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Keep Yoga Mat Germs At Bay With This Simple Folding Trick

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Most people roll up their yoga mats after class, but that transfers germs from the underside (floor) to the top side that you stand and lie on--ew! Use this trick to properly fold your yoga mat and keep the top side away from the germy underside.

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Before rolling up your mat, simply fold it in half. That keeps the top side you use touching itself and the bottom/dirty side away from it. Then roll up your mat. Simple and easy! Of course, you should always wipe down your mat before and after each use, too. :-) emoticon
- Submitted by COACH_NICOLE 9/8/2010 in Exercise | 7 Comments
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CONNIE1-11 9/8/2010 3:42:00 PM

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SABLENESS 1/13/2013 9:18:00 AM

    Very sensible; good tip!
DRAGONCHILDE 8/18/2012 3:19:00 PM

    I've been struggling with a ringworm infection, and I'm almost positive I keep re-infecting myself with my yoga mat. I may very well have picked up the infection itself form the gym!
EBLOOMING 1/23/2011 5:31:00 PM

    Thanks Nicole!! emoticon
7WORSHIPS 1/21/2011 8:45:00 AM

    Great tip! I must admit I have been rolling my mat up incorrectly. thanks for this informative tip!! emoticon emoticon
IZZYBEBOP 9/8/2010 7:19:00 PM

    I haven't been wiping mine down, but am definitely going to start to.
1WALKINGMAN 9/8/2010 6:09:00 PM

    That is so logical. Thanks! emoticon

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