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Saw a guy in a jock strap yesterday (Read 213 times)


Bad Ass

    I'm late to the party but this was a classic response to TMI, LOL!

     

     

    Most of the women are doing this (a la Luke):

    Damaris, Marathon Maniac, Ultra Runner

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    Bad Ass

      Well, who wants to talk about chafed boobs without pics, no?  Wait, what?

      This thread is much more entertaining than the chaffed boob thread in the health forum.

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      Pass the coffee.

        ....I was unaware jockstraps were no longer worn.... hahahaha. Shows how much I know. Thought that they were the equivilent of sports bras for men, and was unaware there was an alternative to wearing one. Thought men wore compression shorts under regular shorts for the same reason I do...preventing inner thigh  chafing. Never thought about it, guess I assumed they had jock straps underneath LOL!!! Now I know....

         

         

        You and me both, sister. Big grin


        Dr. Cornsitter

          I'm still confused as to why jock straps for runners are necessary. I know in contact sports, it makes sense to.....encapsulate(?).....all that in something hard and protective, by why when running? Is it like sports bras, you just need to keep it strapped close to the body to avoid pain that might be associated with too much "jostling"?

           

          Pardon my ignorance, but I don't spend a great deal of time watching men run around naked. They're usually otherwise occupied if they're near me and naked.

          Quote from BeachRunner3234 on 6/25/2013 at 8:20 PM:

          So I'm currently sitting with a bag of frozen corn in my ass.


          just a simple cat

            Not all jock straps have the hard shell insert.

             

            maybe we should go around 'knocking' on guy's packages and check.

             

            Running is stupid

            GC100k


              Not all jock straps have the hard shell insert.

               

              That's right.  The strap is just for support.  Some have a pocket for a cup, but that's something extra.

               

              It took some trial and error to find compression shorts that are loose enough to be pulled and tucked in places to do their job but not too loose or too tight.  When I order a new brand or type, it's about 50/50 whether they will work for me or not.

               

              I haven't taken a running step without compression shorts in over 20 years.  Even when I was a skinny, six-packed college high jumper I had chafing problems and kept a jar of vaseline in my locker.  When I started running in the 80s, I had my wife make me some long shorts.  Once I discovered compression shorts, life was much better.


              just a simple cat

                Pro Stretch Jock Strap U7083-62511 L/Black

                 

                Running is stupid

                happylily


                  Pro Stretch Jock Strap U7083-62511 L/Black

                   

                  That looks weird... I must be stupid, but what is the white strap for below the butt?

                  PRs: Boston Marathon, 3:27, April 15th 2013

                          Cornwall Half-Marathon, 1:35, April 27th 2013

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                    Um, that is what holds it on. This is not a thong.

                     

                    I can't believe we got 3 pages out of this thread. Please end it.

                    Dave

                    happylily


                      Um, that is what holds it on. This is not a thong.

                       

                      I can't believe we got 3 pages out of this thread. Please end it.

                       

                      LOL...

                       

                      This bump up the page just for you, Dave. Big grin

                      PRs: Boston Marathon, 3:27, April 15th 2013

                              Cornwall Half-Marathon, 1:35, April 27th 2013

                      4 years racing, 15 marathons, 15 BQs     

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