Monday, July 1, 2013

Maximize the Value of your Fitness Equipment

Your workout equipment is vulnerable to external factors, such as electrical wiring and connector damage. They can short out for a variety for reasons, including power surges in your electrical system. Water damage can enter your unit as well, causing an accelerated depreciation of parts that will need replacement sooner. Another problem that can occur could be the buildup of dirt and grime on vital components on your workout equipment. Stationary pieces may need to be cleaned and replaced because of the damage caused by the grime and rusting of different parts.

Your workout equipment should be a top priority just as you would prioritize your health and fitness. Once you make that investment into an expensive piece of workout equipment like a treadmill, you want to maintain that value over the life of the product. If problems arise, you do not want to have to deal with the expensive replacement of the entire machine. Therefore, replacing the part is the better option when fixing your workout equipment, saving you a ton of time and money.

Factors when Choosing Workout Equipment
The life span of your workout equipment is completely predicated on how well you take care of it. When talking in terms of treadmills, you will be paying roughly $1800-$2000 for a nice unit. These will more than likely last you anywhere from 7-10 years, but that all depends on how well you take care of the equipment.
You will also need to evaluate which brand of workout equipment you purchase. Different brands have a variation of life cycles, and you must choose your equipment wisely. Not always will the cheapest product be the best choice. Replacing parts, upkeep, and other factors such as depreciation will go into your decision of choosing the correct product. Do your research when investing in an expensive piece of workout equipment.
Replacing Worn Out Parts
The most common parts that need to be replaced on your fitness equipment include control boards, motors, and power-lifts  If your unit is not working properly, more than likely one of these parts will need to be replaced. You should refer to the troubleshooting guide in most owners’ manuals to determine what may be creating the problem. Refer to a certified technician or visit CoreCentric Solutions, Inc. at to order the proper replacement parts to keep your fitness equipment in tip top shape.