Free Guide to Maintaining Gym Equipment

Amazon Leisure's free guide to gym equipment maintenance is designed to serve as a resource for gym and health club owners, but also contains useful information for owners of consumer kit. These articles originally appeared as separate stories in our news section but have now been compiled together onto this page to create a single guide.


Maintenance Guides for Gym Equipment

The section of pages below offers maintenance advice for the different machines commonly found in gyms and health clubs. Each page has useful information on recommended maintenance tasks to be carried out on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.

Following the best practice laid out in the owner's manual for each piece of gym equipment and keeping your fitness equipment well maintained is the best way to get long life out of your machine and to keep breakdowns to a minimum.

Treadmill Maintenance Treadmill Maintenance

Cross Trainer Maintenance Cross Trainer Maintenance

Exercise Bike Maintenance (Upright, Recumbent & Spin) Exercise Bike Maintenance (Upright, Recumbent & Spin)

Stepper Maintenance Stepper Maintenance

Rower & Strength Equipment Maintenance


General Maintenance Advice

The section below provides a series of articles with general maintenance advice for gyms and health clubs. Following the advice in these articles can help you to create effective maintenance schedules and run your gym. Topics included in this section include maintenance and the law, cleaning advice and general safety information.

Maintenance Tips Maintenance Tips

Why Preventative Maintenance? Why Preventative Maintenance?

Maintenance, Safety & the Law Maintenance, Safety & the Law

Cleaning your Fitness Equipment Cleaning Your Equipment

General Safety Rules General Safety Rules

Equipment Maintenance Equipment Maintenance


Breakdowns and Service Contracts

The final section has information on how to check different parts for signs of wear and how to know when that wear is excessive and guidelines for when you should replace equipment. The final section talks about Amazon Leisure's service contracts.

Parts Breakdowns and Replacing Equipment

Amazon Leisure Service Contracts