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  1. jasontheknight is offline

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    Muscle rubs/ Tiger balm etc

    Allo

    I'm currently using some cheap Tiger Balm in an attempt to fend off the combination of rolling + gym + punching + being an old man. Whilst I'm sure the bulk of you are young, virile, fertile 20 somethings, I wondered if anyone had any experience anything more expensive (and therefore obviously 100000 times better), or if I should just keep buying the "3 pots for a pound" from the local thrift store?

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    Tiger balm or icy hot have always been my top choices.
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    i use this evil green balm that is like tiger balm in form, but more like icy hot in terms of how it feels, but i get it sent to me by the case from thailand and you can't get any.

    so, i suggest you use tiger balm and or icy hot.
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    I like Tiger Balm. I like the smell, it's kind of a cinnamon/Coke smell.

    I keep a small tin of the Tiger Balm white in my bag....it's about the size of a Carmex lip balm tin and a larger pot of the normal Tiger Balm at home.

    The Tiger Balm white doesn't stain like the normal Tiger Balm does.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Utah
    I like Tiger Balm. I like the smell, it's kind of a cinnamon/Coke smell.

    I keep a small tin of the Tiger Balm white in my bag....it's about the size of a Carmex lip balm tin and a larger pot of the normal Tiger Balm at home.

    The Tiger Balm white doesn't stain like the normal Tiger Balm does.
    Isn't Tiger Balm white for congestion / runny nose or whatnot, or does it work on aching and torn muscles too?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jasontheknight
    Isn't Tiger Balm white for congestion / runny nose or whatnot, or does it work on aching and torn muscles too?
    I use it on sore muscles. They have another formula that smells like lavender for congestion.


    I also have some of the patches as well that work for a short term usage that invoke an "Icy/Hot" type of response.
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    Tiger Balm is the reason I wake up in the morning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by E-Van
    Tiger Balm is the reason I wake up in the morning.
    I love this quote from here: http://www.boingboing.net/2007/02/24...erub-ever.html

    "my beloved Tiger Balm, which I adore so deeply that I have often considered brushing my teeth with it."
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    Quote Originally Posted by E-Van
    Tiger Balm is the reason I wake up in the morning.
    that's only because you accidentally got it on your "taint"
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    Quote Originally Posted by jasontheknight
    Isn't Tiger Balm white for congestion / runny nose or whatnot, or does it work on aching and torn muscles too?
    You are confusing tiger balm with mentol-camphor ointments such as Vick Vaporub (which can also be used for muscle pain.) Tiger Balm contain mentol and camphor, but it also contain other, stronger ingredients that, I believe, will cause irritation if used for congestion or runny nose.
    Read this for flexibility and injury prevention, this, this and this for supplementation, this on grip conditioning, and this on staph. New: On strenght standards, relationships and structural balance. Shoulder problems? Read this.

    My crapuous vlog and my blog of training, stuff and crap. NEW: Me, Mrs. Macho and our newborn baby.

    New To Weight Training? Get the StrongLifts 5x5 program and Rippetoe's "Starting Strength, 2nd Ed". Wanna build muscle/gain weight? Check this article. My review on Tactical Nutrition here.

    t-nation - Dissecting the deadlift. Anatomy and Muscle Balancing Videos.

    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris
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