In order to attract patrons to the growing exercise lifestyle, fitness facilities have built ever larger, more sophisticated weight rooms and exercise equipment spaces.? Private fitness facilities, community rec centers, YMCAs, high schools and universities alike have joined the exercise craze and competition for patrons.
Flooring in these facilities is a special challenge.? These are high use, high abuse spaces that must look great under all conditions.? Aesthetics, cleanliness and durability?are key criteria in the decision on the type of weight room floors to use.? Heavy weights, heavy equipment?and repetitive stresses are hard on the flooring.? The flooring has to be easy to clean dirt and grime from foot traffic, as well as bodily fluids.
Popular weight room floors are interlocking tile rubber flooring.? Interlocking tiles are easy to change when they wear out from repetitive high use under few weights and other heavy equipment.? Rubber flooring advantages: