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Starter Guide To Going Sockless

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Aug 9, 2011
  • Updated Dec 17, 2012 at 4:12 PM UTC


The fear of blistered and bruised feet often keeps even the most hardened pros from running out of transition without socks in their shoes. Here are some tricks of the trade if you want to try going sockless on the run.

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Written by: Melanie McQuaid

1. Talcum Powder

Use any kind of talcum or foot powder to help absorb any moisture from the swim or the bike and protect it from chafing. Anything from drugstore-brand baby powder to fancy foot powder works equally well. The bonus is that your shoes are almost never smelly.

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