Extra long yoga mats

Review: Gaiam Athletic Yoga Series Extra-Large Mat

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everyone if you’re tired of those short

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skinny yoga mats then stick around as we

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take a look at the gyeom athletic

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extra-long yoga mat now here’s the mat

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as it arrives and you can see the

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protective label that’s around the mat

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this is the gyeom duramet athletic yoga

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mat and its features are that it’s five

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millimeters thick 78 inches long and

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it’s an extra wide yoga mat the yoga

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mats come in several different colors I

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have the blue one and the yoga mat

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actually has two surfaces that you can

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choose to use so this top blue surface

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is smooth and it’s slightly sticky to

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the feel the other side of the yoga mat

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is a darker gray and it has kind of a

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textured feel to it kind of like it

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feels like corduroy fabric like on

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corduroy pants here’s a close-up of the

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width of the yoga mat again it’s five

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millimeters thick and it’s a fusion of

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two different colors this mat which they

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call dura mat is made of compressed PVC

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and it actually has a relatively firm

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texture to it

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I’ve used this yoga mat on hardwood

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floors and I feel that to me

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it gives sufficient padding here’s a

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close-up of the textured side of the

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yoga mat and you can see the gyeom label

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which is printed on this side of the mat

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while using this yoga mat on hardwood

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floors I didn’t really find much of a

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difference whether I used this side of

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the yoga mat up or this side of the yoga

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mat up in terms of the mat slipping the

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mat seemed to grip the wood floors

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pretty well and as far as the mat

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sliding on the floor I didn’t really

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have any troubles where I did have a

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little trouble with the yoga mat I found

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that my hands and feet were a little

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slippery on the yoga mat when I got

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really hot and sweaty so you may want to

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be careful when using this yoga mat

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especially if your workouts are really F

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and you’d get really hot and sweaty the

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other thing I’ll point out about this

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yoga mat is that it’s not a lightweight

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yoga mat it clocks in at about seven

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pounds so this yoga mat is probably

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going to do best if you keep it at home

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in your home gym rather than carrying it

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with you on travel on the positive side

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this yoga mat is 26 inches wide so for

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me this gives me enough room to be able

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to put my hands down on the mat and

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still do a simple pushup

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for example and at 78 inches long this

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yoga mat should be long enough if you’re

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over 510 and it’s plenty long if you’re

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under 510 so I found this guy in the

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open mat to be a good quality yoga mat

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it’s made of compressed PVC which feels

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relatively durable and the yoga mat is

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especially good if you’d like your mats

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to have a little extra room being extra

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wide and extra long however this mat

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might not be the best if you work up a

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sweat or if you want to carry it with

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you on travel so I hope this review has

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