September 25, 2014
Yoga is pretty low maintenance as far as fitness programs go. You don’t need much more than your body and the right yoga mat. However, there are a lot of great yoga mat accessories both for practical purposes, and some that can help with your practice, should you decide you’d like to expand your horizons. Here’s a look at some of the most popular yoga mat accessories.
Yoga Mat Shoulder Straps – We offer these handy straps at Pogamat. They make it so much easier to transport your mat, they keep the mat rolled up tight, and also feature a ring where you can attach your keys or water bottle.
Yoga Towels – These towels fit over your yoga mat and absorb excess sweat to keep you from sliding around.
Yoga or Toe Socks – Functional socks with full or half toes help you get a good grip on your mat.
Yoga Gloves – Just like yoga socks, these provide extra traction, particularly helpful when practicing hot yoga.
Yoga Mat Spray and Wipes – Keeps your mat clean, fresh and germ free.
Yoga Blocks and Bolsters – These provide added support, help deepen stretches and reduce strain.
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