Posted Dec 6, 2016 by Gym Source in Commercial Fitness and tagged Commercial Fitness, commercial gym, commercial gym install, fitness equipment, gym installation.

Top 10 Mistakes Commercial Gym Installs

Want to avoid construction blunders – minor to massive – in your fitness facility design strategy? Avoid the top 10 mistakes project managers make on gym installs with our checklist of tips.

Of course, equipment is a priority when it comes to your fitness center. However, being in the business of building and consulting on commercial gyms for over 35 years has taught us several other elements that need to be considered (before even getting to the stage of selecting and installing equipment).

Additionally, our commercial sales team’s expertise is built by varied fitness backgrounds including, collegiate athletes, architects, previous health club owners, and more – so we have seen it all. Navigating both the good and the bad experiences has positioned us as experts in strategizing the best use of space, from design to product mix, for any fitness facility.

Highlights from the full video below include:

Determining the Best Location for Your Gym:

It is important to be strategic when choosing the location of one of your building’s featured amenities – corporate, residential, or otherwise.  Be sure to select an area of the building that won’t negatively impact or impede people working or living nearby.

Choosing the Correct Materials:

There will be an increased quantity of “movement” from the cardio and strength training activities occurring in this space, so it is important to take into consideration which materials you are installing in your facility.  For example, you should consider if the location of your gym creates the need for additional protection against noise, and if sound absorption materials should be installed prior to the equipment install.

Powering Up:

Consult with your electricians to determine if specialized power is required to correctly run your cardio equipment. This will ensure you have the optimum power supply for your equipment. 

 View Full Video: Top 10 Mistakes Project Managers Make on Gym Installs:

Connect with our commercial sales rep team to discuss how we can consult with your design and construction teams to execute a highly functional fitness facility.

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