1 Before buying, take an eraser with you and wipe the yoga mat with it to see if the material is easy to crack?
- Compared with the traditional yoga mat made of PVC, the eco-friendly yoga mat mixed with natural latex and hemp has a slightly higher price, but it will be better for the human body and the environment.
When the economy allows, it may be considered.
- Gently push the surface of the mat with the palm of your hand. It should feel dry. If there is too much foaming agent left on the surface of the mat, it will feel wet and slippery. It is easy to slip and fall when you practice on it.
4 Use your thumb and forefinger to pinch the yoga mat, and try to see how pressure resistant it is. The elastic yoga mat has a more protective effect on the human body.
- Practitioners who are new to yoga can choose a little more mature, such as 6mm thick; Yoga mats with a thickness of about 3.5mm-5mm can be used if there is a certain foundation.
Some people may say that they often use the common mat to practice yoga without discomfort. his
The real reason is very simple. After the germs in unclean yoga and dreams are transmitted to the human body, they do not get sick immediately, but hide on the surface of the skin for a long time
Once the human body's immunity declines, it will launch an attack, leading to various infectious skin diseases.
According to the doctor, the yoga mat that is not cleaned may contain bacteria, fungi and dust mites.
Among them, bacteria can cause Maoxiangyan, and fungi can easily cause body rub and beriberi. The biggest threat of sitting mites to people with allergic constitution is to induce allergic dermatitis and asthma.
In the United States, there are many kinds of yoga mat cleaning wipes, sprays, or yoga gloves, foot covers and other products recommended to consumers, while in China, the above products are more common. TCM students suggest that the best way to prevent infection is to self massage yoga mat.
In addition, after exercise, you must choose the bath gel containing bacteriostatic ingredients for bathing, and the fitness clothes should be soaked in disinfectant, or washed and dried in the sun for a long time.
Some people may think that it is easy to solve this problem. When you go to practice yoga, you can use some disinfecting wipes and wipe the yoga mat. However, doctors do not advocate this seemingly easy way. Because, commonly used disinfecting products
The whole cushion is not wetted during use, and the cleaning and sterilization effect is not as good as
The standard does not work.
It is very important to choose a suitable yoga mat, because yoga mats are essential for yoga practice, which can be said to accompany us for a long time. Therefore, we should be careful when choosing yoga mats, and listen to the guidance of professionals. It is very helpful for us to choose yoga mats.