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Crossfit Hands - The Lurking Dangers of Broken Skin

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Crossfit Hands - The Lurking Dangers of Broken Skin

As athletes, we don't mind so much the rough callused hands as much as we dislike missing reps due to ripped hands.  But even though messed up Crossfit hands are becoming increasingly common, many of us are beginning to think about blood-borne pathogens and the infection risk we assume when we continue to train with bloody hands. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to see if you're more at risk. Do you.... wash your hands with antibacterial soap before and after using the equipment? bring your own mat for floor exercises and sanitize it afterward? wear hand protection when you're...

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How to Care for your Messed up Crossfit Hands

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First of all, if you've got blisters and ripped calluses, heal them up quick! Soak your hands in a warm Epsom Salt bath (caution: it may sting a wee bit)  Pat dry. Put a small amount of Neosporin on them and secure with gauze and tape for the first few hours.of a bad rip. Keep them uncovered, clean and dry. Treat them with  HandBand Pro® RIP Balm at night before bed.        Maintaining Your Calluses: Ok, so you've got calluses. Good. Keep them. Just prevent them from ripping! Use a pumice stone on your hands in the shower. Just a light, quick rub....

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Enter Crossfit.

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Enter Crossfit.

We are super excited to announce Amber Bost as HandBand Pro®s newest sponsored athlete! We were drawn to her magnetic personality and giving heart through her IG posts, and getting to know her proves to be inspirational and moving. Read her story below and you'll see why she was chosen to be an HBP Sponsored athlete!   Hi everyone! My name is Amber, and as far as who I am, well, that includes a few titles and a little explanation. Meeting me today, you would find a fit, happy, adventurous woman who is happily married with 2 wonderful (if crazy and chaotic...

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Are You Jumping out of Airplanes??

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Did you even know that in the US alone there are over 3.3 million people who rely on wheelchairs, walkers or crutches for mobility? I am meeting so many incredible people that humble me every day. I can't imagine a day in the life, and yet a lot of these people do so much more than some people I know (myself included). I mean really. I'm beginning to think I'm kind of lazy.

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Upcoming New Releases

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 We wanted you to be the first to know -  We've got some great new colors/fabrics to add to our HandBand Pro® Collections in the coming weeks! You'll soon see:HandBand Pro® (matte) Collection:Code BlueSea GlassOD GreenHandBand Pro® ULTRA Collection:Sea GlassSignature PurpleFor those of you patiently waiting, Ignitor will be back in stock this Saturday, 10/11. There is still a backorder on 'Merica, but we hope to be able to stock this best seller in less than 2 weeks.In case you missed it, there are several retiring prints that are currently on sale. Not many left, but there are some great...

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