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I recently began walking and my thighs are rubbing together, any tips on how soothe the burn??

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Asked by seay1998 at 3:58 PM on Jun. 18, 2008 in Diet & Fitness

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  • I use powder, but that is only when I am not going far. Try putting spandex shorts under your cloths. :-)

    Answer by Kristine1812 at 4:03 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • talcm powder or cornstarch powder. Also, spandex. anything to prevent the skin from rubbing together.

    Answer by dunkley4 at 4:43 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • Aquaphor or Vasoline. Just a real thin layer... enough to keep them from chafing.

    Answer by karma30 at 5:04 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • I agree with the answers you've gotten - especially corn starch. I will say that you can buy some "body glide" at a sports store (I know you can get it at places specializing in running or endurance sports like bike can probably just get it online, too!) to help prevent that from happening period. It works miracles! Men running marathons often use it to keep their nipples from bleeding from the friction...

    Answer by AggieMamacita at 8:48 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • Get some Glide! You can buy it at any fitness store. Comes in a stick form like deoderent. Runners use it all the time - under their arms, their inner thighs, feet, etc. I used to get horrible sores but have not had a single issue since I started using this stuff.

    Answer by LovingLife226 at 9:54 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • Glide!!! Get it at sporting goods stores.

    Answer by slw123 at 1:05 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • Wear spandex-type shorts underneath your work-out shorts.

    Answer by No_Ordinary_Mom at 6:47 AM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • I agree with bodyglide. I use it when we go on vacations where I know I'll be walking a lot.

    Answer by Bmat at 3:07 PM on Oct. 13, 2008

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