Author Archives: Paul Lafone

Case Study Xercise4Less

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TVS Design & Install Bespoke Indoor Workout Area Client: Xercise4Less TVS was tasked with designing a versatile and multi-functional training area to be rolled out across various new Xercise4Less sites. The brief was to include an area for sledge work along with floor demarcations for various activities such as walking lunges, sprinting and battle rope […]

Case Study EasyGym

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Inter-locking Rubber Tiles for a Free Weights Area Client: Easy Gym Because of its position, on the upper level of a busy shopping plaza in the heart of London, this gym required a robust flooring solution for the weightlifting area. The selected solution needed to help the gym co-exist comfortably within the surrounding retail environment. […]

Case Study The Gym Group

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Client Profile: The Gym Group consists of over 65 fitness clubs throughout the UK, offering members round the clock fitness at affordable prices. Despite low membership rates the specification of clubs is high. The Challenge: The gym was located in a shopping mall with retailers, cafes and restaurants nearby. On this occasion the challenge was […]

Case Study Kirklees Council

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Background: Kirklees Active Leisure operates 13 sport and leisure facilities on behalf of Kirklees Council. Its flagship site, Huddersfield Leisure Centre, is a £36m new-build that opened its doors to the public in 2015 and features a family leisure pool, a 1000m2 gym, two multi-sports halls and climbing walls. The Challenge: In the free weights […]

Case Study Primal Gym

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Background: Primal Gym is an independent fitness facility located within a mixed-use development complex in the city of Leeds. A residential apartment block is situated above and retailers are trading either side. The client’s vision was to create a “best-in-class” strength training academy for the North of England, however, controlling any noise and vibration caused […]

Case Study Bryanston School

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Background: The independent Bryanston School, in Dorset, UK has a proud tradition in sport. It counts as alumni, a number of top athletes – including a number of professional rugby players, cricketers and even a double-Olympic champion, German eventer Heinrich Romeike. As part of the school’s efforts to train the next generation of elite athletes […]

Case Study – Sports Direct

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TVS Gym Flooring With Custom Line Markings Client: Sports Direct Fitness TVS supplied a highly resilient rubber floor covering – SPORTEC Giga, containing a large EPDM granule – to this new gym in Shirebrook, Derbyshire. The product was chosen because it is easy to maintain, durable and the material’s bright yellow fleck complements the brand’s […]

Gym Floor Rolls

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Planning a new commercial or home gym using gym floor rolls? Don’t skimp on the flooring system – a good system can prevent injury, reduce maintenance costs and improve people’s workouts with a comfortable, supportive material underfoot. You have two basic types of flooring to consider – tiles and gym floor rolls. Flooring that comes rolled up […]

Must-Have Properties of Gym Floors

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Everyone from bodybuilders to calisthenics boffins want a safe and dependable base to workout from. Fact is, no gym equipment is used more than the floor itself and you’ve got to get it right to provide the best possible experience for customers. Here’s what to look for in gym floors: Shock absorption The floor should […]

Home Gym Flooring

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Planning a new commercial or home gym using gym floor rolls? Don’t skimp on the flooring system – a good system can prevent injury, reduce maintenance costs and improve people’s workouts with a comfortable, supportive material underfoot. You have two basic types of flooring to consider – tiles and gym floor rolls. Flooring that comes rolled up […]