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Use Cases And Benefits Of Gym Floor Rolls

Use Cases And Benefits Of Gym Floor Rolls

Gym floor rolls are one of the most popular kinds of gym flooring because they are affordable and deliver good performance. They are most-suited to covering large areas where the sub floor requires minimal protection. Gym floor roll use cases Gym floor rolls are typically 10mm to 15mm thick and are installed on top of […]

What Are The Different Types Of Rubber Sports Flooring?

What Are The Different Types Of Rubber Sports Flooring

If you go to any commercial gym, there’s a good chance you’ll walk on several different surfaces. The transition between these surfaces helps to differentiate different gym zones like free weight areas and sprint tracks. Rubber sports flooring comes in all shapes and sizes. The most common flooring systems include rubber tiles and rubber rolls. […]

The Benefits Of Interlocking Sports Floors

If you want an easy to maintain sports floor that will stand the test of time, interlocking sports floors are your best friend. Interlocking rubber floors are designed to withstand punishment and they offer several benefits over rolled flooring. Here are the main benefits of choosing interlocking sports floors for your gym or sports centre: […]

What Sports Use Rubber Flooring?

Rubber flooring can be used for a variety of different sports and activities and it is the material of choice for some professional sports. Rubber flooring is most widely used as a general surface for weight training, running, aerobics and plyometrics. In professional sports, it is used for gymnastics and weightlifting because it provides protection […]

The Benefits Of Rubber Sports Flooring

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Rubber sports flooring provides sufficient protection to both concrete and plyboard subfloors. It also provides protection to gym goers, by absorbing shock and impacts so that dropped weights and plates don’t bounce off the floor. Commercial gyms use rubber flooring for both these reasons, but they also use rubber flooring because it lasts a long […]

What Is The Right Gym Flooring For Treadmills?

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A motorised treadmill can weigh anywhere from 200lbs to 300lbs, not including the person using it. While manufacturers always design treadmills to evenly distribute weight, this is no guarantee a treadmill won’t mark a floor or damage it. The right gym flooring in the UK for treadmills is a hard floor that doesn’t allow the […]