You may not have thought about it before, but artificial turf could be exactly what your gym or Cross Fit studio needs to bring it to the next level. You may have a notion in your head of what fake grass looks and feels like, thin, plasticky, and strikingly green, but that’s probably because you haven’t even noticed all the places where artificial turf has been installed – its that good! But why is this material the right choice for your gym or studio? Here are a few reasons why you should consider making the change to gym turf in Vancouver.
It’s Cushioned Without Being Springy, It’s Sound And Shock Absorbent, And Durable
No matter what type of workout your athletes participate in, Cross Fit, HIIT, or weightlifting, their joints, in particular the knees and ankles, are getting worked hard and bearing brunt of the workout. An appropriately cushioned surface is key to avoiding workout injury and fatigue. No one wants to lose time to an avoidable injury. Artificial gym turf in Vancouver can range from 1 to 2 inches thick and an additional layer of cushioning will be installed underneath. The result is a workout area that is cushioned, but not springy like many rubber or other padded flooring may be. And that’s not the only benefit, gym turf is also sound and shock absorbent, a perfect combination to have in an area where people are routinely dropping weights, flipping tires or jumping boxes. Do your athletes shape up by pulling a weighted sled across your floor? Not a problem on gym turf. The sled will glide easily, and the turf is strong enough to stand up to as much weight as you can throw at it.
Its Surprisingly Easy To Clean, Requires Little Maintenance, And Looks Cool
A gym is a place to get sweaty, dirty and work hard. Easy to clean surfaces are a must, to avoid unpleasant odors and staining, and thankfully, gym turf can oblige. A rinse with soap and water is enough to keep your turf clean, and it dries quickly. Should you require more, specialized cleaning solutions are available for your gym turf in Vancouver. Once installed, there really isn’t any regular maintenance required. No need to worry about bunching, chips or cracks. There is no other material out there that can boast these advantages all while making your space stand out with a unique, urban vibe.