Most people only use exercise mats at their gym. They never consider purchasing one for their home. Some people don’t think there is a big difference between working out on the floor, carpet, or exercise mats. People have many different opinions on exercise mats but the facts still remain. After learning the benefits, decide if using them will benefit you.
Benefits of exercise mats:
They help protect your tailbone, elbows, and knees during floor exercises
Can help you with your balance
Protects sensitive hips
Prevents sweat from going on your floor and carper
Provides more comfort then a regular floor or carpet
Is portable and doesn’t weigh much
Can be stored easily
Most mats are inexpensive
They are easy to clean
They protect your face and body from coming into contact with the things your feet bring in constantly from outside that ends up on the carpet and floor (yuck)
Make sure the mat you purchase lays flat. Long exercise mats are the most useful kinds, especially if you are tall. The thickness of the mat matters, so the thicker the better. Make sure the mat grips the floor and has grips on the surface as well, this will help you avoid injury and aggravation. You can find exercise mats for as little as Eight dollars. For such a small price, are the benefits worth adding one to your routine?