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

rubber sports flooring

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?

Acoustic testing within gyms

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 […]

Interlocking Gym Flooring

interlocking gym flooring

We would typically recommend interlocking gym flooring for functional fitness and free weight zones. The reason we do so is because these areas of a gym experience high wear and it’s easier to replace one tile than the entire floor. There are so many different types of gym flooring that it can be difficult knowing […]

Vibration Absorption For Gyms

Considering noise and vibration reducing gym flooring

If you hop between two different gyms, there’s a very good chance there will be a perceptible difference in the acoustic qualities between them. One will be better damped than the other, and the better-damped one is normally nicer to use. Controlling vibration is the key to good damping. When someone drops a heavy-weight, it […]