Armbands for running etc
PinkBuffalo · 21/04/2019 21:12
I was wondering if anyone had found a suitable armband for arms that don't fit the norm?
I'm pear shaped and my arms are always a bit skinny and even wearing my armband strapped round my t shirt sleeve it swamps me and I end up taking it off and carrying it which kind of defeats the point!
I've had a look, but haven't really found anything apart from people advising a belt which I am reluctant to try cos of rubbing issues
Any ideas would be welcomed
PinkBuffalo · 22/04/2019 06:30
Just a quick bump for a morning crowd as I run out the door with shorts with pockets this time for my iPod to go in
HalleLouja · 22/04/2019 06:34
I wear a running belt which is much more practical. Have a look at decathlon.
EmpressLesbianInChair · 22/04/2019 06:49
How do you mean rubbing issues?
eggofmantumbi · 22/04/2019 06:53
I've also given up on arm bands. Flip belts are great
AwfulSomething · 22/04/2019 06:54
I use a flipbelt, it fits loads in and no rubbing. Very comfortable. I didn't like other running belts I tried (or armbands) but this one is brilliant. You can buy from their website or Amazon.
TheHoundsofLove · 22/04/2019 06:54
After several unsuccessful attempts at armbands and waist belts (which all annoyed me immensely), I bought a Flip Belt recently and it's fantastic. It doesn't move an inch all run and is so comfortable I forget I've even got in on.
TheHoundsofLove · 22/04/2019 06:56
Cross posted! But, they are great!
concernedforthefuture · 22/04/2019 07:07
Was coming in to suggest a FlipBelt but see others have beaten me to it
PinkBuffalo · 22/04/2019 07:50
Thanks all, I'll have a look at the flipbelt as its got so many recommendations.
Appreciate the advice and so glad it's not just me having issues
iMatter · 22/04/2019 07:55
I buy running leggings/tights with a pocket (with zip) at the back. I never got on with armbands - they made me feel lopsided!
mookinsx · 22/04/2019 07:56
I have the Adidas belt which doesn't rub me.
Key is clipped to the dogs lead usually or in running jacket pocket
CollaterlieSistersSister · 23/04/2019 22:50
Skinny of arm here, also. And gave up on armbands here, also.
I second the Decathlon belts, mine was £6.99. And I’ve recently added the little pouches & water bottles that slot onto them really neatly for longer runs.
Decathlon is a bit brilliant.
Neolara · 23/04/2019 22:53
I too have a flipbelt and would recommend it.
MsMartini · 24/04/2019 14:11
Flipbelt lover here too. I forget I have got it on.
lljkk · 24/04/2019 19:02
We keep DS's fixed on using hair bands (1 or 2).
PinkBuffalo · 24/04/2019 21:21
I knew mums et would have the answer for me!
I have a Flipbelt on order!
Thank you everyone
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