Matching articles for Surfaces - Fitness Flooring: 13
Feature Article - March 2017
When it comes to indoor sports and fitness surfaces, options abound, from synthetic vinyl and rubber surfaces and tiles to hardwood flooring. Learn more about your choices and their benefits, as well as what to expect over the long run.
Guest Column - November 2016
Athletic performance and fitness performance can be affected by the surface beneath our feet, which is why facility planners need to take care and select surfaces that will be effective for the kinds of programming they plan to offer.
Feature Article - October 2016
Sports and fitness surfaces for indoor facilities often need to serve a variety of needs, from sport activities to hosting events and more. Learn more about what makes a good surface for a range of programming.
Supplement Feature - October 2015
Whether it's fitness flooring that can reduce the noise and impact of dropped weights or a court surface that can serve as a home for many sports, there's a great deal of variety in indoor sports, recreation and fitness surfaces to meet any need.
Feature Article - March 2015
If you want to get a lot out of your sports courts, first you need the right design. Then, you must follow proper maintenance procedures. Here's what to consider to get more programming out of your courts.
Facility Profile - March 2015
The right track surface can make a big difference for users. Here, an ice center gets a new track surface for runners and walkers to enjoy while watching skaters take to the ice.
Supplement Feature - September 2014
For gymnasiums, sports courts, fitness centers and more, a sometimes-overlooked but critical component affecting the safety and performance is the playing surface. Having the right sports flooring improves traction, reduces stress on joints and muscles, and reduces the occurrence of sports-related injuries.
Feature Article - April 2014
Whether you are planning to build a new gymnasium or upgrade an older one, the decisions you'll have to make are numerous, but none are more important than choosing the right sports surface.
Supplement Feature - September 2013
Although more expensive, "Wood floors have the advantage of being long-lasting. The initial investment, cost-wise, equals out at the end of the day. Aesthetically, it looks great," said Randy Swartz, president and founder of a flooring manufacturer in Philadelphia. But, "it's definitely more demanding of the end-user relative to the maintenance and environmental controls."
Supplement Feature - September 2011
Basketball courts, multi-activity courts and fitness floors all have one thing in common: They're indoors. And, the type of indoor surfaces that recreation and sports facilities choose is dependent upon what that flooring is being used for and how often it's used.