How to Choose Fitness Equipment for Your Gym

By now, you've figured out the location for your gym and have either signed the lease for the building or bought the space. These tips will help you figure out the kinds of equipment you should choose to outfit your new facility.

Determine gym space limitations

How much total space do you have for your gym's building?

When starting a gym, remember that a significant amount of space will be taken up by non-equipment areas, including lobbies, offices, bathrooms, utility rooms, and other extra features. If you're a franchisee, note that your franchiser has set up standards you must follow for how much room these features must take up.

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