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5 Bedtime Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight

Do you feel like you are on a mission to lose weight but simply aren’t seeing the results? If you feel that you are successfully implementing a solid exercise routine coupled with a healthy diet and still aren't seeing a change, maybe you are falling short in areas that you didn't even realize were affecting [...]

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Bodyweight Workout Benefits, Best Practices and How-Tos

While being disciplined enough or simply having the luxury to get yourself to the gym every day would be ideal, the odds of not missing a single gym day is very low. Perhaps you're juggling a busy work load, a full school schedule, trying to care for your family or you simply do not have [...]

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The Importance of Choosing a High Quality Yoga Mat

Picture this. You are in yoga class and the teacher guides you into a side plank pose known in Sanskrit as Vasisthasana. The class is heated and you feel the sweat pooling beneath your palm. Your supporting hand begins slipping and suddenly you feel your supporting foot beginning to slide off your yoga mat. Your back [...]

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Need Marathon Motivation? Why We Should All Sign Up for a Race

Hey there fitness friends and Pogamat peeps! Recently a friend of mine asked me to do a half marathon with her. Now, this isn't the first time I've been asked but I've just never gotten around to it, as lame as that sounds. I politely declined and found any excuse (really just to tell myself) [...]

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How to Lose Belly Fat and Reasons You May be Struggling

YOU. GUYS. If you haven't checkout out the new Pogamat Yoga Mat (84" X 27" x 7mm thick) yet, this anti-tear, non-slip exercise mat is extra wide, extra long (7 ft to be exact) and is made of memory foam. Put it on your wishlist or buy it today! You are going to love it! Okay, [...]

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Exercises to do at Work to Improve Health

Ever notice that when you are at work you get so wrapped up in what it is you are doing that you haven’t moved, sometimes for hours on end? It’s easy to forget to get up, move around, stretch or take mental breaks when you are focusing on your work. Maybe you don’t even realize [...]

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Best Meal Prep Storage Containers 

Meal prepping for weight loss and healthier eating (not to mention the many other benefits it provides as explained in our Benefits to Meal Prep blog post) has been gaining in popularity over the past couple years. And the foundation of meal prepping... good storage containers! How you choose to store your meals can make or [...]

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The Benefits of Meal Prepping Including a How-To Guide and Quick Tips

Hey Pogi! We hope you are enjoying summer! Check out our newest Pogamat product- a lightweight, large yoga mat! Heck yes! Ever feel like you’ve gotten into an unhealthy eating routine and you have every intention of getting out of that rut but don’t know quite where to start? Well, we feel ya! This is particularly common [...]

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Pogamat XXL Ranked #6 Best Exercise Mat by Ezvid Wiki

Pogamat is excited to receive the #6 spot for best exercise mat by Ezvid Wiki, alongside other great companies with in the fitness industry.

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Battle of the Stretches: Should You Stretch Before Exercising?

Hey, hey Poga People! Before we "stretch" into the topic of the day, we wanted to say how EXCITED we are about our newest yoga mat launched just last week! Click here to check out the newer, lighter, more portable Pogamat! When I think about stretching (especially pre-workout stretching), I automatically revert back to my high [...]

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Why Breakfast Still Matters (Despite What Some Studies Say)

Hello Pogis! Before we dive into this topic, we wanted to say how EXCITED we are to be launching a new product (less than a week to go!), the new and improved Pogamat XL! Click here to be the first to know when we go live and the mats are available! Now, on to a [...]

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The Only At Home Yoga Guide You Need

Disclaimer: Please exercise caution in attempting any recommended workout and honor your own body. While I am a certified yoga instructor, these views are my perspective alone, based on my own experiences. Always consult a certified yoga instructor, trainer, physical therapist, etc. for additional guidance and instruction. Picture this.... Your alarm goes off abruptly, [...]

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