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A Tip To Increase Cardio Equipment Hygiene And Comfort...

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Bring a pair of longish cotton socks with you to your elliptical, treadmill or exercise bike of choice, and put the socks over whatever hand-bar you're going to grasp onto. If it's an elliptical you're using, you can slip the socks down over the arm grips; for the treadmill, you can put them over your own hands or tie them in grippable knots around the horizontal bar. Holding onto a cotton-covered bar is SO much more tractioned, comfortable and DRY than a slippy, sweaty piece of plastic!!

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I do this on my home elliptical all the time! I used tie-dyed socks -- adds color to my workout! :)
- Submitted by PUFFPASTRY 10/27/2010 in Exercise | 1 Comments
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THEEASYKILL30 3/11/2012 1:24:00 PM

    This is not a bad idea! I'll have to try it the next time I use the machines at the gym.

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