fitness gloves are important to protect hands, but bacteria and sweat can make gloves stink, regular maintenance keep them clean and extend their life.
1. Take your gloves out of your gym bag as soon as possible
When you put on your fitness gloves, the bacteria on your hands will be transferred to the gloves. These bacteria will feed on sweat. When they multiply, they will produce unpleasant odors in the gloves. Because there is no air flow in the gym bag, it is a very good place for bacteria to grow. So take the gloves out of your gym bag as soon as you get home. If possible, try not to put gloves in your gym bag, and put them outside if you can.
2. Destroy bacteria
After going home, use a mixture of 50% vinegar and 50% water or alcohol for disinfection. Put the solution into a spray bottle and spray several times inside and outside the glove.Then dry the gloves in a ventilated area.
3. Cleaning gloves
Put the gloves in clean water, put a little detergent, soak for a while, knead gently for a few minutes, and rinse with clean water.
4. Dry gloves
When drying the gloves, unfold the gloves as much as possible to keep the gloves open, Spread out and hang in a well-ventilated room, near an open window or in front of a fan to dry (note do not expose to the sun).Even if you don't have time to disinfect and clean your gloves after each use, you should dry them between uses.