How many times has this happened to you: You're on a nice, peaceful run--in a ratty old T-shirt and sweats for crying out loud--and some guy rolls down his car window and starts howling at you like you're bouncing around in a bikini? Grrrrrr. Read on to commiserate and for some advice ...
Loved, loved, loved this FitSugar post on a topic that I think so many women can identify with: rude comments from people while they're running outside. Whether the remark is sexual in nature ("hey honey, nice butt!") or just plain rude ("what's the hurry? On your way to McDonalds?") chances are good that you've gotten at least one rude comment hurled your way while hitting the pavement. I know I have! (Read about our pal Margarita's post-gym run-in with an incredibly rude truck driver.)
But don't let any of it get you down--much less mess with your fitness goals. The gals over at FitSugar offer some interesting advice on this dilemma, including this: "Whatever you do, don't give the person any of your attention. Don't look at them, don't say anything smart back (though I know you want to), don't flip them the bird, and definitely don't run up to them and give them a piece of your mind. They're mostly doing it to get a rouse out of you anyway, so if you let them know you're upset, they're more likely to continue the comments in the future."How often has this happened to you? And have you been compelled to yell something back? I'll be honest: I have a hard time keeping quiet in situations like this.
Related: Why Good Manners Can Make You Svelte
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