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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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seay1998

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. :-)
    Kristine1812

    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.
    dunkley4

    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.
    karma30

    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 shops....you 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...
    AggieMamacita

    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.
    LovingLife226

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

  • Glide!!! Get it at sporting goods stores.
    slw123

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

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

    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.
    Bmat

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

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