Gym and fitness equipment has to be tough in order to withstand the abuse it gets in a gym! Since heavy cardio machines and weightlifting equipment can damage your gym’s floors, a layer of protective flooring is required. The Rubber Flooring Experts offer a solution in the form of rubber gym equipment mats. Our rubber mats provide superior levels of shock absorbency, noise dampening qualities, long term durability, and act as a layer of armor between equipment and your floors. A rubber exercise equipment mat will prevent wear and damage caused by heavy fitness gear and moving parts.
If you go to any commercial gym today, chances are good that you will see their exercise equipment placed on some kind of protective matting. This is because exercise machines are heavy and abrasive. Since they tend to be made of hard solid materials like metal and plastic, the damage they can do to the floors of an area can be quite significant. Without gym equipment mats in place under an operating treadmill, the machine can grind away at the surface of a wood floor, causing cracking damage that is usually very expensive to repair. The same goes for heavy metal weights.
In addition to damaging floors, exercise equipment can also damage itself if it is not resting on the proper rubber gym equipment mats. While a treadmill or elliptical can crack the wood floor it is placed on, the machines too can suffer from damage in the forms of chips and cracks. Exercise equipment is very expensive to acquire in the first place, and no one should have to spend the high price of repairing it, or worse, replacing the machine entirely! These problems can be prevented through the smart use of rubber gym equipment mats. Continue Reading Below
Rubber mats are very durable and long lasting. An exercise equipment mat made from rubber is especially resilient—it is resistant to UV rays, ozone, water, and other harsh elements. A rubber mat is an inexpensive piece of insurance that will give life to your current floors and fitness equipment. A durable rubber elliptical mat will protect gym floors and preserve expensive equipment at a fraction of the replacement cost.
Some of our gym equipment mats are made using recycled rubber material. This type of rubber is obtained primarily from vehicle tires. It brings threefold benefits to your workout area. One, a recycled rubber product is affordable, much more so than their synthetic rubber counterparts. Two, It is an eco-friendly material that contributes to the reduction of waste in the ecosphere. Three, and perhaps most importantly, it is a very durable material because the tire rubber used to make it is meant for operation in harsh physical conditions. These three reasons have recently made recycled rubber products very popular for use not only in gym equipment mats, but also for a variety of other products.
It is often the case that the vibrations emitted by functioning exercise machines cause floor damage. A rubber exercise equipment mat absorbs shock and vibration easily as rubber has a good degree of natural elasticity and flexibility. It is better for the metal and/or plastic body of the equipment to vibrate on rubber because the rubber is soft enough to provide a sort of cushion for the machine. Gym equipment mats absorb and minimize the vibrations of active equipment. Place a rubber elliptical mat under your cardio equipment to prevent it from vibrating against hard floor surfaces that would suffer damage over time.
Noise is always a concern when it comes to exercise equipment. The source is either you or the equipment. In fact, in can be both. The thumping, humming, vibration, all of these noise sources can be quite a nuisance. If you are in a high-rise and don’t want to disturb your neighbors, use rubber gym equipment mats under your machines because the rubber will absorb and reduce the sounds caused by high-impact exercise and fitness equipment.
We offer rubber floors in varying thicknesses, styles, and shapes that allow you to choose the product that best suits your needs. Are you considering rubber gym equipment mats for your home or commercial gym? Our expert staff can assist and educate you on our products and how you can turn your spare room into a fitness room. Browse our products or call a Rubber Flooring Expert to discuss your needs today!