I have a confession to make: my skin rubs raw and my shit really does stink.
When summer comes to Michigan, which it finally has with a vengeance, my body begins to show signs of the heat.
My shoes smell like a squirrel died inside. My feet rub raw in all the wrong places, especially while wearing VFF. The inside of my thighs, where the shorts lining meets skin, begin to eat away at that tender skin on longer runs.
A million ailments, what's a man to do?
Fortunately, Alex from Rocket Pure sent along some products for me to try out. These have been sitting on my shelf patiently waiting for summer to fully bloom.
So let's dig in, looking at not only Rocket Pure products, but others I use to help your hurdle that summertime sadness.
My Shoes/VFF/Feet stink
First, if your feet themselves stink when you're done running, I see no need for any sprays. Just go shower yourself you dirty bum. Shoes however are not so easily cleansed.
After 5 runs, a clean pair of VFF smell like an open sewer. If you're wearing sneakers with socks, it may a bit longer to reach