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The short answer? Bacteria. Your skin is covered in them, and they absolutely love the oils that secrete from your skin. Unfortunately, most people don’t love the scents that secrete from the bacteria, in fact far from it. That combination of oils and bacteria also rub off onto your clothes whatever else is touching your skin, and it’s in copious amounts when you’re working out. So now your sports equipment wreaks of bacteria waste product, and you’re wondering how to eliminate that odor so everyone in a 50 foot radius of you doesn’t pass out. The solution? Matguard. You can’t...

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For the most part people can guess where MRSA hangs out and grows, putting people at risk for one of the deadliest skin infections out there: gyms, health clubs, prisons, schools, hospitals, etc. But did you know a large percentage of people regularly carry staph on their skin without even noticing? In fact, one of the most popular spots for staph to live on someone is right on their nose. It doesn’t necessarily mean there’s a skin infection, but it can be if proper hygiene isn’t used. Let Matguard help you with that part. By using the wet wipes on...

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Author: Dan SeidenbergOwner and founder of wrestlingreality.com It is no secret that skin disease has always been a common issue in sports, but that does not mean we have to accept that for what it is. While we may not be able to eliminate skin disease entirely, there are ways to minimize its presence, and it starts with creating awareness. Ask a dozen people how to survive a zombie apocalypse; they will rattle off a wide range of tips and strategies as if they have survived one before. Ask a group of people how to prevent skin disease; there is...

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Work out at all? Then you know what smelly sports clothes and gear is like. No one likes that smell, and it comes from your own skin bacteria. But that bacteria isn’t just a source of smell, it’s a source of skin infections as well. While the simple remedy for clothes is to just throw them in the washing machine, what do you do about the stuff that you can’t throw in, like your sneakers, or shin guards, or helmets, or anything like that? You could soak them in water mixed with a cleaning product and let them dry out,...

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How do you fight an INVISIBLE ENEMY? This foe isn’t one you’d want to wrestle with, so you’ve got to beat it before it hits! MRSA, as well as a broad spectrum of skin infections put your health and all your hardwork on the line. Wrestlers in particular, are at high risk of exposure to infected persons and contaminated objects. All it takes is physical contact. Simply put, you can be caught unaware, and the culprit can be anywhere! We at Matguard USA are ON YOUR TEAM in the fight against skin infections, and we’d love for you to know...

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