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Old 08-24-2012, 09:35 AM   #31
Jayme Gruber
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Re: Using Gloves in Crossfit

I used to tear somewhat frequently, then I got a callus shaver at the recommendation of one of our coaches, I've gone months without an issue now:

http://www.tweezerman.com/store/prod...ver-with-rasp/ WFS

I also keep a pumice stone in the shower that I use at the end of my shower when my hands are soft to take off excess skin, and those black emery boards to clean up after I use the callus shaver. That, along w moisturizing them a few times a day w gold bond ultimate hand cream.

It's a lot of maintenance I guess if you're used to doing none, but it literally only takes a few minutes a day and it makes all the difference in the world.

Only time I use any type of gloves is when I do heavy dead lifts, I'll break out my grip pads. http://www.gripad.com/ WFS
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