Dear Overstock: I just wrote a review but it disappeared so I am re-submitting it. I live in a small apartment with no bedroom so I sleep on a cot. I bought the Memory Foam Exercise Mat and then I bought another. Sheer Heaven. I put them both on the cot and I get a wonderful night's sleep (when I can...my dog also likes the cot and insists on sleeping with me...it can get a little tight.) I think everybody should buy these mats...they are as advertised, easy to roll and store and weigh little. I give them five stars. So does my dog.
This mat is so comfortable. I was a little skeptical to see how big it was but since using it in my yoga class I am very happy with it. Whenever I need to do excercises where I need to stand, I simply stand off the mat to do those exerices.
Great item. I had problems with my back and floor moves. This is perfect! Only down side is storage of this big item, it takes up alot of room and not so easy to roll back up. But that seems a small deal in comparison to the comfort and ease on my back.
Just received my Memory Foam Exercise Mat and it's great! Now I can do many of my floor exercises that I couldn't do before. I am just getting over a case of PHN and anyone who has or had PHN knows that anything and everything you do hurts. Including clothes, sheets, etc. This mat is so soft and conforms to your body that it takes away the pain and lets you do your exercises. It is also great for meditating. Our dog Tucker has also figured out how great it is too! Thanks for carrying a great product.
I originally ordered this mat as a portable massage mat...but it can be used for so many other things, such as an extra bed when my kids have sleep overs...as a suntan mat....etc. It was much thicker and durable than I expected - and comfortable - WOW!! It is also very lightweight, and rolls up fairly compact...it can go anywhere you travel. EXCELLENT buy...I'm ordering another one!! :)
Size wise...It wasn't at all what I was expecting. It was a lot thinker than I thought. It is a very big item....so if space is an issue I do not recommend it. Performance is ok. You do sink into the mat a little more than the description states however, it does give just enough support for doing sit-ups. I probably would have bought the smaller one if I had known that. All in all it is a good durable product. And I like the removable cover for washing.
I LOVE this mat. It's nice and thick. My tailbone really digs into the floor when I do floor exercises - my regular mat wasn't helping enough. This mat is thick enough that I can do a full 60 minute pilates routine and not have a sore tailbone the next day! My son asked take this mat to scout camp to sleep on. The cover zips off so it appears that the cover could be laundered - but I haven't decided yet if I want to let my precious mat out of my sight. It is rather expensive - double or triple the cost of a regular mat - but in my case it was worth it.
I bought three of these Pilates Mats - one for me and two for friends. We all LOVE them! They are very comfortable and make it easy to complete the Pilates moves on a hard surface. I would recommend these mats to everyone who does Pilates and maybe even for a nap mat.
I bought this mat mainly to serve as a topper on a boat foam mattress. The extra piece of memory foam ensures a much more restful sleep. And the transportability makes it easy to store. I imagine it would work well at home, too, such as a topper for a sleep sofa mattress. I like the fact that the cover is removable and washable. I used it once in a yoga class but found it too high off the ground for some poses.