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- 24 years experience in exercise mats manufacturing (established in 1997)
- Patents & certificates: meet ISO20957 standard, over 40 patents (Utility Model Patents & Appearance Design Patents)
- All products are self-designed to provide professional movement angle, which is acknowledged by many professional trainers.
- Made of sustainable natural rubber, it’s good to your body and the environment.
- Produced with sustainable material that won’t damage the environment so it fits your eco-friendly values
- Come out on top in terms of the versatility they offer.
Over 95% clients choose to cooperate with Yanre Fitness, after visiting our factory and trying our commercial gym equipment personally.
Our gym equipment meet ISO 20957 standard, with over 40 patents (Utility Model Patents & Appearance Design Patents)
For more than 20 years, Yanre Fitness invested over 8 million USD for technology development.
Thick Exercise Mats Wholesale – Definitive FAQ Guide
Searching for the best quality thick exercise mats and not sure from where to get them?
Then look no further! You have come to the right place.
Our definitive FAQ guide on thick exercise mats will make sure you make the right choice for your gym.
Table of Contents
- What Is a Thick Exercise Mat?
- What Are the Various Types of Exercise Mats?
- What Are the Dimensions of a Thick Exercise Mat?
- What Materials Are Used to Manufacture Thick Exercise Mats?
- What Are Some of the Features of Yanre Thick Exercise Mats?
- What are the Benefits of Buying Thick Exercise Mats in Bulk?
- Does the thick exercise mat hold its grip over time?
- Is the thick exercise mat non-toxic?
- Does it have a chemical-like odor?
- Is the Thick Exercise Mat Waterproof?
- Are the Thick Exercise Mats Padded with Enough Foam?
- Is the Thick Exercise Mat Customizable?
- How to Protect Thick Exercise Mats From Damage in the Gym?
- Final Words
What Is a Thick Exercise Mat?
A thick exercise mat is a special kind of fabricated mat designed to comfort you from the hard floor/wood surface when doing exercises. Gym owners can use it to build a stretching area or ground exercise section in the gym.
The foam padding inside the mat provides extra cushioning and support. It also helps to prevent injuries while exercising.
Figure 1: Thick exercise mat
What Are the Various Types of Exercise Mats?
There are five different types of exercise mats available.
- Pilates Mats
- General Purpose Exercise Mats
- Yoga Mats
- Stretch Mats
- Foam Mats
- Floor Protecting Exercise Mats
The details of these types are given below :
A pilates exercise mat generally has a thickness above 15mm. It is specifically made to protect the body against hard surfaces. The material used for pilates mats are closed cell foam structure. It is used for doing Pilates and other exercises on the ground.
Figure 2: Pilates mat
General Purpose Exercise Mats
General purpose exercise mats are widely popular and found in all types of gyms. It is the ideal mat type for floor-based exercises like push up, situp, and Russian twists.
Figure 3: General purpose exercise mat
The yoga mat has a thickness of 0.3cm-0.6cm, making it the thinnest out of all the mats. It allows for increased traction and enables the body to move quickly.
Figure 4: Yoga mat
Stretch mats are thick in size and cannot be folded. They are made using PVC, which guarantees long term use in the gym.
An expanded stretching zone can be made in the gym by laying them next to each other.
Figure 5: Stretch mat
Foam mats are usually 5 inches thick and are made from foam. The mats are used in martial art classes to provide cushioning support. They are also good for high intensity trainers as they absorb shock. They protect joints from damage.
Figure 6: Foam mat
Floor Protecting Exercise Mats
They are placed in one place in the gym and aren’t allowed to move. These mats are EVA foam mats that help absorb shock, reduce noise and protect the floor underneath.
Figure 7: Floor protecting exercise mat
What Are the Dimensions of a Thick Exercise Mat?
The thick exercise mat comes in different sizes and shapes for all gym or training centers.
The dimensions can range from somewhere between :
- Length: 183cm – 213cm
- Width: 61cm – 191cm
- Thickness: 2.54cm – 5.08cm
Figure 8: Dimensions of thick exercise mat
What Materials Are Used to Manufacture Thick Exercise Mats?
The thick exercise mats can be made using various materials. The three main types of materials used in thick exercise mats manufacturing are:
Vinyl Exercise Mats
Vinyl mats are very strong and durable over time. They have a water repellent surface and are designed for long-term usage. It provides excellent support and gives a spongy feel. The fabric-like surface is easily washable with water and soap. It is perfect for all types of gyms.
Figure 9: Vinyl exercise mat
TPE Exercise Mats
TPE stands for Thermoplastic Elastomer material. These mats are strong, comfortable to use, and recyclable. TPE mats are elastic and give a soft cushioning feel. They can keep their shape for a long time and are well regarded as eco-friendly.
Figure 10: TPE exercise mat
EVA Exercise Mats
EVA stands for Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate. These mats are lightweight and comfortable. However, as they have a soft surface, it is not as durable. The surface gives away over time to the abrasiveness of shoes and trainers. They are affordable and a good choice for new gym owners.
Figure 11: EVA exercise mat
What Are Some of the Features of Yanre Thick Exercise Mats?
The thick exercise mats are full of features. They are designed elegantly and can be a perfect addition to your gym.
Here are some of the essential features of Yanre thick exercise mats:
High-Density Solid Material
Our thick exercise mats are made using high-density material. They offer great comfort and are long-lasting.
The thick exercise mats are made extra thick. This gives you extra comfort when exercising and provides better cushioning.
Lightweight and Foldable
Our exercise mats are lightweight for their size and are easy to carry around. You can take the mat to different travel locations and do exercises.
Protects against Moisture, Bacteria, and Odor
Our thick exercise mats are designed to protect you against moisture, bacteria, and odor. Thus giving you extra comfort and safety while exercising.
Non- Slip Surface
The mats come with a non – slip back. This helps with the problem of sliding off the floor. The textured surface also provides better grip and resistance against the body slipping out of position.
What are the Benefits of Buying Thick Exercise Mats in Bulk?
Being one of the largest gym equipment manufacturers in China, we can provide the option of buying in bulk for our customers.
Buying in bulk gives you many incentives. Some of them include:
Cost-effectiveness: Buying in bulk reduces the cost per unit and saves a lot of money. You can put that money back into your business or buy more equipment from us. We’ll give you a great offer!
Option for Customization: When you buy in bulk, we can meet all your needs. You can request special customizations like your name on the logo, your own choice of material, and your own design. This allows for a product made entirely for you.
Saves Time: Not only does buying in bulk help save money, but it also saves time. You can make a single order covering all the requisite details. Plus, it also saves time on delivery.
Environmental Friendly: Ordering in bulk makes use of fewer plastic materials in packaging. It also makes our operation more efficient.
If you are environmentally conscious, this is certainly the way to go.
Figure 12: Thick exercise mat bulk manufacturing
Does the thick exercise mat hold its grip over time?
Yes, the thick exercise mats are textured for increased traction and can maintain their grip over time. This allows for better grip and resistance.
The textured surface protects the arms and legs from accidental slipping when doing exercises. It is rated high for both safety and comfort.
Figure 13: Exercise with a thick exercise mat
Is the thick exercise mat non-toxic?
Yes, the thick exercise mat is made from rubbers that are 100% non-toxic and chemical-free. It has no known health defects. The mat is made of TPE. It is a form of rubber.
The materials are capable of being recycled and are eco-friendly.
Does it have a chemical-like odor?
No, the thick exercise mat is 100% free from chemicals and doesn’t have any harsh smell. But it does have the usual smell of factory-made products.
The smell will go away after a few days of usage.
Figure 14: Chemical-free thick exercise mat
Is the Thick Exercise Mat Waterproof?
Yes, the thick exercise mat has a water repellent surface. However, you are advised not to put it on a wet surface and maintain dryness.
Long time exposure to water can damage the mat and will reduce durability.
Are the Thick Exercise Mats Padded with Enough Foam?
Yes, the thick exercise mats are padded with enough foam to give you utmost comfort when exercising. Also, our thick exercise mats are made using closed-cell foaming technology.
This process slows down shock damage and increases the lifetime of the mats.
Is the Thick Exercise Mat Customizable?
Yes, Yanre Fitness offers various kinds of customizations.
You can customize the color, size, logo, brand name and the thickness of the mat according to your taste.
How to Protect Thick Exercise Mats From Damage in the Gym?
So you have made up your mind and decided to buy some thick exercise mats, you still need to know how to maintain them in the gym.
Trainers in the gym can’t exercise on dirty mats. That’s just unsanitary. To keep the mats in good condition, you should follow these instructions:
- Place the mats in a dry environment
- Place the mats in a dry environment
- Place the mats in a dry environment
Figure 15: Thick exercise mats placement in the gym
We hope this ultimate FAQ guide on thick exercise mats has answered most of your common questions. We have tried hard to include all the relevant questions relating to this product. We hope you enjoyed reading them.
If you still feel like something is unanswered, or have something specific in mind and want to know in more detail, please contact us. We’ll try to answer your queries.
And if you are interested in importing some quality thick exercise mats, do contact us.