Commercial Fitness Equipment – Definitive FAQ Guide

Are you interested in buying commercial fitness equipment for your commercial gym?

If yes, then you are at the right place. 

At Yanre Fitness, we have a wide array of commercial fitness equipment for you. 

Our fitness equipment ensures a safe and enjoyable exercise experience.

This FAQ guide will help you choose commercial fitness equipment. 

It will also answer the frequently asked questions about commercial fitness equipment.

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What are the most common commercial fitness equipment?

Commercial fitness equipment are designed to meet the different fitness needs of people in commercial gyms. 

These fitness equipment help people to build strength. They also help people to lose weight. In addition, commercial fitness equipment helps in preventing diseases. 

Here is a list of the common commercial fitness equipment:

  • Treadmills
  • Rowing machines
  • Air bikes 
  • Recumbent bikes
  • Stair steppers
  • Upright bikes
  • Weight bench
  • Power rack
  • Smith machines
  • Kettlebells
  • Jump rope
  • Exercise mat

What are the types of commercial fitness equipment?

Commercial fitness equipment can be broadly categorized into three. These categories are cardio fitness equipment, strength equipment, and gym accessories.

Here is more detailed information on the three categories of commercial fitness equipment:

Cardio fitness equipment

Cardio fitness equipment is designed to increase the heart rate as more blood is pumped to the muscles. 

The benefits of cardio fitness equipment are that they help in weight loss and help prevent heart diseases.

There is a wide range of commercial fitness equipment used for cardio exercises.  Here are the most common of the most common cardio fitness equipment.

Treadmill

The treadmill is one of the most widely used cardio fitness equipment. 

One benefit of having a treadmill is its usability. This commercial fitness equipment is ideal for people of all fitness levels and sizes.

The treadmill is versatile commercial fitness equipment. It can be used for walking, running, or sprinting.

Another benefit of the treadmill is that you can fold it up when not in use. 

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Figure 1: Commercial treadmill (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Rowing machine

The rowing machine is commercial fitness equipment that exercises the whole body. 

Thus, the rowing machine is ideal for exercising the shoulders, legs, arms, back, and cardiovascular system simultaneously.

So, if you have clients interested in intense workouts or burning lots of calories in a short time, the rowing machine is their best bet.

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Figure 2: Low row machine (image src: Yanre Fitness)

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Figure 3:  Mid row machine (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Air bike

The air bike is cardio fitness equipment that exercises the upper and lower body. This commercial fitness equipment uses wind resistance to offer maximum exercise intensity.

 The air bike enables a user to perform a variety of exercises by varying the airflow resistance. Changing the airflow resistance is done using an adjustment dial. 

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Figure 4: Air bike (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Recumbent bikes

Recumbent bikes are commercial fitness equipment with a design for comfort and style.

The user has the benefit of working out while in a comfortable and laid-back position. This makes recumbent bikes a suitable alternative to upright exercise bikes.

Additionally, recumbent bikes have a walk-through design that makes it easy to mount them.

These bikes may also come with a self-generating power supply.

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Figure 5: Generator walk-through recumbent bike (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Stair stepper

This commercial fitness equipment is also known as the stair climber. It is also known as a stair Mill.  The stair stepper is ideal for people looking for low-intensity cardiovascular workouts. As the name suggests, this exercise simulates the climbing of stairs.

Alternatively, adding wrist and ankle weights can increase the intensity of the exercises.

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Figure 6: Stair stepper (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Upright bikes

Upright bikes are among the most popular commercial fitness equipment in commercial gyms. Their popularity is because they fit the exercise needs of both beginners and professionals.

Upright bikes are a choice of commercial fitness equipment for many gyms because they take up little space. They also come with many programs to increase the range of exercise options.

Other gym accessories like dumbbells can combine with Upright bikes. So as to give users a more wholesome exercise experience.

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Figure 7: Upright bike (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Strength equipment

Strength training equipment increases the strength and tone of muscles. This equipment helps muscles to become stronger by forcing them to work against resistance. 

There is a wide range of commercial fitness equipment used to strengthen muscles. 

These strength training equipment include; Weight benches, power racks and smith machines, weight machines, and free weights.

Here is detailed information on the commercial fitness equipment for building strength. 

Weight benches

Weight benches are commercial fitness equipment that helps in enhancing weight lifting workouts. 

The weight benches support workouts with barbells, dumbbells, and other weight machines.

There are different types of weight benches, including the: 

  • Adjustable weight bench
  • Olympic weight bench
  • Utility weight bench
  • Ab and backbenches
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Figure 8: Adjustable weight bench (image src: Yanre Fitness)

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Figure 9: Olympic flat bench (image src: Yanre Fitness)

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Figure 10: Utility weight bench (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Power racks

A power rack is commercial fitness equipment that plays the role of a spotter.  So the power enables a user to perform various weight exercises safely. 

This is because the power racks have safety catches that ensure safety while working with weights.

Power racks may also have extra features to enhance the workouts. The extras include weight plate holders and exercise band attachments.

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Figure 11: Fold back wall power rack (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Smith machines

Smith machines are commercial fitness equipment that enables users to perform weight exercises.

These machines have an in-built weight bar that is held by bearings to horizontal guides.  

The benefit of the smith machine is its in-built spotter feature. So, a user can work out alone without the need for assistance.

The smith machine can offer a broader range of exercises when it is combined with other gym accessories.

Some gym accessories that are popularly combined with the smith machine include the weight bench.

Depending on the model, the smith machine may come with an inbuilt weight stack.

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Figure 12: Smith machine (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Gym accessories

Gym accessories are commercial fitness equipment that enhances the exercise experience of your clients during workouts. 

These gym accessories enhance workouts by increasing comfort or resistance during workouts.

And there is a wide array of gym accessories available for commercial gyms.

But, we will focus on the gym accessories any gym must-have. The gym accessories include:

Kettlebell

The Kettlebell is a canon ball that has been modified to feature a handle.

The most common materials for kettlebells are steel or cast iron. This commercial fitness equipment has weights ranging from 5 to 100lbs.

Depending on the brand, kettlebells may have covers of rubber, urethane, or vinyl.

Working out with kettlebells is quite popular. It combines strength, cardiovascular and flexibility training.

Combining the rowing machine with kettlebell exercises will intensify the training.

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Figure 13: Cast iron kettlebell (image src: Yanre Fitness)

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Figure 14: Urethane kettlebell (image src: Yanre Fitness)

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Figure 15: Vinyl kettlebell (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Jump ropes

Jump ropes are known for being a fun way of entertainment, especially for children.

However, jump ropes are now also popular fitness equipment. They are cheap and relaxing too.

Combining a jump rope with other equipment gives excellent fitness results.

For instance, using a jump rope with a recumbent bike gives the best cardio fitness exercise.

The overriding benefit of jump ropes is that they are easy to store, and of course, they are cheap.

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Figure 16: Jump rope (image src: Yanre Fitness)

Exercise mat

Exercise mats go by many different names, including fitness mat, yoga mat, and foam mat.

These commercial fitness equipment are ideal for aerobics, yoga, and gymnastics. Generally, exercise mats are handy whenever a cushioning of a surface is needed.

Exercise mats come in different sizes and forms to meet the needs of different users. For instance, you can opt for sticky mats, rollup mats, or print mats.

These mats are manufactured using vulcanized rubber. This material makes them durable. The exercise mat design enables them to minimize odor and resist bacterial growth.

In addition, these mats are available in different colors.

  • Weight plate
  • Aerobic stepper
  • Resistance bands
  • Foam roller
  • Barbell
  • Dumbbell
  • Medicine ball

Will your commercial fitness equipment fit the sophisticated outlook of my gym?

Yes, they will. The commercial fitness equipment at Yanre Fitness has design features that will impress your clients. 

First, we carefully choose the finishing of the commercial fitness equipment. So, that it gives the sophisticated appearance you desire.

Next, the commercial fitness equipment is fitted with aesthetically appealing features like the shroud. The shroud makes commercial fitness equipment pop out. But, having the shroud will vary depending on the type and model of the commercial fitness equipment.

Your choice of piping for the commercial fitness equipment will also enhance their appearance. Currently, most commercial fitness equipment manufacturers are getting a positive response with elliptical pipe or trapezoidal pipe.

Does your commercial fitness equipment have an original design?

Yes, we have invested heavily to develop commercial fitness equipment with original designs.

Our research enables us to produce outstanding commercial fitness equipment. That is unique in both appearance and features.

Does the movement angle of your equipment offer the best exercise experience to users?  

Yes, it does. The commercial fitness equipment’s movement angle ensures the best exercise experience.

The equipment is ergonomic with movement angles that mimic natural body movement. These design features enhance the ease of using commercial fitness equipment.

The commercial fitness equipment’s movement angles also ensure safety from injury.

What is the routine care and maintenance of commercial fitness equipment?

The care and maintenance of commercial fitness equipment will vary. The variation in routine care and maintenance will depend on:

  • The moveable features of the commercial fitness equipment
  • The materials used to build the commercial fitness equipment
  • The frequency in their use.

Here is detailed information on the routine care maintenance of commercial fitness equipment:

Metal commercial fitness equipment: Metal commercial fitness equipment includes dumbbells, kettlebells, and barbells. The routine care and maintenance of commercial fitness equipment include:

  • Wipe them down with water mixed with dish soap.
  • Follow up by drying them dry with a clean piece of cloth.
  • Rubbing them with mineral oil also helps in preventing rust.

Non-metallic commercial fitness equipment. Non-metallic commercial fitness equipment includes exercise mats and foam rollers. In general, all commercial fitness equipment is made from plastic, rubber, and related materials.

For this group of commercial fitness equipment, spot cleaning them with diluted dish soap is ideal. Some types of commercial fitness equipment are sold with cleaners. So, check with our sales team at Yanre Fitness if they are available.

What type of finishing do you have for commercial fitness equipment?

The commercial fitness equipment at Yanre Fitness undergoes a two-step finishing. First, they undergo sandblasting then followed by powder coating.

This finishing ensures that the commercial fitness equipment is durable. The finishing also gives the commercial fitness equipment an elegant appearance.

Let’s look in detail at the two steps of finishing:

Sandblasting: Sandblasting is done to remove rust from metal parts, including pipe frames. It is a preferred method for removing rust because it is eco-friendly.

Powder coating: After the rust is cleared by sandblasting, a powder coat is applied. The quality of powder coating is determined by the quality of powder used. That’s why at Yanre Fitness, we use only High-quality grade powder.

However, the use of this finishing method will depend on the commercial fitness equipment.  

What kind of piping is used for commercial fitness equipment?

Commercial fitness equipment that are used for strength training usually has frames made from steel pipes. The steel pipes offer durability and strength to the equipment.

Different pipes may be used depending on the commercial fitness equipment. These pipes include:

  • Rectangular pipe
  • T-shape pipe
  • Semi-elliptical pipe
  • Circular pipe
  • Flat oval pipe

The pipes may also vary in thickness, though it is recommended to use the standard Q235 pipes for commercial fitness equipment.

At Yanre Fitness, we have comprehensive buyers guide with more details on piping. 

How do I choose commercial fitness equipment for my gym?

There are several things to consider when choosing commercial fitness equipment. These things include:

  • The type of clients. The commercial fitness equipment you choose should meet your clients’ needs. So ensure you factor in your clients, age, sex, and fitness goals.
  • Your gym should also have enough commercial fitness equipment to cater to clients.
  • Your budget: You need to balance your budget with the fitness equipment needs of your clients. 
  • You will get more value by buying commercial-grade fitness equipment for a large gym. Of course, they are more expensive. 

But such commercial fitness equipment can withstand long-term repeated use better. 

  • Available space: Your choice of commercial fitness equipment depends on the space available. 

So, multipurpose types of commercial fitness equipment are ideal for gyms with limited space. On the other hand, you may go for a broader range of commercial fitness equipment for a gym with ample space.

Are your commercial fitness equipment certified?

Yes, they are. The commercial fitness equipment at Yanre Fitness has the ISO20957 certification. 

The ISO certification reassures you that the commercial fitness equipment complies with the international safety standards.

Can I order commercial fitness equipment with customized color options?

Of course, yes. Most commercial fitness equipment comes in a variety of colors. 

Are the choices available still not ideal for you? Then contact our sales team for advice on the available customization options.

What is the cost of commercial fitness equipment?

Commercial fitness equipment has costs that vary widely.

The cost will vary depending on the type, model, and size of the commercial equipment. You will also get competitive prices if you buy in bulk.

Here are the costs of commercial fitness equipment you will commonly find in gyms?

Treadmills: The cost of a treadmill starts from $250.00. But the price can go to as high as $8975.00.

The prices of treadmills will vary depending on the type and model of the machine. The cost will also vary on whether you are buying in bulk.

Rowing machines: Rowing machines come at different prices, with the cheapest ones costing as low as $1000.00. But the cost can go to as high as $2245.00.

The price variation depends on the model of the machine.

Air bikes: The cost of air bikes ranges from $200.00 to $1850.00. Generally,

The cost of air bikes varies with their models.

Recumbent bikes: Recumbent bikes are commercial fitness equipment whose cost ranges between $649 and $6499.00.

The variation in the cost depends on the brand and model of the recumbent bike.

Stair steppers: The lowest price you can get a commercial stair stepper is $3000.00.

On the other hand, the high-end stair steppers cost as much as $4750.00. These prices depend on the brand and model of the commercial fitness equipment.

Upright exercise bikes: There is a wide selection of upright exercise bikes.

These types of commercial fitness equipment have prices that range from $549.00 to $4950.00. The costs vary depending on their brands.

Weight bench: The cost of the weight bench varies as widely as its selections.

The lowest price you can get a weight bench is $195.00. On the other hand, brands with more features can cost as much as $2995.00.

Power rack: There are various models of power racks, with the basic ones costing $500.00. However, power racks that come with more in-built features can cost as high as $3695.00.

Smith machines: Smith machines cost ranges from $899.00 to $4000.00. Generally, the cost varies depending on the brand and model of the machine.

Conclusion

Was the information in this guide helpful? At Yanre Fitness, the customer is king. So we strive to satisfy all your questions. Please contact us for more assistance. Have you decided on the commercial fitness equipment you want to buy? Then contact us, and we will give you a quote today.