Get Out. Get Fit. Do it Now.
Fitness doesn't have to be kept
indoors and constrained within mirrored walls and poor lighting. New pieces of outdoor exercise equipment
are being designed all the time—the real question is, what should you look for and how can you implement it into your facility?
There are many benefits to placing outdoor fitness equipment
in your office
complex, sports field or any other facility you see fit. Whether it's improving employee moral, creating a more
efficient sports area or a long-term benefit of lowering the cost of insurance policies, both your company and those
who use the fitness equipment will benefit from the outdoor area.
There are five main categories that outdoor fitness equipment can generally be divided into.
Each different fitness machine allows for various exercises that will help improve and strengthen the targeted
4. Strength and Flexibility
There are many safety precautions, instructions, and rules that should be enforced if you
choose to implement an outdoor fitness area. Posting these messages on Message Boards
is a good way to ensure
the rules are seen and abided by.
A level surface is required for proper installation of outdoor fitness equipment. Concrete footings must be poured
to stabilize the in-ground mount components of the equipment. Please note: You should completely assemble the unit prior to pouring the
"Outdoor fitness equipment is on the edge of
becoming the hottest trend in the park and recreation industry."
There are many different layouts of the outdoor exercise equipment that will best suit various environments. When
choosing your layout, you'll want to consider the order of exercises users might partake in. Putting the Leg Extension and Leg Curl
near each other might be a good idea. Same with the Butterfly and Reverse Butterfly Machines and other machines that work similar
muscle groups with different variations. Click here
for some suggestions on how to layout your outdoor exercise equipment area.