NipGuards Runner's Pack - 10 Pairs

NipGuards Runner's Pack - 10 Pairs
Nip Guards are a must for long distance runners or those training for the marathon. Essential protection against painful nipple abrasion & chafing. If running through pain is what you do best, then let NipGuards® help you only feel the good pain. 10 pairs More details


A must for long distance runners or those training for the marathon. Protection against painful nipple abrasion and chaffing. Pack contains 10 pairs of Nip Guards packaged in a green tube.

Patented and launched in 1999, NipGuards® revolutionised the market for protection against painful nipple chafing and abrasion. Prior to NipGuards®, endurance athletes would commonly experience nipple chafing on extended workouts as a result from dried sweat and body salts acting like sandpaper between the chest and shirt (or wetsuit). This painful phenomenon was amplified if the workout occurred in foul weather conditions like rain, heat, snow, heavy winds or high humidity. For most athletes, nipple chafing was limited to a mild yet painful stinging sensation — with an intensely painful “surprise” often being felt for the first time in the shower after the workout. More serious, openly bleeding abrasions on the tip of the nipple were not uncommon.

NipGuards® were designed and patented (by marathon runners) as a foolproof solution to prevent nipple chafing and abrasion without the need for reapplication during a workout and without staining shirts. NipGuards® are effective over any distance and in all weather conditions. In fact, NipGuards® are 100% guaranteed to work in the most gruelling tests of human endurance and in the most extreme weather conditions. Whether it’s a simple training run or competing in a 100-mile ultra marathon or a full triathlon, NipGuards® are a proven and effective way to prevent unnecessary nipple chafing and abrasion.

NipGuards® use a safe, medical adhesive that is applied directly to the base of the nipple and not the chest – so sweat does not affect the adhesive – and chest hair just needs to be pushed away. NipGuards® are waterproof and are effective in the rain. Triathletes also wear NipGuards® underneath wetsuits and keep them on the entire race. The hollow centre of each NipGuard® allows the tip of the nipple to remain protected without having an irritating adhesive plastered on the most sensitive part of the nipple.

Each disposable pair of NipGuards® is good for one workout – typically a long distance training run or competition. If running through pain is what you do best, then let NipGuards® help you only feel the good pain.


Customer Reviews

"Does the job well" Review by
I have tried a few ways of protection preparation for a half marathon but these are by far the best. I've knocked 1 point off as if you are not careful removing them from the plastic you can rip the foam.
"Invaluable kit having just completed the Race To The Stones" Review by
100km in 2 days with sweat pouring and the Nip Guards stuck all day.
Just used one pair on the first day and another for the second day.
Absolutely brilliant and saved a lot of messing with tape and plasters.
I wish they worked on blisters :-)
"Nip guards!" Review by
Ran the London Marathon yesterday (24.04.2016). Amazing product and no problem with the ol' nips! Would highly recommend.
"Thank God for Nip guards " Review by
Having tired everything else (Vaseline, tape and plasters to name but a few) I tried these for the first time while running a half marathon last week. They worked brilliantly! Didn't slip off and left me pain free after 13 miles. Shame they're so expensive but did exactly what they are supposed to do!
"High quality nipple protection" Review by
For people with hairy chests, these nipple protectors work perfectly. I'm sure less hairy people will appreciate them too. They're designed to fit onto the areola (that bit of hairless skin immediately surrounding the nipple). The glue is pretty gentle, and easy on the skin - I've never had any reaction to it. To fit, move surrounding hair carefully out of the way, and press the nipguard into place. Once pressed firmly into place, it'll stay there until removed. Sweat, rain and lots of running around will not budge them (they easily stay on for the duration of a marathon). When you're finished they peel off nice and easily. If you've diligently made sure there was no hair in the way when applying, it'll be completely painless.
"Does the job" Review by
My nipples love them...
"-" Review by
Functional and well worth the money for the lack of pain on long runs!
"-" Review by
Simple, effective and save me from a world of pain on long runs :)
"Save your nipples!" Review by
They stick well, even when you sweat. They come off easily. They save your nipples from a world of pain. They may seem expensive, but you'd pay triple to make the pain go away if you forget to wear them for a long run!
"Essential for any run over an hour. Great product (and great price/service from AH!)" Review by
Essential for any run over an hour. Great product (and great price/service from AH!)
"product works" Review by
first time I have finished a long run pain free.
"saved my nips!" Review by
Great product well worth the money.
Great Company to buy off....Thank you
"nip guards" Review by
Really good product. recommend to everyone who's running long distances.
"Brilliant product" Review by
Great for long runs/MTB rides to prevent nasty chafing! Fast dispatch and we'll packaged.
"does what it says on the tin" Review by
exactly what was expected, no chafing and still on when I got back.
"Essential for longer runs" Review by
Always suffered with bad chafing but now use these on longer runs and haven't had any problems since. As a bonus they're easily removable post-run too. Use a bit of 'spray plaster' before putting them on as I find this ensures they stay in place irrespective of how far I'm going. As others have said, they're pricey for what they are, but this is easily outweighed by their effectiveness!
"best bit of running kit" Review by
great for cold off-road runs
"The best bit of running kit ever!" Review by
As someone who suffers nipple bleedage badly, and who has tried many of the other standard forms of 'prevention', these are a godsend. I've now run several marathons and half-marathons wearing these: no pain, no slipping, no bleeding, no high pitched screams from the shower post run! Marvelous and worth every penny!
"Worth the cost" Review by
Have tried vaseline (marks tops) and Bodyglide (not bad but doesn't seem to last as long as I need). Nipguards are great - they did the business for some long runs and I feel confident they'll last for my upcoming marathon. Quite a lot of money for what they are, but will be ordering more in the future (and AH seem to be the best price at the moment).
"great bit of kit" Review by
Great accessory for protecting against runners nipple. They stay in place no matter how much sweat you produce.

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