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This Stuff Is Basically Magic for Your Hands

This Stuff Is Basically Magic for Your Hands

If you do a lot of heavy weight-lifting, rock-climbing or spend lots of time on the bar doing pull-ups and such, you know the pain of shredding your hands. The pain that starts when you first have a callus tear and later makes something as simple as washing your hair THE MOST PAINFUL THING YOU’VE EVER DONE. […]

We’ve Got the G-Love With These Cute and Fun Weight-Lifting Gloves

We've Got the G-Love With These Cute and Fun Weight-Lifting Gloves

Weight-lifting rocks. But many are intimidated to try it. And for those who do, calluses and poor grip can cause probs. And, let’s face it, most weight-lifting gloves aren’t exactly designed for the ladies. But these cute and fun weight-lifting G-Loves (Get it? Cuteness.) gloves that are made of lightweight Neoprene to breathe, wick moisture and [...]

Rough and Tough vs. Girlie Girl

Rough and Tough vs. Girlie Girl

You know those magazine quizzes where it tells you what kind of style or personality you have? Like, are you romantic or classic or edgy? Well, I’ve always kind of sucked at those. I have trouble answering the questions. I rarely am a strong fit in any single box, and my picks always depend on [...]

Have Torn Calluses? Or Want to Prevent Them? RIPT Kit to the Rescue!

Have Torn Calluses? Or Want to Prevent Them? RIPT Kit to the Rescue!

Before I started doing CrossFit-style workouts and heavier Olympic lifting, I had no idea just how beat up your hands could be. Or the pain they could cause. Like when you tear a callus that took you months to build up and then go to take a shower. Oh. My. God. The pain. I’ve literally [...]