Should i work out on a yoga matt?

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Mar 24, 2017 7:27am
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Working out is hard for my joints as it is and i gotta start getting calcium and my yoga matt i just returned said it causes birth defects and cancer cuz the chemicals so ill get a new one.also does a yoga matt make yoga much easier ?
24 Mar
Great observation. Manduka makes PVC-free mats, just google non toxic yoga mats, there are several companies, like Rawganics who sell Hemp mats.... since I sweat tons when I do yoga (especially during Breakti sessions which is breakdance mixed with yoga), I usually put a large towel over my mat, that, btw is also a way to avoid inhalation of any possibly toxic fumes from rubber mats. ... You will definitely need a yoga mat as some of the asanas (poses) require bearing weight on knee or elbow, I do lots of Ashtanga and spend sometimes a great deal of my...
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