Starting a new gym? Why you need second hand equipment
There’s a lot to consider when you’re setting up a new gym. You need to find the right premises,
think about staffing and, most importantly, work out how to finance it all. The range of equipment
that’s available to your customers is often a key element in the success or failure of your new gym.
Get it right and you’ll keep people coming back for more. If you get it wrong you could find yourself
closing when you’ve barely got going. We think that when you’re starting a new gym, you need
second hand gym equipment. Here are just a few of the reasons why.
Provide a wide range of equipment
Setting up a new gym is costly. You could be looking at a five figure sum to do it properly. As a new
business it’s important to make a great first impression. If you’ve saved money by limiting the range
of equipment that you have available, you’re unlikely to achieve that.
We refurbish equipment that’s only one or two years old so that you get great quality equipment for
a fraction of the cost of new. That means that you can afford to buy more. When new customers
walk in they’ll be impressed by the choice that’s available to them and they’ll be more likely to
We have a wide range of gym accessories too to choose from including gym flooring, battle ropes,
Plyometric platforms and boxes, sleds, punch bags and a lot more.
Get to know your customers
When you first set up you’ll already have a good idea of what’s available in the area. You might be
serving a gap in the market or maybe you’re the only gym in the area. Until people start coming to
you and using the equipment you won’t know exactly what’s needed. Buying second hand means
that you can offer a wider range then see what people are using.
You might also find that new customers come along with particular health needs that would benefit
from different types of equipment. You might be able to afford to add something new by buying
second hand when the cost of brand new equipment