What is the best alternative to Manduka PRO?
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During hot yoga sessions, you will sweat a lot, so you need something that can hold up in extremely wet conditions. The colored side of the mat works great for this purpose: it has a great grip sweat absorption, while the antimicrobial additive in the fabric prevents the growth of bacteria, mold, and fungi. See More
Usually, rubber mats aren't as sticky as PVC or foam, but this one has a porous texture that provides a really good grip, even when it's wet from sweat. It's also pretty thin (and, therefore, light) at 3/16 of an inch, yet provides good cushioning for your knees and elbows. See More
Being a fairly thin mat made out of a natural material, the Harmony probably won't serve you more than about a year. It's susceptible to external factors such as direct sunlight and moisture and will eventually start to degrade. If you're looking for a mat that will serve you for many years to come, it would be a good idea to look for thick PVC or plastic options. See More