Better Chalk - Is Chalk Important? Does Brand Matter?

When Spider Chalk started making liquid chalk in 2015, our purpose was to create a better product. Liquid chalk brands focused on price instead of quality because they figured most athletes either don't care or can't tell a difference.

In order to have a cheap price you have to use cheap ingredients which makes a cheap product. 

The Spider Chalk Difference

We knew in order to make a superior product we had to reach out for guidance so we contracted top chemists in the skin care and cosmetics industry to developed our formula. Strangely enough, none of these chemists had never been approached by a sports chalk company and they were excited to work on the project!

After several meetings, the chemists were confident there were ways to improve sports chalk. Their advice: Use high-quality ingredients.

We only use pure, uncut, double-refined magnesium carbonate from a lab in the USA who tests every batch for purity. We receive paperwork proving the quality of our laboratory-grade chalk which is a superior drying agent compared to other imported chalks.

Spider Chalk sticks to your hands better, dries your hands better, and lasts significantly longer than low-grade chalk. And hundreds of thousands of athletes agree.

Why It Matters

For athletes who care about performance, grip is one of the most important aspects that will increase potential. Anyone who has climbed an intense route, grabbed a heavy barbell, or had sweaty hands during competition knows that the seemingly trivial concept of grip matters.

Most athletes will spend $120 on a pair of shoes then go buy $1 chalk. That makes no sense at all! 

If your hands are slimy even after you chalk up, that means you are buying bad chalk!

Try our liquid chalk and feel the difference. Don't cheat on your grip!


Spider Chalk also manufactures block chalk, refillable chalk balls, powder chalk and chunky chalk. Since September 2017, Spider Chalk has been the #1 selling gym chalk worldwide with more than 120,000 customers in 23 countries.

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