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Best Body Products for Runners (Elite-Athlete Approved!)

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On February 16, 2013, Alysia Montaño came cruising around the final curve at New York City’s Millrose Games to clock a finish time of 1:23.59 in the 600 meters, a new indoor American record. It took countless sweat sessions for Montaño to climb that podium—and just as many wash-ups. “I work out two or three times a day, so I’m constantly in the shower,” she says.

Since we’re always on the hunt for the best way to get clean post-run, we thought, who better to ask than the ultimate product testers? Elite athletes, after all, have taken more showers before the age of 30 than most of us take over the course of our entire lives. Five pros shared their fave cleansers—and top tricks for feeling fresh while training hard. You’ll be surprised at which scrubs are used by more than one Olympian!

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