Top Care Tips to Avoid Spreading Coronavirus on Your Shoes

During the current COVID-19 crisis, have you considered that virus particles could be picked up on your shoes? While unlikely, it is definitely possible for the coronavirus to survive on the outside of a shoe, just as it can travel on clothing or other objects. A mask and gloves is a great start for protection, but if you really want to take precautions to prevent the spread, you should make a few simple changes when it comes to your shoes.

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How to Keep Your Yoga Mat Clean (and When it's Time to Replace It)

Between minding your breath, balancing in tree pose, and avoiding a face plant during crow pose, a yoga practice gives you plenty to think about. So it’s easy to overlook the care and upkeep of your mat. 

Still, reasons to keep your yoga mat clean abound (even if you aren’t a germaphobe). A clean mat is safer and healthier for anyone who uses it. 

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Bottom sole of athletic shoe against red background
06/10/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
During the current COVID-19 crisis, have you considered that virus particles could be picked up on your shoes? While unlikely, it is definitely possible for the coronavirus to survive on the outside... read more
Bearded man outdoors holding rolled yoga mat
01/03/2020
Between minding your breath, balancing in tree pose, and avoiding a face plant during crow pose, a yoga practice gives you plenty to think about. So it’s easy to overlook the care and upkeep of your... read more
Bottom sole of athletic shoe against red background
06/10/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
During the current COVID-19 crisis, have you considered that virus particles could be picked up on your shoes? While unlikely, it is definitely possible for the coronavirus to survive on the outside... read more
Bearded man outdoors holding rolled yoga mat
01/03/2020
Between minding your breath, balancing in tree pose, and avoiding a face plant during crow pose, a yoga practice gives you plenty to think about. So it’s easy to overlook the care and upkeep of your... read more