What is Heavy Duty Gym Flooring?

free weights flooring

If your gym has free weight, bench and powerlifting zones, then you will need heavy duty gym flooring to protect the subfloor. Heavy duty gym flooring is always made from EPDM rubber tiles. EPDM rubber tiles have several advantages over rubber matting, including thickness, shock absorption and the fact they are individual tiles which makes […]

Acoustic Considerations When Designing a Gym

the difference between PVC and rubber sports flooring

Gyms generate a lot of noise. We’re talking weights, treadmills, cable machines, shouting, grunting, music and so much more. Without adequate effort to reduce noise – and especially its ability to travel and bounce around – gyms are not such a pleasant place to spend time, that is unless you have your earphones in or […]

The Difference Between PVC And Rubber Sports Flooring

the difference between PVC and rubber sports flooring

In your search for high-performance sports flooring you will come across both PVC and rubber flooring that appears to offer the same performance. Differentiating between them can be difficult when they look the same. Some people also use the terms interchangeably, which is a mistake because they are not the same at all. In this […]

What Makes TVS The Leading Flooring Specialist For Gyms And Sports Halls?

what makes TVS the best flooring specialist for gyms and sports halls

At TVS we live and breathe gym flooring. Following over a decade in the industry, we’ve installed thousands of gym flooring systems in all kinds of gym for everyone, from the biggest franchises and hotels to independent gyms up and down the country. What makes us the best? We think we’re the best because of […]

What Is The Best Multi-Use Fitness Flooring?

what is the best multi-use fitness flooring

Fitness flooring comes in all shapes and sizes, but only a handful of flooring systems are suitable for multi-use areas of a gym. Multi-use fitness areas can be home to treadmills, free weights up to 12kg, pull up racks, cable machines and yoga zones. The floor has to be able to withstand dropped weights and […]

What Are The Acoustic Considerations When Designing Gyms In Mixed-Use Developments?

what are the acoustic considerations when designing gyms in mixed-use developments

Mixed use developments often contain a gym and flats or residential houses, or a gym alongside other commercial properties, or both. Whenever there is mixed use, there is a requirement to insulate other buildings or rooms from the gym, so that vibration and noise from the gym does not affect other habitable areas. Acoustic considerations […]

How To Soundproof a Gym Floor?

how to soundproof a gym floor

Most gym floors consist of three layers: Subfloor Membrane (underlay) Top surface All of these layers work together to create a durable gym floor. With regards to soundproofing, there are three things that are important: 1) The materials used, and 2) The thickness of the membrane and top surface combined. Soundproofing a gym floor Gym […]

How To Reduce Noise And Vibration Within a Gym?

how to reduce noise and vibration within a gym

There’s no getting around the fact that gyms are loud. The sounds of clattering weight stacks, dropped dumbbells and people running on treadmills cuts through stereo music unless it’s cranked right up. This is why most people put their earphones in (or headphones on) to zone out and workout without noisy distractions. As a gym […]