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Here’s why your home gym should be professionally designed

We ask Gym Marine Yachts & Interiors why it pays to let a professional work on your workout space

Gym Marine has come ashore. After years of keeping yachtsmen in peak physical condition on the high seas, the recognised gym design experts are dropping anchor and expanding into interiors. From here on out, Gym Marine Yachts & Interiors will not only focus on boats, but will deck out offices, hotel gyms and even private homes. And we couldn’t be happier.

Now, even if you’re not lucky enough to sail a superyacht, you can still benefit from Gym Marine Yachts & Interiors’ expertise in the field of home gym design. And with their impressive previous projects — from designing the gym at the Mandarin Oriental in Hyde Park to kitting out the world’s largest sailing yacht — you can be sure they know exactly how to build the perfect home gym.

We spoke to Edward Thomas, Director at Gym Marine Yachts & Interiors, about why it pays to let a professional work on your workout space.

Having one point of contact makes everything easier

It can be frustrating, when building a gym, to ensure all of your equipment will fit, look good together, and work in the way you want it to. But, by allowing a home gym designer to take the helm, you can be assured that the entire design delivery and after sales process will go smoothly.

“We are also opening a gym design studio and showroom in Bath this winter,” says Thomas, “where clients will be able to visit with their personal trainers, try the kit and have their gym mocked up in 2D on site.”

Clients will also be able to browse leather and paint samples, while sipping a protein shake from the on-site juice bar. And, just to show the lengths to which good home gym designers will go to for you, Gym Marine Yachts & Interiors will also show you other luxury products, such as high-end audio systems and connected fitness fashion.

By choosing an independent consultant, you will get the best of all equipment

One of the best things about choosing a designer such as Gym Marine Yachts & Interiors is that they won’t pigeon-hole you into using a single brand’s equipment. Instead, they will use their expertise to pick and choose the best items from the best brands — over 50,000 different products, says Thomas.

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There’s also the added benefit that, as Gym Marine began their life decking out unique spaces on yachts, they are experts at customising equipment. So, if you’re struggling to work out how your kettle bells will sit with your cross-trainer, or even want to stick to a particular colour scheme, the designers will make it so.

The service is second-to-none, and totally free

“Our gym design service, and expertise is totally free,” explains Thomas. “We offer gym layout planning assistance and consultative advice on the creation of your gym space at no cost — and supply equipment at competitive prices.”

And that, in short, is the appeal of home gym design. The only strain you should feel in your workout space should come when you load up your barbell and start bench-pressing — and with a bespoke gym design, customised equipment and your expert Gym Marine contact, that’s exactly how it’ll be.

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