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Which Pilates Mat?

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Which Pilates Mat?

Which Pilates Mat? How to choose the right Pilates Mat for you? Exercise mats come in many sizes, colours and thicknesses – it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. It’s often thought that Pilates and Yoga Mats are the same thing, but they each have very different needs. Pilates Mats need firm cushioning to make ensure the exercises are comfortable, (At least 12mm thick) whereas Yoga Mats are usually thinner (Usually between 2 & 6mm thick) as the participant needs to feel the floor during the standing poses. Yoga mats usually have a sticky texture to avoid slipping in poses; this...

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