Choose the right womens running gloves
Today’s market offers many different options in the design and style of womens running gloves for female runners. Some are very sleek and slim and designed for the woman who has shorter, slender hands and does not want to have big, bulky grips. These lighter and more flexible women’s running gloves provide a tighter fit with a neutral grip that also feels great to the fingers. The 3M UV and reflective vinyl material make this a perfect running glove for night or day. Check out our mens running gloves and waterproof running gloves too.
As running equipment goes Women’s gloves offer the same in comfort and protection. The thin fabric of many gloves is breathable and allows the skin to breathe while protecting and adding moisture to the hands. Women’s gloves are available in a wide range of thicknesses and styles from ultra-light, thin, airy and thick. Some are for low light running only and some can be used in any situation. These include full fingered, three finger, two fingers and one finger designs. Most come in a neutral color to blend in with any running outfit.
Women’s gloves offer many more options when it comes to choosing the right fit and warmth level. One feature that is standard on all gloves is a thumb extender for extra warmth and protection for the fingertips. These help keep the digits warm when running in cooler weather or under cold running lights. A thumb extender is a quick and simple way to add extra warmth to the fingertips for your next run. Many running brands have versions with this feature included at an affordable price. Look for these features and options when shopping for your running glove.
Features of the best womens running gloves
At the Atlecko running store, we know runners who need a little more added protection from wind and cold weather will find gloves with added protection for the hands and forearms. Wind resistance is important for running in winter, but sometimes it is even more important for running in the winter. Some manufacturers are adding palm guard protection, chafing resistant materials and fleece lining to their winter gloves to provide additional warmth for the hands. Some models also include a thumb flicking device for easy transition from ice to the wind or back again without removing your gloves. These additional features and functions make running in the winter a more enjoyable experience for the athlete.
Women’s gloves with reflective running shoes are designed to keep track of the runner. Low light running makes it easy to become distracted by surroundings so having a pair with high visibility and lightweight design can keep a runner aware of their surroundings at all times. The reflective qualities of some models may also be an added benefit for runners trying to beat the heat. This feature lets runners see their path in the woods or underbrush without having to stop and look at the road. Many of the styles also have slip on grips for added grip when gripping the handlebars.
The best womens running gloves
The perfect glove for cold weather will help keep the hands warm while running. Running in gloves that offer excellent insulation will help keep the fingers and hands warm, even in the lowest temperatures. The glove should have enough room to add a wrist support or to protect the fingertips. Some gloves offer wrist support and padding as part of the glove. This extra support and warmth will help reduce the chance of blisters or finger cramps.
Some gloves have a palm cushion for support and comfort for the palm. The best running gloves will have a seamless transition from the palm to the back of the hand. A transition that leaves the fingers free of knick knacks and out of harm’s way is important to many runners. Runners who enjoy a lightweight glove that doesn’t add much bulk may like the reflective detail of some models. These models also have slip on grips for added grip on the handlebars.