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Finding The Right Gloves For Boxing

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If you are among the thousands who would like to engage in boxing, you have to do your research and find the best equipment to use in this sport.

Gloves are the most essential gear you will need for this sport so find out what type of gloves are effective and durable. There are two kinds of gloves – bag and regular boxing gloves.

Bag gloves are intended to be used on punching bags or dummies and are designed to protect your hands during workouts. These gloves come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

The difference between boxing and bag gloves is how they are designed to protect you and the opponent from grave injury. Boxing gloves come in various weights such as 8, 10, 12 and 16. These are fastened with heavy duty string and Velcro.

The secret behind the design of efficient boxing gloves is that the large are glove is well formed so that it will inflict the least damage to both you and your rival. They protect your hands as well as your head. The materials used in padding the gloves are cotton, horsehair and polyurethane.

The glove receives constant beating in every encounter that is why a great glove must be covered with high quality leather that could absorb the abuse. Cowhide is most commonly used in covering the gloves.

You will have to get the right size and weight that is appropriate for you if you are to use it regularly. As long as you are having fun and working hard to improve your skills, these gloves will last you a long time.

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