rita Arens on August 05, 2014
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Last year, I ran my first half-marathon. This summer, I started training for my next one in November. What does summer running bring on? Chub rub. OW OW OW OW. Whether you're training for a fall race or just trying to avoid the bra/skirt/underwear hell that is 95-degrees-and-humid, I've got some ideas to end your chub once and for all.
Although designed for hot yoga, these shorts held up great to jogging on an 85-degree day in Kansas City. They're made of high-tech fabric. They felt soft, , and a lot less sausage-leg-inducing than my normal compression shorts.
What do you use to keep your skin soft and smooth and chafe-free when you're all sweaty?
Rita is the author of the young adult novel The Obvious Game & the deputy editor of BlogHer.com. Find more at www.ritaarens.com.