Do Your Shin Guard Pads Have An Odor Problem?

If your family athlete wears them, his or her shin guard pads have been saturated with sweat, flakes of skin, body oil and grime since the first day of practice. That combination creates a perfect host environment for growing the kind of bacteria that causes unwelcome odor. But, what’s a mom to do? Your child needs the protection that the shin guards provide and the comfortable cushion that the pads provide. So, you just accept that the odor permeating the shin guard pads is a part of the athletic life, right? Wrong! What you need is a set of shin
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3 Tricks to Keeping Your Kids’ Shin Guards, Pads, and Other Gear Smelling Fresh

Ever opened the door to your vehicle and hit a cloud of “sports stench?” It’s not a pretty smell. Those kids in your carpool have shin guards, pads, uniforms, and other gear to haul around, and after practices and games, they smell like…well, let’s just say, they smell less than fresh, which in turn, means that your car will smell less than fresh. So what can a savvy mom do to get rid of that B.O. smell once and for all? Here are our best three tricks for keeping sports equipment – shin guards, pads, and more – from making
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