running problem (urgent)

JPM

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hi guys

im really coming along with my running now but have started getting blister on my feet which i know will happen but what im after is anyone who knows the best way to wrap your feet and the best stuff to use to help prevent blisters?

Urgent help needed as have got PRMC next week and still have a few more training days left but don't want to make it worse.

Any help appriciated.
 

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Change of trainers may be in order or if its boots take a look at the socks your wearing
 

JPM

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ive actually got a good pair or running trainers, i was just wondering if anyone knew the best way to strap up your feet to minimise blisters.

i probebly do need to get decent socks though.
 

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Ite *text deleted* Have You Ever Heard Of Medical Tape ??
Dat Wat I Dunn Wen I Started Getr Blisters On Balls Of My Heels Ijust Tightly Wrap The Medical Tape Round Your Feet It Aint Rto Much Only Bout A 1.50 For Bout 10 Metres *text deleted*
 

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Ite *text deleted* Have You Ever Heard Of Medical Tape ??
Dat Wat I Dunn Wen I Started Getr Blisters On Balls Of My Heels Ijust Tightly Wrap The Medical Tape Round Your Feet It Aint Rto Much Only Bout A 1.50 For Bout 10 Metres *text deleted*
Anyone care to translate that for me?
 

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Ite *text deleted* Have You Ever Heard Of Medical Tape ??
Dat Wat I Dunn Wen I Started Getr Blisters On Balls Of My Heels Ijust Tightly Wrap The Medical Tape Round Your Feet It Aint Rto Much Only Bout A 1.50 For Bout 10 Metres *text deleted*
Okay we don't want any of that kind of crap on the forums. It takes the piss to read and annoys everyone.

Okay everyone suggests your try zinc oxide tape. You can get it from a chemist. It's meant to be quite good for preventing blisters.

Make sure when you put it on your feet are absolutely dry and put it tightly on affected areas. If you ever get wet feet and your boots are soaked take them all off and make sure your feet are thoroughly dry first, you don't want the tape taking off any skin.

Also every used surgical alcohol? You should be able to get that from the chemist. Regularly apply it to your feet every night before you go sleep and it should harden the skin there. You should be able to do this stuff in RT as well.
 

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Ite *text deleted* Have You Ever Heard Of Medical Tape ??
Dat Wat I Dunn Wen I Started Getr Blisters On Balls Of My Heels Ijust Tightly Wrap The Medical Tape Round Your Feet It Aint Rto Much Only Bout A 1.50 For Bout 10 Metres *text deleted*
*text deleted* wut?


think he means medical tape will heal blisters.


you should try a hot foot bath, does me wonders.
 

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zinc oxide tape will help and surgical spirit/rubbing alcohol will toughen your skin up (rub it on once/twice a day on the soles of your feet). also wearing two pairs of socks helps to prevent blisters. there actually quite a few threads on this (for obvious reasons) if you use the search box there's loads of good sites etc that have been linked in the threads
 
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Ite *text deleted* Have You Ever Heard Of Medical Tape ??
Dat Wat I Dunn Wen I Started Getr Blisters On Balls Of My Heels Ijust Tightly Wrap The Medical Tape Round Your Feet It Aint Rto Much Only Bout A 1.50 For Bout 10 Metres *text deleted*

.......What the f£%k!! Surely the effort to put a capital letter on ever word takes more time then writing a proper, coherent, well structured, ENGLISH sentence :albert:.

Reading crap like that is just annoying, however correct the content may be :evil:.

JPM, if you've got blisters now that's a good thing. It shows your feet are adjusting to a tougher regime. If you've got a week left I would say leave them. Once they fade they'll be tougher then before.

I've always felt that the more you treat them the more care and maintenance they require. Your girlfriend may not approve but I'd let them get nasty, gnarley and tough hehe.

As you go of to PRMC though wrap them, care fore them, protect them..for those 3 days you need to be in top notch condition but try and toughen them as much as possible before hand.
 

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compeed blister reliefs are the the best thing since sliced bread. They're a touch on the dear side but they are top notch.
 

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cheers for all the help guys, will try what everyone has said and see what works best.

The good thing is i mainly get them on the balls of my feet so its only a small isolated area and should be easy to treat.
 

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cheers for that seedytucker, i knew ive seen stuff on blisters before but could'nt find it again.
 

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I tend to get them on the arches of my feet. Annoying thing is my tones all push together so just walking around for a bit makes them rub and bleed, and running and marching would *text deleted**text deleted* them up....:mad:
 

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Spray your blister with iodine spray wich you can get from the pharmacy, then leave for a few minutes (its got abit of a sting) then get a thick plaster pad and cut it to the size of your blister, apply the pad to your blister and tape over it, works a treat mate, plus in future you mite want to try wearing 2 socks wich is very effective when wearing boots as one sock has nothing but your foot to rub against where as 2 socks will just rub against eachother insyead of your foot, works for me pal
 

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in future you mite want to try wearing 2 socks wich is very effective when wearing boots as one sock has nothing but your foot to rub against where as 2 socks will just rub against eachother insyead of your foot, works for me pal
What I did when I was breaking my boots in and on PRMC and it worked a treat.
 

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zinc oxide tape and iodine or savelon spray thats about as royal as you can get the tape is awsome i used to use it in training alot it helps as an extra layer of skin but hardcore!!
 

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if worst come to the worst, use will power and determination to get through your prmc. best of luck to you on your prmc
 

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NINJA WTF MAN GO BACK TO SCHOOL!|

now on topic use zinc oxide :D
 
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