Exercise equipment is useful just like any equipment in our home and workplace that is why proper maintenance and care should be given to them. Like our cars, maintenance is vital to taking care of this equipment should also be given special attention. I’ve come up with a simple list of how to properly maintain exercise equipment.
- Know what the equipment is made of
Having to know the manufacturing gives us an idea of how to maintain them. There are machines that are sensitive to certain cleaning chemicals so knowing its vital help figure out the right cleaning materials to use.
- Keep the equipment clean
Sweats on the machines are inevitable so keeping them clean by simply wiping with a damp cloth on a daily basis takes it away from future rusting and future breeding of bacteria.
- Keep machines well lubricated
Exercise equipment such as resistance machines makes up of moving parts that need to be lubricated on a monthly basis, reduction of friction and heat helps maximize the use of the machinery.
- Use genuine parts
In the event of parts replacement we should make sure to only use genuine parts, they may seem expensive but they are worth the money. Genuine parts always last long compared to substandard ones. We don’t want to end up buying more replacements parts and end up spending more right?
- Check Cables and Belts on a regular monthly basis
Constant check-up on cables and belts helps in the prevention of future damage to the equipment. Easy detection of parts replacement is also essential to prevent sporadic damage to the entire equipment.
- Invest in reliable and well-known equipment
There is really no harm in investing to buy reliable brands it has high-quality materials and is always proven to last long which will always be cost-effective in the long run.