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Take Care of Your Hands

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Posted by Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D – March 28th, 2010

Calluses are pretty much inevitable in CrossFit. And pulling motion, particularly KB swings and Pullups, in high volume will cause them for most people. Maintenance of your hands is essential for consistent training, so here’s a few tips for when your calluses need some TLC!

http://www.beastskills.com/calluses.htm

http://www.crossfitla.com/cms/index.php/Video/index-single/hand/

Here’s a video on the best way to tape your hands with a callus or tear.

http://www.crossfitdavis.com/crossfit-davis-blog/378-how-to-tape-your-hands-for-pull-ups

Post any tips or home remedies that you’ve found work for you. (SudoCream the magic cream works very well on repairing rips, as does the new fangled ‘Hand Jam’!)

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