To comfortably practise yoga or pilates, it’s important to have a calm and peaceful environment along with a good yoga mat. This will protect your back and your joints by absorbing impacts; a must-have product for practising zen activities. To choose a floor mat, identify these different aspects: the size, thickness and resistance to wear.
WELLNESS, PRACTISED ON THE GROUND
Stretching, yoga, fitness and other similar activities are considered to be wellness practices. Disciplines that unite form and relaxation. For all of your movements, whether you’re sitting or laying down, it is recommended to use a floor mat. This will protect your back and your joints by absorbing impacts, and it will provide optimum comfort, a necessary element for practising zen activities.
WHAT SIZE, THICKNESS AND DURABILITY TO CHOOSE FOR MY FLOOR MAT?
To correctly choose your floor mat, pay attention to
THE MAT DIMENSIONS
To avoid practising your exercise directly on the ground, choose a mat that is bigger than you are.
The thickness of your mat is essential. During relaxation sessions (yoga), opt for a thick floor mat to protect you from the heat, the cold or even the humidity on the ground. During dynamic sessions, opt for a floor mat that is thick enough to absorb impact. In general, avoid mats that are too soft and too thick, on which you risk twisting your ankle, wrist or other joints.
ITS RESISTANCE TO WEAR
A floor mat is not very expensive. But watch out for the entry price ones. Above all, choose a floor mat that withstands repetition from exercises.
A final word of advice: choose a non-slip material.