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Jolly chilly cheeks!

Lovely run this morning but by gum was it parky! After about five minutes my fingers, snug in their lovely gloves, started to freeze in the sub-Arctic air temperature before gradually warming back up again as my circulation got pumping.

That was all fine, and the rest of me stayed pretty comfy and warm EXCEPT my butt cheeks. Good grief, why do they get so cold? My tights are pretty thick and my run jacket is longer at the back and well covers my derrière and yet at the 3k mark, I was conscious of a small iceberg lolloping along behind me until I realised it was actually my backside and I couldn’t actually feel it anymore. I resorted to taking a glove off (fingers toasty by now) and shoving it down the back of my tights to try and stop the big freeze.

Anyone else experience this? Any tips on how to prevent it becoming an ice shelf!? 😳😨😱

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Sadly after having lost some weight over the last year, I now suffer from a middle aged white mans condition called noassatall :( I didn't think it had many upsides but maybe the lack of glutious surface area is actually a small advantage in colder climes :) Look on the bright side eh :)

I know.. do some more rignold skwats and build myself a better ass... i'm working on it. leave me alone now...

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😆 sadly I’ve never suffered from that MAWM complaint, being female and built for comfort rather than speed! 🙄😳. I think Rignold’s skwat skwad would make my problem worse 😂🤣😂

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Yes exactly the same happened to me last night, it was frozen! Not really had it happen before to know why , I think windy breezy chilly evening took effect! Numb bum 😕

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Glad I’m not the only one!

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Last week when we were skiing and it was bitterly cold, I tried using the hot shots for in my boots but it was too uncomfortable in a tight ski boot. So I peeled them off my socks, reached behind me and stuck them on each bum cheek on my long underwear under my ski pants 😂. My husband gave me a goofy look and I don't know if it helped, but I didn't want to waste them 🙄. Seriously though, I run in quite cold weather all winter and I notice my bum (and any other places with fat covering, like my tummy) is cold and red only after I get home and am changing my clothes. Fat doesn't have great blood flow and so maybe pinkaardvarks idea of squats and building muscle will help. If not...bum hot shots! New invention!

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Love the bum hot shots idea - maybe we could patent it and make a mint! I did wonder about reviving the old punk tartan bum flap trend - remember them? Refresh the memory here! zebraspider.zibbet.com/purp...

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😂

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I had this happen only once on a long very cold run where I misjudged the sunset time. When I got home my belly and wrists were beet red and stinging. Then I put some “intensive care” hand cream on them which helped (some sample pack from a race). About an hour later all was back to normal. No butt problem though. I’ve also been a lifetime sufferer of ‘noassatall’

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We have a Rayburn with a metal bar along the front, which has always been known as ‘the bum bar’ - now I know why - aaaahhhhh, glorious warmth!!! 😊😊😁

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