Category: Gyms

Whether you're a gym owner looking for tips on how to reduce gym noise so that the people living in the apartments downstairs stop complaining or you're looking to setup a home gym and want advice on the best gym equipment to get that disturb everyone in your house then keep reading for advice on the quietest treadmills, treadmill matts and much more.

dropped weights create a lot of impact noise which will vibrate through your floor
Soundproof Gym Flooring 101

Reducing gym noise is a must for gym owners. One of the most effective ways of doing this is to use soundproof gym flooring. If you're looking for the most effective soundproof gym flooring we recommend: Contents What Is Soundproof Gym Flooring & How Does It Work?Sound Waves & Gym FlooringTypes Of Soundproof Gym Flooring1. […]

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The 5 Best Noise Cancelling Headphones For Working Out

The best headphones for working out are comfortable to wear, secure and durable. They should be lightweight, produce decent sound quality and be able to withstand sweat. Here's our 5 top choices: One of the key features for gym use is noise cancellation technology. Having noise cancelling headphones helps to block out all the external […]

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Quiet Gym Times: Best Times For Peaceful Training

Visiting the gym when it is busy sucks. Your workout can take twice as long as you have to wait for equipment to free up, not to mention it is noisier too. The quietest times to visit the gym are between 9am -12pm, 2pm till 4pm in the afternoon and anytime after 8pm in the […]

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Quiet Bumper Plates: Which Are The Best?

Dropping weights is noisy. Using quieter bumper plates can help significantly reduce gym noise, particularly when paired with mats, weightlifting drop pads or soundproof gym flooring.   If you're looking for good quality, affordable bumper plates which are quieter than most then these Fringe Sport bumpers are a good choice: Made from slightly softer rubber than […]

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Weightlifting Drop Pads to Quieten & Protect Your Weights

Lifting weights is noisy.  The heavier the weights and the higher you lift them the more likely you are to have to drop them on the floor. If you do this it will make a lot of noise, even if you are using quiet bumper plates and a lifting platform. Weightlifting drop pads provide a […]

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Quiet Cardio Workouts: 8 Low Noise Exercises For The Home

Getting fit can be noisy.  Whether you’re jumping up down doing burpees and star jumps, running on a treadmill or slamming weighs around (if this is you we recommend you try some weightlifting drop pads), noise feels like an unavoidable consequence of working out. If you live in an apartment or share your home with […]

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Quiet Punching Bags For Apartment Use

Boxing is a great way to keep fit; it builds power and strength, improves coordination and helps you shed spare pounds while keeping your heart in top condition. A punching bag and a pair of gloves can be acquired at minimal cost and can keep you fit for life (if you’re committed enough). If you’re […]

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Quiet Bike Turbo Trainers: For Silent Apartment Training

When it comes to bike training you can’t beat the open road. Unfortunately the problem with the open road is that sometimes it is full of traffic and bad weather can make it dangerous and unpleasant to ride on. If you're in a rush check out the table below for some of the best quiet […]

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5 Best Quiet Ellipticals For Apartment Use

Ellipticals (also known as cross-trainers) provide an excellent full-body workout and, compared to running on a treadmill (read our article on quiet treadmills if that is of interest to you), is a much quieter form of exercise. If you're short of time here is our table of 5 of the best quiet ellipticals: If you live […]

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The 6 Best Quiet Exercise Bikes For Apartment Training

Exercise bikes are generally thought of as being a fairly quiet form of exercise. But this is not always the case. If your exercise bike has a heavy flywheel and you use it on a hard wooden or tiled floor then significant vibrations will be generated which will easily be heard through in the room […]

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