You can use duct tape to remove warts, calluses, and corns.
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I've actually considered this one:
"Want to go out for a training run at night but don't have a headlamp? Use duct tape to attach a small flashlight to your favorite running cap and head out. Even if it's not quite bright enough to illuminate your path, it will make you more visible to oncoming cars."
haha, thanks for sharing!
In races, it seems I always see young gals who run with "flying elbows," as though they think it makes them look really sporty or something. Can I use duct tape to secure their arms to their sides?
lol, dfitz! My track coach in high school made anyone with flying elbows run with rolled up newspapers between our elbow and waist. If the newspaper fell, we were in big trouble - pulling truck tires diagonally across the football field. Yes, I kept my elbows in.
I was so happy to read this article. I started using duct tape for a blister-plagued toe and it has worked really well.
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Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim.
Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you.
I am here to defend the Flying Elbows.
As a larger/ full breasted woman I can guarantee you that what may appear as bad form is a necessity to avoid inner arm and outer breast chafing.
Understood, taboulie! As a formerly busty runner myself I sympathize with your reasons. I would sympathize with the young girls I see locally who run this way, except that they're usually skinny college girls with a gap so big between elbow and ribs that you could fly a model plane through it! I'm sure you don't look as goofy as they look. I look pretty goofy myself because, well, I'm not exactly fast, and my beet-red face seems to alarm people ("Are you OK?!?!?"). Maybe little squares of duct tape on my cheeks would help.
Many years ago when I was in high school I forgot my sports bra on a day I had a lacrosse game. My friend was kind enough to use athletic and duct tape to hold the girls in. That was easily the top 5 worst ideas I've ever had! Breathing wasn't at all possible. I was in so much pain but still managed to get through the game. Since then, I always have a back up sports bra with me!
Dfitz* I have the same red face problem, everyone things Im about to pass out or severly sunbunt. Maybe the tape on the face idea is a good one.
As for the girls I think I will keep waiting for a reduction.
bodyglide does work well on about every body part. I was a bit late on on the chest during training, so I had to use tape, but it worked well. Did a half marathon Saturday and outside of a few minor blisters, it worked like a charm.
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