This might be fun for a studio looking to match a brand color.
Easy to carry when folded, real rubber, sustainably harvested materials, excellent grip, perfect for travel Cons: It is also made from sustainably-sourced rubber eco win and comes in 5 colours. While some mats can move all over the place—sliding around the floor—this option stays put.
Even if you start to sweat and need to put a yoga towel down, it provides a nice gripping surface. I never quite mastered the folding technique, so I fold it in half and roll it up tightly, but it still works. In addition to your basic yoga mat wear and tear, both the material and the printed design are susceptible to sun damage.
This is no longer a problem. I do a lot of hot yoga and get really sweaty and this mat has been perfect for my needs.
If my hunch is correct, you do not need to spend a small fortune to get a good-quality yoga mat.
Our testers found its smooth polyurethane leather surface easy to wipe down after those intense classes with no residual smell or stickiness. The Liforme mat has a natural, grippy rubber base and smooth, matte polyurethane top. I really liked the textured, bumpy look, and it made for a very comfortable mat on which to do several stretches and yoga routines. As an introduction to your yoga practice without a hefty investment, or even as a backup choice for when your heavy duty mat is drying, the Gaiam Print Premium is a solid option.
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Email Address Sign Up There was an error. List The 8 Best Yoga Apps of 2019. I sweat a lot and have slid off of Jade, Manduka and Gaiam mats but I do not move from the Liforme mat.
The mat is 5mm thick so you'll feel cushioned and padded, but the PVC material keeps it lightweight and portable. User reviews indicate that footprints, dust, and smudges have a tendency to stand out against the matte black.
A good yoga mat should walk the line between being squishy enough to take some of the pressure off your joints, while being dense enough to offer a stable foundation. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. The mat allows you to get deeper into postures thanks to a topcoat that wicks away moisture and makes for a great grip as you sweat.