Fitness – tagged "chafing"
  • Running Blisters: How to prevent & stay blister-free when you run.

    Running Blisters: How to prevent & stay blister-free when you run.

    Foot blisters are the most common foot injury in sport and it still remains poorly understood by many. The high incidence from this seemingly benign injury continues to grow at an alarming rate and is proving to be higher than any other condition affecting the human foot. The three major contributors to running blisters include heat, moisture and friction.
  • Running during Monsoons: Dos & Dont's

    Running during Monsoons: Dos & Dont's

    Running in light to moderate rainfall is quite safe, and some may even find it therapeutic to hit the road while it’s raining but, for many it can be quite challenging to run during the monsoons especially with the downpour, wet clothing and slippery roads often acting as deterrents. The good news is, it is possible to go the distance even during the rainy weather...
  • Cycling During Monsoon: Tips & Precautions

    Cycling During Monsoon: Tips & Precautions

    Rain or shine, cycling can still be an enjoyable sport if the right precautions and care routine is adhered to. While weather plays a huge role in how you cycle and how much you can use your cycling skills, wet weather can teach you a totally different skill set when it comes to the sport and how you can prepare yourself better for a...
  • What is Runner’s Rash ?

    What is Runner’s Rash ?

    Chafing is a common skin irritation problem that is usually caused by repetitive friction, mainly generated through skin-to-skin or clothing-to-skin contact. This irksome skin issue can occur due to a number of things, ranging from gentle to perilous and can come about anywhere on your body.
  • Cycling & Saddle Sores - 7 Key Facts you need to know!

    Cycling & Saddle Sores - 7 Key Facts you need to know!

    Whether you take up cycling for health reasons or to be environmentally friendly, it can be one of the best decisions you will make in your life. However, cycling regularly can come with its own little problems. Saddle sores are inevitable for regular cyclists at some point or the other. 
  • Everything you wanted to know about Chafing

    Everything you wanted to know about Chafing

    Experiencing blisters, rash, red or raw skin patches? Well you made an acquaintance with CHAFING. Chafing is a common and pesky skin irritation problem that is usually caused by repetitive friction, mainly generated through skin-to-skin or clothing-to-skin contact. It is often accompanied by pain, stinging or burning sensation. In the lingo of science, a prime cause of this particular skin problem is that the...