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what floor for basement home gym?

Posted by basil92008 (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 20, 10 at 8:53

Our new house has an unfinished walk-out basement, and we'd like to turn part of it into a home gym to include a treadmill, elliptical, weight bench, etc. What would be the best surface?

Industrial-type carpet? Marmoleum? Laminate? I would want something easy to clean and durable.


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RE: what floor for basement home gym?

Rubber flooring like in the free weight areas of fitness centers


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RE: what floor for basement home gym?

That's an awesome idea! Could I put that right over the basement floor or would I have to put something under it?


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RE: what floor for basement home gym?

rubber is a good idea, and yes it can go right over concrete. My suggestion is look into a product commonly used in gyms, and indoor sports centers called MONDO.

Here is a link that might be useful: Mondo flooring


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RE: what floor for basement home gym?

Professional gym quality and performance for the home. We are the direct manufacturer. Advanced Home Gyms for total body training at affordable prices.

Here is a link that might be useful: Home Gym


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