Whether for commercial or personal use, gyms can be quite a handful to maintain. They are full of various different types of exercise equipment that each come at very expensive price points. Exercise machines are usually very heavy and made of thick, abrasive materials such as hard plastics and metals. With regular use, their abrasive composition and heavy weight can damage the floors, which are a very important part of any gym. Most existing gym floors are usually made of materials like wood or tile, which are easily damaged by impacts. You can safeguard your gym room’s existing floors by installing affordable floor protection mats from the Rubber Flooring Experts. Our protective rubber mats will guard gym floors from heavy fitness equipment, dropped weights, and hard-hitting workouts. Keep in mind that a gym is only as good as the floors that people perform their exercise routines on. After all, gyms are expensive investments, and as a gym owner, you should think proactively in order to shield your investments. Rubber protective mats can transform ordinary floors into fitness floors in an affordable fashion.
For the purpose of floor protection mats, rubber is an incredibly durable material because it naturally provides an impact-absorbing surface. Consider for a moment the various different types of physically abrasive objects that are expected to come into contact with the floor: You have high volumes of foot-traffic, heavy and vibrating exercise equipment, and heavy weights that are dropped from high levels. These physical abrasions can cause significant damage to the floor, including chipping and cracking. Such types of damage are often very expensive to repair. Rubber floor protection mats act as a shield between abrasive objects and sensitive surfaces. A protective rubber mat can spread impacts and vibrations across its surface, preventing them from affecting the underlying floor. You can place these floor protection mats under heavy exercise machines, in areas with high foot traffic, and in areas where high-impact workouts take place, defending the underlying gym floor from various sources of constant shocks and impacts each day. Rubber protective mats are an easy way to safeguard your subfloors and your expensive fitness equipment from long-term wear and tear!
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Floor protection mats made with durable, long-lasting rubber are also elastic and comfortable to stand on. Our protective mats provide a soft floor covering that is much more forgiving than concrete, tile, or wood surfaces, which are hard and uncomfortable to stand on for long periods of time. Discomfort from hard gym floors causes people to become exhausted faster, leading them to stop their exercise routines sooner. The soft rubber texture of our floor protection mats eases the pressure placed on the joint and ankle areas of the feet. This allows you to continue your workout for longer periods of time before becoming exhausted.
In addition to anti-fatigue comfort, the elasticity of rubber lends itself to sound and vibration absorption, making it an even more suitable material for use in floor protection mats and protective floor coverings. Placing protective rubber flooring in a home gym or commercial weight room will dampen noise and vibrations while exercise machines are in use. Rubber floor protection mats not only protect the floor from damage, but also prevents the machine's vibrations from rebounding against the hard floor and potentially damaging the machine. This gives the machine longer life, since the elasticity of the protective rubber floor will absorb most of the equipment’s impact. Furthermore, this vibration absorbency allows rubber floor protection mats to also dampen sounds, reducing any noises caused by the exercise machine that might otherwise irritate fellow gym goers.
Some of our floor protection mats use recycled tire rubber in their composition. The type of rubber found in vehicle tires is very strong and meant for use in physically demanding situations, including rough roads and harsh weather. Since most of our products are made from recycled tire crumb, these environmentally friendly protective mats have the same high-quality ingredients that make tires resilient in outdoor weather conditions. Luckily for gym owners, this ensures that our protective rubber matting demonstrates the same physical resilience when it is made from recycled tires. Floor protection mats made from recycled rubber are highly durable and can handle some of the toughest workout regimens around, from cross-fit to aerobics. Our protective mats contain “Green” rubber materials that resist UV light and moisture, and can thus be used for outdoor fitness activities in conditions involving both harsh sunlight and rain. Feel free to sweat on our floor protection mats, because their ability to handle moisture is better than most competing materials.
You can install eco-friendly rubber protective mats and flooring in your gym for a long-term and cost-effective flooring solution that protects your investments. Our rubber floor protection mats come in varying thickness gauges, depending on the product. Thicker gauges will be able to withstand impacts from heavier weights. Regardless, all gauges of our protective rubber mats, both thin and thick, can provide a superior layer of protection for your gym floors against impacts and vibrations. Call the Rubber Flooring Experts today, or browse our top-selling floor protection mats for home and commercial gyms!