What Is The Best Weightlifting Flooring For A Home Gym?

By Lisa Hobbie Created: July, 2022 - Modified: December, 2023

The best weightlifting flooring will be durable, versatile, and easy to clean. It will provide protection to the subfloor and allow for free movement.

Gym Rubber Flooring offers a number of free weight flooring solutions that will absorb some of the sound from dropped weights, offer shock absorption and work well for other varieties of strength training and exercise programs.

5 Top Free Weight Flooring Options for Home Gyms

The products are easy to install and offer top notch surfaces on which to use hand weights and other types of equipment needed to build strength and gain muscle.

Sundance Mats Interlocking Black

Gym Floor Workout Fitness Tile

The Sundance Mat features a very high level of toughness for use in home gyms and weightlifting rooms and can easily endure the use and abuse from heavy weight machines and exercise equipment.

They are versatile and can go under all exercise machines and free weights as a wall-to-wall floor, or, as an island installation. The rubber tiles each measure 2x2 feet, offering roughly 4 square feet of coverage area per tile.

Interlocking jigsaw puzzle-style edges simplify installation and lock each fitness tile in place, even when they’re subject to stress from weight or intense use. The floor is easy to maintain and will offer years of quality protection.

Rubber Flooring Rolls 3/8 Inch Regrind Confetti

Rubber Flooring Rolls 3/8 Inch Regrind Confetti

Rubber Flooring Rolls 3/8 Inch Regrind Confetti is a rubber flooring roll that can be used to cover a larger space. It’s an affordable option that is easy on the environment and on your checkbook.

Customers use this solution for protecting subfloors from free weights and exercise equipment, and appreciate how well it performs as a sound dampener.

This rubber flooring is manufactured using second run materials. It’s a green product that is made in the USA. It boasts a higher density than other rubber rolls and offers a ⅜ inch thickness and 10 percent color confetti throughout.

Sterling Athletic Rubber Tile

Sterling Free Weights Rubber Tile

These Sterling tiles are popular in commercial gyms, especially those that have free weights and large weight machines. The 1-1/4 inch thick premium color rubber floor tiles do not show wear and tear when used as weight room and weightlifting flooring. As you might expect for such a thick rubber tile, this product offers outstanding durability. It can stand up to rough treatment without showing damage or significant wear.

These high-quality tiles carry a good value because of their long-lasting design. You won’t have to replace this flooring for a long time. This product carries a limited lifetime warranty.

Interlocking Rubber Floor Tiles are 2x2 8mm

Interlocking Rubber Floor Tiles are 2x2 feet and 8 mm thick

Interlocking Rubber Floor Tiles are 2x2 feet and 8 mm thick. They are made in the USA and are a breeze to install.

This product is a perfect one to serve as free weight flooring, as it is designed to withstand the heavy weight of weight and fitness equipment, as well as constant foot traffic. The tiles also dampen noise and offer a smooth, non-slip surface.

This durable product delivers a long lasting surface that will provide a base on which to enjoy years of weight-lifting routines and intense workouts. Customers love how the mats meet their needs, while also being attractive.

UltraTile Rubber Weight Floor Black

UltraTile Rubber Weight Floor Black

UltraTile Rubber Weight Floor Black product is another one designed for weight rooms, sport facilities, and home gyms. They are also used in professional and college weight rooms.

These 2x2 rubber floor tiles are available in many different colors, and they are made from superior recycled rubber content. They deliver a tough, shock-absorbing floor that is perfect to workout and train on.

The 2x2 gym tiles feature a patented 1 inch thick top layer and a pedestal underside that offers a raised design under which cables and wiring can be kept out of sight.

Customers like Michael have been so pleased with this product. In his online review, he wrote, “Product came on time, was easy to install, and has been working great as a gym floor in our free weight area.”

The Best Free Weight Flooring Solutions

Exploring the many options of weight room flooring may feel overwhelming. With the many dependable, durable, and attractive mat options to choose from with options to suit any preference, our team will help you find the option that is perfect for your space!