What method do you use to stop sore nipples when doing marathons?

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29/10/2011 at 20:32
use vasaline but if raining still rub
30/10/2011 at 04:06
Zinc oxide tape works a treat. Doesn't come off in hot/cold/wet conditions! 
30/10/2011 at 20:55
helenk3 wrote (see)
Bit grim but my mate swears by compeed blister plasters - painful to remove though apparently!
Are they trying to heel their nipple back to skin?
31/10/2011 at 09:50
Nicko. Hdau wrote (see)

Joggers nipple, pfffffftttttt

Try catching your nipple bar on the door in the morning when your still half asleep trying to get out of the bedroom............
Only bled for ikkle while

 TMI for a Monday morning!

My Squeeze uses wide micropore tape.

31/10/2011 at 12:54
Micropore tape is far superior to Vaseline in my opinion. it stays on for 4 hours +, comes off easily and is far less messy. I hate having vaseliney fingers when running! for half marathon + distances it is useful for underarms though.
31/10/2011 at 16:17
+ 1 for Vaseline
01/11/2011 at 15:07

No potions or creams, just a tight technical vest (it doesn’t move, so it doesn’t rub) and loose technical shorts with a liner – if you get the right fit and materials you don’t need anything else IMHO.

01/11/2011 at 16:13
A bra made from a ping pong ball cut in half and some knicker elastic.

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