Rated 4 out of 5 by Fancynance Great idea, but could be a bit more durable.
I received these gloves with my Turbo Jam kit and love them. There are pros and cons of course and I have listed them below. I do wash these frequently and have had them for about 5 yrs. I was them separately on the delicate cycle and air dry them, because let's face it, if you are working hard, you will sweat and they will stink :)
Pros are that they fit comfortably, don't shift when you are throwing punches around, they are a good weight to start, and they can last a long time with care.
Cons are the velcro starts to not stick so well (luckily I sew, so I bought some velcro and stitched it on myself), the fabric starts to deteriorate and causes holes (no sand has leaked out yet, it is the blue covering), the gloves could be about an inch longer (the part that wraps around your wrist doesn't line up quite evenly with my wrist and i have to stretch it a bit), and they should be available in different weights as you get stronger and used to the workouts.
All said and done, they have lasted me a long time. I have found similar gloves online for half the price that look to be exactly the same, and when it's time to buy a new pair, will probably do that, mainly for the fact that they are available in a heavier weight and color.
December 7, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by hillaryDIY Great gloves, wish I could wash them
I work out everyday. And I wear these gloves everyday. I love them! The problem is, I have gone through about 3 pairs in 2 years and they get very sweaty and (I know this sound gross) but they really start to stink. This is after about 6 months of daily intense use. The velco also starts to not hold so well, as it too get very sweaty.
That said, I would totally recommend these glove. If you are going to use them everyday, buy several pairs.
I also wish they came in a bit more weight. But then I assume the velco really wouldn't hold.
November 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by PetraR Awesome Results
I have used the weighted gloves for the last 3-4 years with my Turbo Fire workouts and the results have been amazing! I would recommend these to anyone that wants diamond cut defined shoulders and arms.
October 24, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by KCLee Nice idea, poor execution
I loved the idea of these gloves and really had a great time with them but after the second workout I noticed the stitching was coming undone. One more work out in the stitching completely came out and the finger loops were no more. No problems with the sand coming out however like other customers mentioned. I spoke to customer service and they sent me a new pair no problem, and I thought maybe if I was a little bit gentler with the new pair it wouldn't be an issue. When I got the new pair even though I'm following all of the instructions the stitchings started to come out after one work out! Great idea but really poor quality.
July 8, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Primo The concept is good but it does not hold up well
I have a pair and I love the fact that I can put them on and do day to day activities with them on but after the third use the stitching holding in the weight material started to unravel and little round pellets would slowly leak out.
The only other problem is one size fits most. I do not have big hands and fingers but they are too big for these gloves. The thumb holes are too tight for my thumbs which limits the time of use.
June 16, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by 21dayfixer Way too Small
I can't even wear these. I struggled to get them on, then couldn't close my hand into a fist because they're too small. The two fingers that go through the holes rapidly had their circulation cut off and I needed to take them off. Displeased.
May 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Laur Need to add more weight to those gloves?
I have been using my weighted gloves for years, and have only replaced them once, but in agreement with the first customer who wrote that she also wanted heavier weighted gloves once she had plateaued on these 1.5pound pair, I have been doing my workouts now using 2 or even 3 pairs of gloves all strapped onto my hands, stacked one ontop of the other to total about 3 lbs per hand and it's not really uncomfortable, I got used to it, plus it adds so much to amping up the workout and really shaping up the shoulders....amazing challenge!
February 18, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by OceanGirl Love the weighted gloves. Wish they came heavier
Had no problems with these weights. Felt they added to my workout especially with my arms. Felt stronger after adding them. Now that I am used to this weight, I was looking to see if I could buy them in heavier weights....like 2,3 or even 5 pounds. Very disappointed they are not available.
January 20, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by 3kids I love using the weighted gloves, but I would love gloves that can be washed. These also fell apart and tore after about 9 months of use.
November 26, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by yogee We got the gloves in HIP HOP ABS and used them very little due to the velcro not staying together .. Id put them on and the velcro would not stick together.. Hate them .. Would not recommend these at all.
October 4, 2014