Cardiovascular fitness equipment is the most popular type of equipment on the market. Most fitness facilities, no matter what their size or shape, are made up of 60-70% cardiovascular machines because their popularity and ease of use.
These are top-of-the-line, feature-rich products manufactured by the fitness industry’s leading name brands. They are designed to take a beating in a high-usage facility. A full commercial treadmill will tolerate being in use almost 24 hours per day by people of all shapes and sizes.
These products, also known as “Vertical Market Products,” are also manufactured by leading brand names, but they are designed to be used in a “light usage” facility. Light commercial machines are typically only used 4-6 hours per day. The products are still feature-rich but the materials are lighter gauge to save buyers money.
These products are designed for very low usage facilities, typically no more than 3 hours per day, and not every day. They are more utilitarian in look, feel and electronics. They have limited features and are designed to be price and value focused.
Consider rejuvenating your space by trading in one or a few old, tired pieces of equipment for a new state-of-the art commercial piece of cardio or strength equipment. Subtle changes in your equipment offerings break up the “monotony” and keep your clients feeling refreshed. We promise you, your members will thank you!
It is important to design a fitness amenity based on it’s users. Student Housing facilities are much different than Senior Living and County Clubs are much different than Fire Stations fitness rooms. Let us help you design your space towards your population.
Make sure you have commercial equipment in a commercial fitness amenity. If a fitness room has home grade fitness equipment and a user gets injured, the facility is responsible for improper equipment placed in an inappropriate setting.
Fitness equipment is broken down into a few categories: Full commercial, light commercial, specialty home fitness and sporting good fitness. Ask us which one best suits your needs.
Several fitness companies are selling you on their programming. Every month today’s technology outdates itself. Look for quality manufactures with machines that fit your fitness needs. The classes available in cyberspace nowadays are endless, don’t limit yourself to just one virtual fitness company.