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Gym Equipment Maintenance Checklist

Preventive maintenance is now being recognized as a cost-efficient means to reduce costly repairs, keep equipment in good running condition and extend the life of equipment by as much as 40%. You can also use this checklist for regular safety checks and good record keeping help you protect your clients from injury when they’re using your equipment, and also protect you from liability in the event of an incident where someone is injured at your facility.
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07/26/2022

Gym Equipment Maintenance Checklist

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Preventive maintenance is now being recognized as a cost-efficient means to reduce costly repairs, keep equipment in good running condition and extend the life of equipment by as much as 40%. You can also use this checklist for regular safety checks and good record keeping help you protect your clients from injury when they’re using your equipment, and also protect you from liability in the event of an incident where someone is injured at your facility.
  • For most machines, all you need to do is complete four simple tasks, regularly. Wipe down, vacuum, lubricate, and tighten bolts. Read on to find out more.

  • WIPE DOWN: When you work out hard, you’re bound to sweat. This sweat can drip down onto the frame of your gym equipment. And, over time, sweat can cause the frame to corrode. This is particularly true on indoor training bikes.

  • VACUUM: If you own a treadmill, vacuuming around and underneath it is important. Dust and dirt can get under the motor cover and affect performance.

  • LUBRICATE: Lubricant helps chains, pedals, brake pads and belts on fitness equipment to run smoothly. Let’s explore what you need to lubricate, and how often, depending on what machine you have:

  • TREADMILLS

  • How often lubrication should be applied depends on usage, we recommend the following:

  • ROWING MACHINES

  • INDOOR TRAINING BIKES

  • TIGHTEN BOLTS

  • CROSS TRAINERS

  • EXERCISE BIKES

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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