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Creative group exercise flooring is expected to be a massive trend once lockdowns are lifted

FLOOR SHOW With members stuck at home, now’s the perfect time to plan some costeffective upgrades to your clubs. Suppliers explain how a flooring refresh could help attract members back in-club as the pandemic eases

ESCAPE FITNESS PAUL LIPSCOMBE How can flooring help gyms bounce back after lockdown? After spending so long in isolation, people are going to yearn for that community spirit we have in the fitness industry. Creating effective group exercise or fitness programme flooring is going to be a massive trend, as people will want to engage, train together, challenge each other and enjoy the community feeling of classes rather than exercising alone in traditional CV or free weight areas. What are your tips for a cost-effective flooring upgrade? The best idea is to utilise what you already have. Use line marking on existing rubber or vinyl to refresh or add colour, or use a different colour 4mm rubber laminate over existing floors to save having to replace the whole floor. 98

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“ The best idea is to refresh what you already have ” PAUL LIPSCOMBE

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