Chafing in the crotch and inner thigh is definitely not something you want to experience. Some of you know exactly what we mean.
You can use a product like Run Guard to help prevent chafing, and we highly suggest doing so if you are prone to it, but when it comes down to it there is nothing that will help prevent chafing more than the proper running tech wear.
So, when it comes to chafing in the crotch/inner thigh, a good pair of 2-in-1 running shorts will do wonders. These are running shorts with underwear or compression shorts built in and are designed to be breathable and wick the moisture away from your skin, which helps to keep you comfortable and dry, preventing chafing and even overheating.
Regular shorts and underwear, especially if they are cotton, won’t wick the moisture away and you’ll pay the price later.
Even though a tube of Run Guard is highly recommended, it just makes sense to wear 2-in-1 running shorts for your workouts and races to not only keep you comfortable during the race but also prevent a lot of discomfort after.