How to Clean Your Muay Thai Shorts

October 04, 2017

How to Clean Your Muay Thai Shorts

How to Clean Your Muay Thai Shorts

In the recent times, Muay Thai has been getting a lot of praise all over the world. It is growing as one of the most popular martial arts forms due to its strong style. Over the years, the level of brutality of this art of four limbs has been reduced quite a lot and today, Muay Thai is being practiced outside of Thailand as well. The powerful strikes, picture perfect formations, and execution of moves give it an edge over other martial arts forms. Muay Thai seems best when it is practiced in the right Muay Thai gear.

One of the most significant parts of the Muay Thai gear is the Muay Thai shorts. The vibrant colors and Thai fonts give a very attractive feel to the Thai boxing shorts. This is the reason why Muay Thai shorts are also admired and worn by people who don’t practice Muay Thai. One of the aspects that make these shorts different to others is that these are quite short in length as compared to shorts of other martial arts. Due to the short length, many people practice Muay Thai in MMA shorts but the real enthusiasts love Muay Thai shorts and use them as the main outfit.

Material

Most commonly, Muay Thai shorts are made using satin, nylon, or cotton. The best shorts, however, are made with Satin. Shorts made with satin are comfortable to wear and have a very smooth feel. Satin is also known for its glossy surface. The material is quite durable to withstand the violence level of the sports. Moreover, it is also easy to clean these shorts.

MUAY THAI SHORTS BY WORLD MMA GEAR MADE FROM SATIN

How to Clean Muay Thai Shorts

Cleanliness and hygiene have no shortcut. If you are a regular practitioner of Muay Thai, you should wash them to make them last longer. However, you cannot wash them with your other clothes. Here are a few steps using which you can easily wash your Muay Thai shorts.

Refer to Care Label

Before going anywhere else, always read the label on the shorts to see what you need to do to wash your shorts. If your shorts does not have any label, there is no need to panic. You can try the following steps.

Always Use Warm Water

It is highly recommended to use warm water while washing your shorts. Cold water cannot remove all the stains in polyester and satin and it is also quite possible that the sweat may not remove completely from the fibers if you use cold water. Warm water also softens the fabric and makes it comfortable to wear.

Turn Shorts Inside Out

Before washing your shorts, it is advisable to turn the shorts inside out. Not only will it help in removing all the stains but it will also prevent the colors from fading. Moreover, it also reduces the chances of the embroideries peeling off when they rub against each other or other clothes.

Hand Wash

Muay Thai shorts are quite strong to withstand the toughness of a washing machine. If you are using a mild detergent without bleach, these shorts can be washed in a washing machine without any difficulty. All you need to make sure is that the machine is set to delicate cycle. In order to take extra care of the shorts, you can pack the shorts in a net bag and then wash in a washing machine. For best results and increased life of the Thai boxing shorts, you should wash them with your hands. Washing the shorts with hands eliminates any risk of the shorts getting damaged or deforming. Always use light detergent and soak the clothes for around 5 minutes in warm water. Once you have washed the shorts, try not to twist them too much. Doing this can strain the fabric and make them lose their original shape.

Do Not Dry in a Drier

Once you have washed your Muay Thai Shorts, do not put them in a drier. You can just let them dry on their own. You should also make sure that they are not exposed to direct sunlight because the color will fade away. Satin easily gets dry indoors so you don’t have to worry at all.

These are some steps you can follow to clean your Muay Thai shorts and train in a hygienic way. By following these steps, you make sure that your Muay Thai gear lasts longer and you don’t have to purchase another one anytime soon.






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