It is generally not recommended to clean boxing gloves in a washing machine, as it can damage the gloves and affect their shape, padding, and effectiveness. However, if you want to wash your boxing gloves, there are a few things you can try:
- Use a disinfectant spray: Before and after using the gloves, you can spray them with a disinfectant spray to help kill bacteria and odor.
- Wipe them down: After each use, wipe the gloves down with a damp cloth to remove any sweat or dirt.
- Air dry: Allow the gloves to air dry completely after each use, and store them in a well-ventilated area to help prevent odor and bacteria growth.
- Use specialized glove deodorizers: You can purchase specialized glove deodorizers that are designed to help eliminate odor and bacteria.
If you still want to wash your boxing gloves
, you can try putting them in a laundry bag or pillowcase and washing them on a delicate cycle with cold water. However, be sure to check the manufacturer's instructions and use a gentle detergent. After washing, let the gloves air dry completely.