Fitness, which has become a way of life for many people, people enjoy the feeling of exhaustion. However, if you do not prepare for the relevant protection, it will be easy to get injured, wear fitness gloves to help improve the grip during exercise, protect the palm of the hand, increase wrist support, so that the sport feels more comfortable, in the exercise of different parts of the fitness gloves can choose different, such as training chest with wrist gloves, training back with booster gloves, etc. Here to find out how to choose fitness gloves!
A. why wear fitness gloves when exercising
Fitness gloves are worn when the fitness gloves, is a kind of fitness protective equipment, some people feel that wearing gloves to do sports separated by a layer of cloth blocking, no direct contact with sports equipment so that they do not have a sense of mastery; also someone fitness once not wearing fitness gloves will feel all wrong. So fitness gloves are necessary to wear?
The mainly use of fitness gloves :
1、Grip force is better
One of the main advantages of wearing gloves is to allow you to have a better grip when you exercise, when you hold the dumbbell or barbell, some people are prone to the problem of slippery bars, especially those who are prone to sweaty palms. Glove in the palm part of the non-slip design makes the user in the grip equipment, less likely to be affected by sweat and slide, but also allows users to do weights, weighted pull-ups and other sports more secure.
2、More comfortable hand feeling
A lot of use of hand sports such as hard lifting, bar, bench press, etc., if easy to feel uncomfortable we may soon end or give up the sport. After all, sports equipment is hard, cold apparatus, some bare-handed gym and palm thickness is relatively thin people will feel significantly uncomfortable, especially in the cold weather; and wear relatively soft fitness gloves can enhance the comfort of the movement, comfort increases can also drive the relative performance of the movement to improve or make the movement more permanent.
3、Protect the palm of your hand
Long hours of weightlifting will also make the palms of the hands easy to grow many calluses and blisters, especially for female athletes, calluses are definitely very unpleasant to see. Of course, wearing fitness gloves does not guarantee that no calluses, if your grip is not correct, even if you wear gloves may still grow calluses. Also, while some male athletes don’t care about calluses on their hands, small blisters can make you unable to use dumbbells for a short period of time, so wearing fitness gloves can help solve this problem.
4. Increase wrist support
Some fitness gloves are designed to add extra wrist support, just like extra ligaments, so you can tie the wrist part tighter to increase stability, when doing wrist Backward folding action, more support; some degree is also able to achieve the wrist protection role.
B. The recommended choice of fitness gloves
The selection of fitness gloves should be based on the specific exercise parts to choose the right gloves:
1. chest training recommended: gloves with wrist protection function
Wrist guards can protect the wrist when working out, due to the wrist freedom of movement is high, so the stability is very low. Especially when pushing with large weights, it is easy to produce a large compressive force on the wrist. In the absence of any protective measures, it is easy to lead to the risk of wrist sprain, serious may lead to wrist fasciitis, at this time choose to wear gloves with wrist protection function is very useful.
2. practice back recommendation: gloves with booster function
In the practice of back, we usually do several movements pull-ups, barbell rowing, high pull-down and other movements require the palms of the hands to grip the equipment, and the small arm muscles will take precedence over The small arm muscles will take precedence over the latissimus dorsi muscle fatigue, resulting in the small arm already exhausted while the latissimus dorsi muscle has not yet been stimulated in place; wearing power gloves can use reverse rotation to achieve the effect of tighter and tighter grip, thus strengthening the hand The locking strength of the palm.
3. Practice arm and shoulder recommendation: light gloves
When practicing arm and shoulder wrist will often be active, such as prone flying bird, prone dumbbell flexion arm extensions, curls and other such needs