When choosing a yoga mat, there’s a lot of thought that should go into it. There are so many things to consider—the thickness, the weight, its portability, etc. And a yoga mat doesn’t just have to be for yoga! You want something that is supportive and comfortable for your HIIT workouts and also doesn’t slip when you are practicing your warrior positions.
Which One to Choose?
Before you buy a mat, you want to ask yourself these questions—what level of grip does it have? How much does it weigh and what is its thickness? Can I travel with it? What material is it made out of? And lastly, does it require a lot of cleaning?
Once you have answered these questions you can start looking for what you want. If thickness is important to you, look for something over 3mm, to give you extra cushion. If you want a mat that you can take with you, make sure it rolls up nicely and you can pack it easily.
Take Your Time
There are so many mats on the market for you to choose from—it’s worth doing your research and checking what the companies offer. Take your time trying new ones and pick the one that is the most comfortable for you!