AmazonBasics Textured Shock-Absorption Yoga Mat

Last updated: September 22, 2022


We like the added length of the AmazonBasics Extra Thick Exercise Mat, 1/2-Inch as it creates more room to ensure you always stay on your mat during your practice. The carrying strap is a nice bonus and the 1/2-inch thick mat feels extra comfortable to stand or lay on.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: The AmazonBasics Extra Thick Exercise Mat, 1/2-Inch is a long and comfortable yoga mat.

In our analysis of 166 expert reviews, the AmazonBasics Textured Shock-Absorption Yoga Mat placed 12th when we looked at the top 22 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Take your workout to the next level with help from this AmazonBasics 1/2-inch extra-thick yoga and exercise mat. Perfect for home or studio use, the high-quality mat not only defines your personal workout space, but it also creates a beneficial layer of cushioning between you and the floor. Use the mat for anything from yoga or Pilates to stretching, meditation, and other strengthening or restorative floor exercises.

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Stephanie Mansour   
Certified Personal Trainer, Health and Wellness Expert

Stephanie Mansour, host of “Step It Up with Steph” on public broadcasting, has been coaching women for over a decade on how to lose weight and make it last. She has a Bachelor of Arts in communications with an emphasis on women’s studies and psychology from the University of Michigan. She holds certifications in life coaching, personal training, yoga and Pilates.

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