Things to Consider When Obtaining Refurbished Fitness Equipment

Things to Consider When Obtaining Refurbished Fitness Equipment

After a long and demanding work in the office, you would absolutely wish to spend some lone time and attain a hassle-free exercise, which you can hardly get when you are in public fitness centers or gyms. Your option is to install your personal gym in your home so that you no longer have to compete with other gym-goers for the use of certain exercise machine.

However, in order to have your private set of exercise equipment, you need quite a big amount. But if your budget is tight, why not consider purchasing refurbished fitness equipment, which are usually sold at just a portion of their original price!

Before buying refurbished fitness equipment though, it is important that you keep in mind the following points to get the best deal and value for your money:

Know your fitness goals
When you go shopping (online or not) for fitness equipment, you would likely see a wide selection of refurbished fitness equipment.  While they are usually offered at tempting deals, always keep in mind to purchase a machine or machines that best suit your needs if you don’t want your money to be put into waste.

Do some market price comparison
Don’t be fooled with low prices. If you have no idea of the original price of an exercise machine, do some research on the original or brand new price of the machine. Then of course, consider how long has the refurbished equipment been used. If you are purchasing used equipment, most especially if it is electric, stay away from equipment that have been used for over 5 years.

Make sure that the equipment is safe to use and in good running condition
Inspect the equipment for damages, cracks and rust. Make sure that you have it tested properly that it could still serve its purpose. Never buy the equipment if you are in doubt of its quality or else you might have to keep it on your storage room few days after you purchase it.

Choose quality brands
When you get equipment from an established company label in the market, you are ensured of a high quality product, whether it’s brand new or used. Of course, no good gym equipment- selling company could put their brand at risk by selling damaged or broken exercise machine.

Always check for warranty
You are doing yourself a favor if you purchase exercise machines with warranty especially if they are refurbished fitness equipment. If the equipment breaks down at a shorter span of time than expected, you can return it to the gym equipment store and have it replaced. You don’t have to spend some money for repair or replacement because it’s for free. So, don’t be afraid to utilize a warranty agreement if the situation calls for it. Exercise your right as a consumer.

If you are from cities like Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Mandeville, Shreveport and Jacksonville and you want to purchase quality refurbished fitness equipment at low prices, visit Fitness Expo Stores. For inquiries, email us at or call us at 1-800-323-1831.

Baton Rouge – (225) 928-5751
Jackson, MS – (601) 956-5681
Kenner – (504) 466-3966
Mandeville – (985) 624-9990
Metairie – (504) 887-0880
Shreveport – (318) 861-1107