Elite Sports Deodorizer Review

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Elite Sports is a brand that is well-known among boxers, wrestlers, mixed martial artists, and other combat sports enthusiasts. This is because they produce some of the best options in clothing, gear, and other products to keep your routine comfortable and fun. The Elite Sports Deodorizer is a great addition to this brand’s already stellar lines. It will help dry out your sweaty gear and ensure you don’t have to be the smelly one in the gym. No one wants their protective equipment, gym bag, gloves, and shoes to be noticeably smelly. Finding the right product to combat that can be difficult. This item works brilliantly and it won’t take long to completely remove the stench from your fitness-related equipment. It is not quite as versatile as a spray or a powder but will do an excellent job for the items you can slide them into. While the scent is a bit strong in the beginning it does dissipate over time. It is important to note that even when the smell dies down the effectiveness of this product is excellent. There are no artificial fragrances used in this product, nor does it contain any chemicals. This is great news for those of you that are sensitive to these types of things. Overall, customers are very happy with how this product handles the smell associated with their sweaty routines.

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros
  • Convenient To Use
  • Long-Lasting
  • Great At Absorbing Moisture
  • Reduces Foul Smells Quickly
  • Trusted Brand
  • Perfect For Shoes & Gloves
  • Size Good For Small Openings
Cons
  • Strong Scent In Beginning
  • Not As Versatile
  • Limited Information

Brand

Elite Sports is a brand that is lead by mixed martial artists. It came to fruition because as the popularity in MMA blew up so did the market for equipment. They could see that the items being offered were not of good quality. Deciding to make an impact and change the world of clothing, protective equipment, footwear, and gear, this brand spent the time to research and develop some truly great products. Built to last and fit into a variety of budgets you are sure to be able to find what you need to reach your goals in fitness and your favorite activities. When you participate in hard-hitting sports like Brazillian Ju-Jitsu, Kung Fu, Boxing, or Wrestling there are a lot of different pieces to collect to ensure you stay safe and comfortable during all of your training sessions. Knowing you can easily find what you are looking for and that it will be great quality is a major bonus to shopping with this brand. Consumers have been trusting them for generations and will continue to do so as they continue to provide some of the best options available in the market today.

Scent

It has been noted by consumers that when you first start to use this product the scent is quite strong. Over the course of time, it will appreciate quite a bit. It is important to note that even though the scent will fade to the effectiveness of this product will not. There is no variety of scents available. They all smell like Cedar. The smell of Cedar is quite pleasant. Consumers are happy with the way this product performs and while the scent is a bit much in the beginning it is not so ridiculous that you need to put your equipment in a totally separate room. Cedar does an excellent job at absorbing odors and not simply covering them up. Overall, it is a clean and nice scent that is much preferred over the sweaty gym smells that we are all used to. Even after descent dies down some you will always get a bit of that refreshing Cedar after using this product.

Versatility

You'll be getting a bit of Versatility when you use this item, however, it is not as versatile as other deodorizing options. Due to the shape of this product, it won't be very useful for equipment like shin guards and chest protectors. You will, however, be able to easily use it in basically any glove that you need to. This includes items like boxing gloves, lacrosse gloves, baseball gloves, and More. In addition, you will be able to use these bags inside of your smelly Footwear. You can use it in your day-to-day shoes, wrestling shoes, boxing shoes, and more. Customers have noted that they have even used this product inside their gym bags and lockers. It will do a great job at removing odors anywhere it can hang or fit inside. Overall, this is a fairly versatile product. If you are looking for an item that will remove smells from those hard to clean products you might want to look towards a deodorizing spray or powder.

Materials

The outside material of each bag is made of fabric. The fabric that they use is excellent at absorbing moisture. This will play a major role in helping to dry out your gloves are shoes between uses. When you reduce the oyster inside of these items you will naturally reduce the smell. It will also help to keep your gear in excellent condition as it will suffer from less breakdown. There is also a strap attaching the to deodorizing bags that make it very convenient to hang your gloves or shoes. All of the materials used in this product are exceptionally durable and well-made so that you will get excellent longevity of use. As for what is inside of these bags it is unclear. It is Cedar scented and filled with natural materials that will absorb a great amount of moisture. This helps to decrease the bacterial buildup that happens when you leave equipment soaked in sweat.

Design

This product is designed to fit into small openings with ease. There are two bags attached by a strap. They're shaped slightly more narrow at the top and larger at the bottom. Similar to that of a teardrop. They are fourteen inches in length and at their widest point, they are four inches. They come in at about two and a half inches thick. The size of this makes them easy to fit into a huge variety of gloves. Narrow openings will be no problem for these deodorizers. As noted above, the strap that is connecting the two pieces is exceptionally convenient. You'll be able to hang your gloves or your shoes from your gear bag or on a hook in your home gym. This will give them a stable place to dry out and freshen up in between uses. Overall, this is a solid design for this type of freshness inducing item.

Longevity

One of the downfalls of this product is that there is not a plethora of information on it. After scouring through reviews and the little information that is available we have found that you're going to get decent longevity of use out of this product. We have surmised this by comments from a customer stating that the strong smell that this product starts with starts to dissipate after about six months worth of use. What we can gather from this is that you are going to get plenty more than a half a year out of each pair. You will likely be looking at more than one year's worth of deodorizing power. The fact that you will not need to replace this item frequently is obviously something that is appreciated. Knowing that you have a reliable deodorizer that will keep your equipment dry and fresh is an aspect that everyone is looking for.

Effectiveness

Basically, all consumers agree that this product is very effective. It is made of materials that will do an excellent job of absorbing moisture and there for combating foul odors. You'll notice a difference after the first time of using this item. It has been noted many times that it may take a couple of uses before removing the odor from products that are already truly smelly. You will, however, notice a significant difference right away. Some products, like this one, need four or five different uses before you notice any significant change. So, the fact that this product will start working immediately is the major advantage. In addition to this, this product is effective for a long period of time. It appears as if you will get more than a year's worth of effective use out of this item. It's nice to know that without making a major investment you will be able to have fresh gloves, shoes, and gear bags for the foreseeable future.

Advantages

One of the major advantages of using this product is its ability to absorb moisture. When you are training hard in Combat Sports like boxing and Judo you can work up a serious sweat. This will soak into your gear and over the course of time can cause damage to the materials. Using this item will quickly remove moisture and in turn improve the longevity of use you get out of your equipment. This product also smells great and while it may be a bit potent in the beginning it does dull overtime. All of the nasty odors that you have associated with your gear will be eliminated. You will be getting good on Jeopardy of use out of this product which means you won't have to worry about sing it often or your gear starting to smell bad again. This product is fast-acting. You won't have to wait an exceptional amount of time for the foul smells to be completely removed.

Disadvantages

We feel as if one of the largest disadvantages in regards to this product is its versatility. While it will do a great job in a variety of different gloves and shoes you are not going to be able to use this product for your protective gear. Another thing that is commonly mentioned from consumers is the fact that this product is very strong smelling to begin with. The scent of it will die down over the course of time, however, you are going to have to put up with it for approximately six months. The only other real negative we see with this product is the lack of information that is available on it. There are not a ton of reviews nor does the brand's website give us the ins-and-outs of the product. It's hard to put full faith into an item that you can't find accurate information on. Overall, some of these disadvantages may make this product less desirable than others that are currently available to you today.

Value

Consumers feel as if this item is a pretty good value. It does an excellent job at removing odors from your gloves or shoes. It is not quite as versatile which does decrease the overall value when comparing it with others in the same class. The design is simply not conducive to all types of equipment. The price tag associated with this item is quite reasonable. Basically everyone will be able to work it into their budget with ease. Due to the fact that you're going to get good longevity of use the price becomes even more fair. You will have a reliable set of glove deodorizers for the foreseeable future. There are certainly more Pros to this product than cons. Most are exceptionally satisfied with their experience and we are certain that you will be too. It may just require you to purchase other deodorizing sprays and powders for those hard to care for pieces of equipment.

Bottom Line

This is a solid choice when looking for a set of glove deodorizers. They offer a limited amount of Versatility, however, they will do an excellent job in the pieces of equipment you can use them in. They will fit easily into small openings which is a major advantage for those of you that wear smaller-sized boxing gloves or MMA mitts. They are quite affordable and offer a good amount of views before needing replaced. You won't have to worry about replenishing them the way you would sprays or powders. The cedar sent that this product has is well regarded by consumers. They find it to be fresh and pleasant. Overall, there are a few disadvantages that come with this product, however, for what it is it does a pretty good job. Especially, when you consider how much it costs.