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For those of us who prefer working out from home, we need a few basic pieces of fitness gear to keep us accountable and help us power through our workouts. Of all the gear we could buy, the simplest and most necessary is a yoga mat. Whether you want to start practicing, refine your poses, or just do some strength training, a yoga mat is essential. If you’re wondering what the best mat is, let us help. We’ve done the research, and we like these 11 options best.
Whether you want something super thick to protect your knees or a thin mat that’s flexible and easy to store, these mats are for everyone who likes to move. Ease your yoga mat confusion, and create a mini home gym anywhere, anytime. Keep on reading to shop our picks!
— Additional reporting by Jenny Sugar