Tatami: A sacred space for martial artists

Tatami is sports flooring specially designed for disciplines such as martial arts. To meet the needs of activities of this nature, which see frequent body contact with the floor, Tatami is an ideal, safe solution.

 

What do martial arts involve?

Martial arts are seen as cultural expressions of great historical significance. Their origins have been lost over time. These disciplines combine a set of rules and traditions that apply for training and combat.

Such practices have generally evolved from ancient warfare techniques. Almost all have Oriental roots. The objective is to work on individual physical skills to enhance self-defence.

However, contrary to what one might think, these practices are not limited to physical work and are not violence-oriented. Martial arts often include psychological and sometimes even spiritual elements, in a quest for physical and mental balance.

This duality of mind and body, and the strong values of honour and respect, make them so fascinating, drawing in devotees of all ages.

 

Tatami: A natural choice for martial arts

Both for training and combat, martial arts involve close contact between students and falls are common. Furthermore, a lot of training takes place on the ground in numerous disciplines. Martial artists almost always train barefoot and without great physical protection.

For all these reasons, flooring for training must meet several key requirements to provide total safety for students. Tatami is Geometrik’s flooring solution for such requirements.

 

5 Benefits of Tatami flooring

Given its characteristics, Tatami flooring is the perfect solution for training all types of martial arts. The EVA rubber tiles are so safe that the material can also be used as flooring in children's spaces.

Tatami provides significant advantages:

  1. Safe: Its balanced density absorbs impacts and prevents injury. Its composition is 100% free of toxicity.
  2. Comfortable: It’s padded and so provides an extra dose of comfort and greater stability for athletes.
  3. Adaptable: Geometrik sells Tatami as jigsaw mats, so they can be nicely adjusted to different spaces and layouts.
  4. Easy to install: The practical puzzle system allows extremely easy installation through a manual locking technique.
  5. Versatile: The Tatami tiles are reversible and can be used for temporary indoor or outdoor facilities (the latter in good weather).

 

Set up your martial arts training hall with Tatami

Tatami is the ideal sports flooring for any martial arts training hall. This solution offers the perfect balance between strength and comfort through the thickness of the EVA tiles. Padded and 100% free from toxic materials, it’s ideal for preventing injuries and providing safety and stability for martial artists.

Suitable for indoor use, Tatami can also be used outdoors in good weather. For martial arts demonstrations or similar events, simply lock the tiles needed and take them apart again after.

 

If you are after a solution to create a safe space for martial arts, tap into Geometrik’s experience and learn more about our Tatami!

 

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Geometrik gym flooring: The top 3 sales!

Fully understanding and establishing how to use the space is the first step when choosing the most suitable flooring for your gym. Whether talking about a small studio, a gym offering multiple sports or a CrossFit box, flooring plays a vital role.

For instance, an area for yoga or Pilates requires a different flooring solution to a weightlifting room. Each discipline's unique features, the number of people in each space and whether heavy machinery or equipment are in place represent some of the factors to consider when making your decision.

 

Sports flooring selection criteria

First establish the type and intensity of sports to be practised in the gym, then choose the flooring.

That said, in some cases the same space is designed to accommodate multiple different disciplines. In this instance, go for a versatile, durable flooring that is easy to maintain and clean.

The main gym flooring selection parameters are:

  • Performance;
  • Safety;
  • Resistance;
  • Comfort;
  • Durability.

Important secondary considerations include:

Bearing all these factors in mind, the next phase is to seek out reliable brands, preferably with experience in the sports flooring sector, offering quality materials.

 

Gym flooring: Geometrik’s top 3

Geometrik specialises in flooring solutions for sports and leisure spaces. All indoor and outdoor flooring solutions feature high quality standards. However, for gym flooring, 3 products outperform the rest in terms of customer preferences.

 

1. Gymfloor

Gymfloor is a high-density flooring made of compact rubber and EPDM pigment. Available in different colours and sold in roll format, over 1 metre in width and multiple length options.

This gym flooring option is easy to install and can be adjusted to all areas. This coating solution’s minimum recommended thickness is 6 mm.

When used indoors, it can be fixed with double-sided adhesive tape. This means Gymfloor can be removed and reused with ease. Naturally, glue may be used for permanent facilities.

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2. Alpha Tiles

Alpha Tiles are made of high-density rubber and can be easily and quickly assembled. Their strong, comfortable traits make Alpha Tiles extremely popular for flooring in all kinds of sports spaces. Highly effective at absorbing impacts and vibrations in all types of gym.

These tiles’ dimensions are 1 x 1 m. For better value-for-money, we recommend 25 mm thickness.

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3. Trail Artificial Grass

This artificial grass solution can be used to create different areas in a gym or to completely cover a space. The fact it is sold in roll format makes installation simpler. It can be used to floor indoor gyms and outdoor areas.

Geometrik offers different artificial grass models based on space and activity requirements, with Multitrail being particularly popular. Its filaments create a natural look, offering maximum comfort for athletes.

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When choosing gym flooring, look for quality. Irrespective of your training space requirements, aim to meet these needs with durable and effective flooring solutions.

Before making a decision, learn about all options available. This will allow you to choose the best.


Why include crossfit among your gym’s classes?

Creating a crossfit area in your gym is a great way to expand the range of sports activities offered. Put simply, this move might help attract new customers and retain existing members.

Investing in a sport as popular as crossfit can offer superb ROI and brings multiple advantages, not only for your training space but for your athletes too.

 

Crossfit: A full body workout!

Crossfit is a discipline that emerged from the USA in the 90s. Given its differentiating characteristics and excellent results, it soon caught on and became an extremely popular sport. Nowadays, crossfit boxes can be found all around the world.

Physical activities tend to be highly compartmentalised. People seeking greater flexibility gravitate towards yoga, pilates or gymnastics. Swimming is recommended to enhance respiratory capacity, whereas weight training is common for improving muscle strength.

Crossfit revolutionised these trends, because all these areas are combined in high intensity training. Group classes generate a competitive spirit, but also a feeling of shared physical resilience and achievement.

 

Crossfit benefits for athletes

  • Enhanced cardiorespiratory function;
  • Improved flexibility;
  • Extra muscle strength;
  • Reduces stress and anxiety;
  • Leads to fat loss;
  • Increases muscle mass.

In addition to the physical benefits, crossfit plays a major role in other areas. The group class format helps to motivate each athlete further, to push their own limits, comparing results daily to record their progress together, alongside their classmates.

 

Benefits of offering crossfit classes at your gym

 

Expands the range of sports offered

Monotony is a constant foe when running a gym. Offering formats to appeal to different types of athletes is key for attracting and retaining customers.

 

Little investment required

Unlike other activities, crossfit doesn’t involve buying complex, expensive machines. Crossfit box equipment can consist of just a few elements.

 

Keep athletes engaged and motivated

Crossfit training is always different and stimulating. Groups tend to work together and motivate each other to better their times and push their physical boundaries.

 

Fast results

Given the high intensity of the training, regular practice produces fast results. This encourages athletes to keep going and push themselves further.

 

Where to start?

To offer crossfit classes in your gym, you'll need:

  • A qualified crossfit trainer: A must to ensure each class is tailored to the group in question and things run smoothly and safely;
  • A space specifically for the discipline: Perhaps its own room or a common space. Only the right sizes and flooring are required;
  • Basic crossfit equipment: Ropes, frames, Olympic bars and discs, kettlebells, medballs and plyo boxes are some of the things to use when beginning;
  • Appropriate sports flooring: The sports flooring must match each exercise’s needs and be safe.

 

Geometrik offers multiple sports flooring solutions for your gym. Over the years, we have fitted several sports spaces, including crossfit boxes in multiple countries. For each project, we aim to provide the best solution for the space’s requirements.

Given the intense, demanding nature of the discipline, there is a higher risk of injuries during crossfit. Therefore, safety must come first. If you’re after resistance, quality and endurance for sports flooring, we're the people to talk to!

 

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Soundproofing

Soundproofing: How to keep noise levels low in your gym

Doing physical activity indoors is always noisy. Therefore, soundproofing is a key factor for all gyms.

Treadmills, exercise bikes, rowing machines, weightlifting and group classes: these activities all make a lot of noise. It can be extremely annoying when this noise multiplies and spreads throughout the space, not only for athletes but also for local residents if the gym is in a residential or commercial area.

Consequently, anything that can be done to cushion impact, noise and vibrations helps to create a more pleasant environment, enhancing athletes' experience and preventing problems with neighbours.

 

What causes noise in gyms?

Vibration is the main source of noise in gyms and it comes from multiple different places. This wide range of sources is why there is permanent background noise.

These are some of the main causes of noise in a gym:

  • Heavy weights falling on the ground;
  • Music played at high volume to motivate group classes;
  • Foot impact when running on treadmills;
  • Noise from standard use of all equipment and machines;
  • Athletes making noise during exercise.

When fitness spaces are not properly soundproofed, all these vibrations spread easily across surfaces and noise can reach high levels.

 

Four ways to boost your gym’s soundproofing

 

1. Install quality sports flooring

Step one for enhancing gym soundproofing is clearly to choose the right cladding for the floor. Applying a high-density rubber flooring solution is extremely effective in absorbing vibrations to minimise noise spread.

Based on the requirements of the space, choose from roll flooring such as Gymfloor or tiles such as Alpha Tiles. If seeking a higher level of soundproofing, create an additional layer using an underlay solution before installing the flooring.

 

2. Soundproofing gym machine bases

In gyms, all equipment emits some noise during regular use. However, certain machines, such as treadmills, can be pretty noisy given the impact of people running.

Creating a soundproofing barrier at the base of noisy equipment can go a long way to ensuring adequate soundproofing for the space. In this instance, simply applying a cushioning solution between the machine and the floor reduces vibration spread, thus minimising noise.

 

3. Reduce echo effects

Gyms usually suffer from echoes. When surfaces are not properly prepared, sound tends to bounce off and multiply. Applying suitable flooring to as many surfaces as possible is an excellent way to reduce echo effects and minimise gym user discomfort.

In addition to sports flooring, there are several underlay options for creating an extra layer and further absorbing vibrations. Made from different materials (such as foam or rubber), underlay solutions are extremely effective in this role.

 

4. Invest in machines that make less noise

If the aim is to create a gym with as little noise as possible, consider investing in the quietest machines. As well as other key factors, such as the safety and durability of the equipment, noise produced during use must also be analysed.

Such machines are more expensive, but the investment will pay off in the long term. A fitness space with less noise provides a better, more enjoyable experience for athletes.

 

Creating a quieter gym could be a major competitive advantage in the fitness area. Complaints about noise in gyms are more common than one might think.

Fully preparing as many surfaces as possible with soundproofing materials will limit noise spread and make your gym more pleasant.

 

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How to choose the best sports flooring for your gym?

The first step when setting up your gym or fitness area should be choosing the most suitable sports flooring. Several factors should be considered at a later stage, but start with the flooring.

Irrespective of the surface area, number of sports and equipment available, investing in quality sports flooring is always a smart idea.

 

What makes sports flooring selection so important?

Making the right choice when it comes to fitness area flooring will make users happy and keep them coming back for more. Put simply: providing athletes with comfort and safety enhances their experience and keeps them satisfied. This also helps to entice new customers to your gym.

Three main factors should guide your selection of sports flooring to install:

 

1. Hygiene

Hygiene, always a key factor in running a gym, has become even more important during the pandemic. Look for flooring solutions that are easy to clean and sanitise to keep the space impeccable at all times.

 

2. Friction

When choosing materials for flooring, consider the traction-slip ratio or degree of friction. Sports flooring with a degree of friction helps to prevent sports injuries because it minimises the risk of falls. This factor is also important as it gives machines and equipment more stability.

 

3. Resistance

Gym flooring must match each area’s specific requirements, but generally should be durable and resistant. As well as offering a safe, comfortable surface for sports, the flooring must also withstand a great deal of heavy equipment and machines.

 

What kind of sports flooring should you have in your gym?

It all depends on the gym’s overall goals and range of activities offered. Geometrik sells a wide range of products to meet your needs.

  • If you are looking for a versatilesolution that can be easily applied in almost any area, high-density rubber tiles are an excellent choice.
    Geometrik offers Gymfloor, a flooring roll, or Alpha Tiles. Both are suitable for indoor and outdoor areas and are extremely easy to install.
  • For more specialised sports, such as martial arts or self-defence, install Tatami, flooring made from high quality EVA tiles.
  • For group classes such as Yoga, Dance or Pilates, Multiflex is a versatile vinyl floor roll, perfect for such activities.
  • For changing rooms and reception areas, consider installing Homeflex, also vinyl, with a click system and highly resistant to humidity.

 

3 Good reasons to choose Geometrik solutions

 

Diversity of choice

Geometrik stands out by offering a wide range of solutions for sports flooring, commercial spaces and even playgrounds. We have multiple solutions to meet each area’s needs, without having to use different suppliers.

 

Premium quality materials

The quality of the raw materials used to manufacture sports flooring directly affects their resistance and durability. Quality comes first at Geometrik, because we know this is the only way to guarantee our customers’ safety.

 

Extensive market experience

Having operated in the sports flooring market since 2012, Geometrik has worked on several projects, covering not only sports, but also flooring for commercial spaces and leisure areas. We bring our know-how to support customers each step of the way, and always recommend the best solutions.

 

Don’t take any chances with the flooring for your gym or sports area! Come and learn about the wide range of flooring solutions Geometrik has to offer. Choose Geometrik's quality, diversity and experience.

 

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Sports flooring: Why invest in quality?

Setting up a gym, crossfit box or another space for doing exercise almost always means a major investment. After buying or renting the right location, sports flooring, machines and equipment must be installed. Permanent expenses for licenses, insurance and human resources are also required, so prepare for these outgoings too.

When setting up a gym, it’s often tempting to go with cheaper solutions to save a little cash. However, it might not be a good idea in the long run.

When choosing sports flooring, there are some options that may help you save without compromising on quality.

 

3 Ways to save long-term when selecting sports flooring

 

1. Go for versatile solutions

If at the outset your budget doesn’t cover fitting out several rooms and having spaces exclusively dedicated to each discipline, look for a versatile solution. Create multifunctional spaces and tailor these to each activity’s needs.

The market already offers extremely versatile sports flooring solutions which are suited to different fitness styles. Gymfloor sports flooring is a fine example: its characteristics adapt to different activities, such as group classes, weight training and functional training.

Multiflex is a decent option if you’re planning to use a room for different group classes. This vinyl flooring solution is extremely comfortable and resistant, ideal for dancing, pilates, yoga, etc.

 

2. Choose materials that enhance your long-term ROI

For spaces requiring higher levels of shock, impact and vibration absorption (e.g. crossfit or weightlifting rooms), Alpha Tiles are the best option.

These high-density rubber tiles offer athletes enhanced levels of protection and much more. They also protect the base, building structure and training equipment, extending your long-term ROI.

Durable, high-quality materials enhance performance and boost your space’s safety. Choose the best solutions and ensure an effective cleaning and maintenance routine in your gym. This is the best way to make long-term savings.

 

3. Install the flooring yourself

If you select easy-to-install flooring solutions, you can set up the sports flooring without having to hire an expensive external service. Geometrik has several options that can be assembled and disassembled effortlessly, and reused whenever necessary.

For example, Tatami mats are easy to install using a practical jigsaw system. When you no longer need them, simply disassemble and store until the next use.

Trail artificial grass can also be temporarily installed indoors using double-sided adhesive tape. It can be easily removed and then reused at any time.

 

Invest in quality, choose Geometrik!

Installing sports flooring made with poor quality materials, density and thickness is not smart business. Although the initial purchase cost may be lower, it turns out to be more expensive in the long run. The flooring tends to suffer from wear and tear more quickly, and must be replaced.

To sell at a lower price, these flooring options are usually thinner and softer, with lower resistance. This increases the risk of injury for athletes and may damage the underlying base or even sports equipment.

Since 2012, Geometrik’s flooring solutions have offered premium quality in the sports and leisure flooring market. Made with durable, high-quality materials, these solutions are easy to install and extremely versatile.

 

Investing in quality means a better experience for people using sporting venues and represents long-term savings. Learn more about Geometrik sports flooring and find the best solution for your needs.

 

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Geometrik: Easy to install sports flooring!

Geometrik offers a wide range of sports flooring solutions to meet each space’s specific requirements. By choosing the most appropriate sports flooring and with the proper preparation work, installing these floors is extremely simple.

 

7 Tips for perfect application results

  1. Before installing any sports flooring, ensure the base is completely dry, clean and free from deformations;
  2. For roll sports flooring, after unrolling, the flooring needs a resting time of at least 24 hours to allow it to flatten out and acclimatise to the room temperature;
  3. Planning is essential. Thoroughly measure the space before installation so the flooring cuts and adjustments are accurate;
  4. Estimated glue consumption is approximately 1 kg per m2 of flooring when installing with glue;
  5. If an underfloor heating system is available, switch it off 24 hours before installing the flooring and wait 7 days before turning it on again;
  6. When using bi-component glue, the mixture lifespan is between 20 to 25 minutes. Mix the glue in small quantities while installing the floor, using a suitable mixer;
  7. Flooring should be installed at room temperatures between 15 o C and 25 o C, which should never drop below 0 o C when the glue is drying.

 

Extra Geometrik tip

To test floor moisture levels before installing the sports flooring, use plastic applied to the whole base to be covered. To ensure full watertightness, close the ends with adhesive tape. The floor will only be ready for sports flooring installation when the plastic is completely dry after 24 hours. Repeat the test until this happens.

 

Geometrik sports flooring: Versatile and easy to install

 

Gymfloor

 High density compact rubber roll sports flooring. The Gymfloor solution is extremely versatile and perfect for use in areas with heavy traffic.

 Suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

 Two installation options:

  • Double-sided adhesive tape application (only indoors), enabling Gymfloor reuse and bottom layer recovery;
  • Glue application (indoors and outdoors).

 

Alpha Tiles

Compact, high-density rubber sports flooring (tiles). Effective shock and vibration absorption.

 Suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

 Two installation options:

  • Non-glue application (enables Alpha Tiles reuse);
  • Glue application.

 

Tatami

 EVA sports flooring (in jigsaw mats). Designed for sports with frequent contact with the ground, such as martial arts or self-defence.

 Suitable for indoor and outdoor use (the latter on a temporary basis, weather permitting).

 Has a practical, puzzle lock assembly system, with no glue required. Tatami tiles can be easily and quickly installed and uninstalled at any time.

 

Multiflex

 Vinyl Floor Roll. The perfect solution for multi-sports and group classes spanning different disciplines.

 Only suitable for indoor use.

 Two installation options:

  • Double-sided adhesive tape application (enables bottom layer recovery and Multiflex reuse);
  • Glue application (recommended for permanent indoor installation).

 

Looking for solutions for common areas such as receptions and spas? Take a look at Homeflex, vinyl flooring tiles.

 

Trail

 Highly-resistant artificial grass (roll). Adjusts to different sports and leisure uses.

 Suitable for indoor and outdoor applications.

Installation varies depending on whether for indoor or outdoor use. However, whenever spaces are used for sledging, the Trail artificial grass must be fully glued.

Indoor:

  • Glue application (recommended for permanent installations);
  • Double-sided adhesive tape application (recommended for temporary installations, as it enables bottom layer recovery and artificial grass reuse).

Outdoor:

  • Glue application on cement layers;
  • Glue application on canvas junction on rammed earth/gravel layers.

 

To achieve perfect results with Geometrik flooring solutions, proper planning is key. To start, measure and adjust the sports flooring to each space’s characteristics. Then follow the technical instructions to ensure easy, smooth installation and a perfect finish!

 

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The ideal sports flooring for each group class!

When creating and maintaining quality fitness spaces, numerous variables should be considered. Above all, a balance between user comfort and safety, profitability and durability in the space is important. It is therefore essential to choose suitable flooring for the different group classes as well as other sports activities.

 

Different group classes need distinct sports flooring!

When considering which fitness flooring to choose for different group classes, we have a range of options. Depending on the type of sports activity, flooring surface material requirements vary.

For example, flooring for group classes such as Pilates or yoga doesn’t need to have the same level of resistance as weightlifting rooms. Using the appropriate flooring is vital to ensure optimal conditions for practising each sport.

 

Classes with equipment

When group classes involve using equipment (such as exercise bikes, cross trainers, spinning bikes, treadmills, rowing machines, etc.) flooring stability is crucial. Gymfloor is the most appropriate solution for such classes, combining stability with resistance.

 

Weightlifting rooms

Weightlifting plays a role in several body-building group classes. In these spaces, heavy weights regularly fall on the floor. This requires good impact attenuation and vibration absorption capacity. Alpha Tiles meet this level of demand, providing athletes with greater safety.

 

Functional training classes

Functional training can include a wide range of equipment and exercises. This type of group classes needs sports flooring that’s strong and versatile enough to adapt to different activities. Trail artificial grass is a solution combining strength and versatility with easy maintenance.

 

Self-defence classes

Both in Martial Arts and in any kind of self-defence, falls are common and body contact with the sports flooring is frequent. Such group classes require ergonomic, comfortable flooring. Tatami mats are appropriate for these sports because they cushion falls, increase safety and reduce the risk of injury.

 

Mind & body training classes

Mind & body training usually encompasses fitness activities such as Pilates, Yoga and Tai-Chi. The Multiflex solution offers the ideal flooring for group classes of this kind and activities involving dancing. As well as being extremely comfortable, cushioning impacts and vibrations, the solution is waterproof, making it easier to clean and maintain in perfect condition.

 

Geometrik is a sports flooring specialist, offering a wide range of surface solutions for fitness spaces. Take a look at our top-quality flooring options and combine different types to create attractive and safe sports spaces.

 

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3 Reasons to apply rubber tiles in your crossfit box

When choosing your crossfit box flooring, rubber tiles are an excellent option. However, not all such coverings are the same! Therefore, keep your eyes peeled for quality professional solutions!

Crossfit boxes tend to be large spaces. If you're after a uniform solution, high density rubber tiles are a great choice given their tremendous versatility. Whether you're looking for a material to floor the whole space or just certain areas, Alpha Tiles are the ideal choice!

This Geometrik-designed flooring can be used indoors and outdoors. Installation helps to protect the space and equipment, enhancing user safety.

 

3 Advantages of Alpha Tiles rubber tiles

 

1. Easy installation and floor maintenance

Alpha Tiles are high density, compact and robust rubber granule tiles. The finish creates a smooth surface with low porosity, making maintenance and cleaning of the material easier.

To clean the floor, vacuum and clean regularly with a soft mop or a cleaning machine with soft brushes. PH-neutral detergents are the most suitable.

Alpha Tiles are sold as tiles to enable fast, easy installation. Application may be with or without glue, as tiles are enclosed within their perimeter.

 

2. Safety and comfort for athletes

With a fine granule finish, Alpha Tiles’ surface texture is smooth and extremely comfortable. Their shock and vibration absorption also affords above-average acoustic insulation.

Given their compressive strength and shock absorption properties, Alpha Tiles ensure user safety. Adaptable to a wide range of exercises, from Olympic weight lifting to conditioning and endurance.

This product’s anti-slip features guarantee excellent core stability, even when doing high point load exercises. This is extremely important in terms of safety as it minimises the risk of falls and injuries.

 

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3. Resistant, durable flooring

Compact and resistant, the rubber tiles offer optimum levels of protection for floor and equipment alike. Therefore, the product significantly increases the durability of every component.

Note that as the rubber Alpha Tiles can be applied without glue, they can be moved and reused during their lifetime. This means one or more tile(s) can easily be changed due to wear and tear as time goes by.

 

A solid rubber floor must provide strength, safety and comfort. It should also ideally be durable and easy to install and maintain. The Geometrik Alpha Tiles flooring covers all the bases! Learn more and create a crossfit box with a stimulating environment for athletes.

 

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Group classes: How to choose the best sports flooring

Sports flooring is a critical factor in group exercise facilities, and there are a few basic requirements it should meet. Appropriate, high-quality materials can make all the difference to each athletes' safety and comfort.

 

Benefits of group training

Some sports activities can be done individually or in groups. Group sports offer some benefits that can influence each athlete's performance.

 

Increased motivation

Group exercise creates a different kind of energy, whatever the discipline. These classes inevitably generate a sense of camaraderie and interaction and also boost motivation. Group exercise works extremely well for those who struggle with the willpower to do sports.

 

More fun

People who exercise together in the same training room will inevitably enjoy the interaction it brings.  After all, they're all like-minded individuals, whether they're working towards a healthier lifestyle or simply love what they're doing. This creates a sense of camaraderie, which can even lead to good friendships. Training in a group is always more fun and makes any sports activity more enjoyable.

 

Healthy competition

When training in a group, we will unavoidably observe how others work out. This comparison breeds a certain level of competition, which encourages us to test or push our limits, something that can significantly benefit individual performance.

 

Essential features of sports flooring for group classes

 

Appropriate for the space

Perform a thorough needs assessment before selecting the best sports flooring solution for group classes. For example, consider the dimensions and configuration of the space, and the different disciplines it will support. The sports flooring must easily adapt to the requirements of each case and blend aesthetically into the surroundings.

 

Versatility and resistance

Group exercise rooms should be able to adapt to disciplines as diverse as Pilates, yoga or dancing. Always think in the long term and remember that a room used for Zumba classes could also be used for other sports. Versatility is vital when choosing sports flooring.

On the other hand, intensive use by several athletes at the same time will require more resistant materials. Choose a supplier you trust and who guarantees a premium quality product.

 

Comfort and safety

The flooring must also be high-traction and slip resistant and also be able to absorb moderate levels of impact. Opting for optimal shock absorption features will help minimise the risk of injury. Soundproofing materials also offer acoustic comfort during classes.

 

Multiflex: Quality vinyl sports flooring

Geometrik Multiflex solution is a vinyl flooring that meets all the requirements of sports flooring for group classes without the use of equipment or free weights.  Multiflex incorporates both design and safety and can be quickly and easily adapted to any space.

Easy to clean and with low maintenance costs, Geometrik Multiflex is ideal for creating a consistently clean and attractive space. The product is available in three standard colours, with more tones available on request.

The composition and structure of this sports flooring guarantee users greater stability and reduces fatigue. Also, its surface offers an optimal traction-slip ratio for safely practising a range of different sports. Multiflex is a multidisciplinary solution that guarantees comfort, safety, and high durability, perfect for group classes. Find out more.

 

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