Fila Fail. Ripped seams only after 28 days of use…sigh.

Last Updated on September 24, 2020 by Michael Brockbank

Fila Fail. Ripped seems only after 28 days of use…sigh.

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I only had the gloves for less than a month and the seam across the wrist already popped. I suppose it’s better than having the whole glove fall apart and shred like the cheap brand at Target did. Luckily, I can easily sew the seam back into place and keep going.

Aside from the threading coming apart, these gloves haven’t been too bad. Although I think the $10 Gold’s Gym weighted gloves are of better quality, I do like how these feel. I’m just not convinced they are worth double the price.

Still, the Fila weighted gloves have helped me burn through a lot of calories this month. I also like how my upper body feels and looks thanks to the added weights on my hands during game play of the Xbox Kinect.

As soon as I can afford to buy another pair of the Gold’s Gym gloves, I’ll do a side-by-side comparison of how many calories I burn. It will be interesting to see how much of a difference a one-pound glove has compared to a 1.5-pound glove.

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Since 2015, Michael has put in the effort to lose more than 80 pounds by gamifying fitness and eating proper portion sizes. He conducts extensive research into various health and fitness products to provide the best answers possible according to his own experience and knowledge.

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