When designing a fitness solution, there are many considerations to take into account - equipment mix, atmosphere, culture, technology, and much more. One important choice that can easily be overlooked is flooring, but it is arguably one of the most important. A number of common issues can be solved by selecting the right fitness center flooring.
Most fitness center operators have begun to move beyond simply wanting ways in which to better monitor their fitness equipment — many clubs and recreation centers are looking to set themselves up for the future. Operators are asking the questions about how they can further engage their clientele through content and on-demand workouts, and how they can integrate their equipment and member-management systems.
The bold, sleek design of the Discovery™ Smith Machine features high head clearance and a clean, walk through design. The 11 degree angle and innovative Smith Bar design produces a smooth, natural feel and an exceptional user experience.
Customizing your fitness experience will involve more than painting walls and purchasing equipment. It means developing a continuous expression of your brand, from equipment and flooring to lighting and interior design. Here are a few ways that you can customize and custom-brand your fitness center, with inspiration photos!
Over the past few years, we have seen many different trends inside the fitness industry driven by the upcoming millennial generation
According to behavioral psychologists, color affects a person’s mind as well as body. Light enters from eyes and skin, travels through neurological pathways and affects the pineal gland in the brain, which in turn affects our body, mind, and emotions.
After a long work week, taking a trip to the gym on a Friday isn’t very appealing to most people. However, with more and more people sitting all week at sedentary office jobs, the need for exercise as a healthy daily routine is ever-increasing. So, if employees are too tired after work to travel to the gym, why not bring the gym to the office?
There are many ways the design of a weight lifting facility can impact an athlete’s workout. When planning a weight room build or upgrade, there’s more to consider than the equipment if you want to make the space as motivating as possible.
Undertaking the design or redesign of a fitness center can be intimidating. There are so many factors to consider, and how can you know ahead of time what solutions will be the most effective for you? Don't worry! With over 30 years of experience, our team has come pretty close to "seeing it all." Here are three keys to keep in mind as you design a fitness center for the modern exerciser:
As students return to campus, it’s the perfect time to consider how your recreation center can help keep them motivated and healthy year-round.