Sports gloves are a fitness accessory that can serve a multitude of purposes. Sweat dampened palms are not only an annoying by-product of working out, but also a danger while lifting weights or doing other physical activity that requires a firm grip. Sports gloves solve this problem, allowing a firm, safe, and effective grip. Sports gloves are also used regularly in many sports ranging from kickboxing to baseball. Not only do the gloves absorb sweat and make your workout that much more effective, the gloves also provide support for the wrist and protection for the hands from the vigorous activities a serious athlete or body builder puts their body through.