Gym Pit Foams For Sports

Gym Pit Foams For Sports

If you're looking for pit foams for sports, then you've certainly come to the right place. Gym Pit Foam, a UK leading manufacturer for everything related to pit foams for sports, stocks a variety of foam for all sporting needs. Here at Gym Pit Foam, we specialise in pit foams for sports. Whether you need pit foam for extreme sports or for gymnastics, we have you covered. Pit Foams For Sports Keeps Customers Happy. Introducing a foam pit into your gym or skatepark, is a great way to keep your customers happy and to ensure they return. Using pit foams for sports allows visitors to both train their skills and also enjoy themselves. Foam pits don't just have to be used for competitive events and training. They're also great fun for both adults and kids alike. What's not to love about diving head first into a cushiony pit…
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Foam Tricks to Try at Your Local Foam Pit

Foam Tricks to Try at Your Local Foam Pit

Is there a local foam pit near you? Better yet do you own one? If you have the chance to use a foam pit, you'll want to make the most of it. Whether you ride a BMX, skateboard or fancy yourself a gymnast, here's some awesome foam tricks for you to try. Foam Tricks For Trampolining and Gymnastics Turn your body into the ultimate spectacle without tattooing yourself from head to toe. Unleash your body's true potential and move without limits. These foam tricks are bound to drop a few jaws. Back Flips and Front Flips: Probably the most well known and most commonly practiced foam tricks in gymnastic history. The back flip is essentially a backwards somersault, where the gymnast outstretches their arms and legs. A front flip, as the name suggests is the opposite to a back flip. A foam…
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Foam Logs Vs Foam Cubes – Which Do You Prefer?

Foam Logs Vs Foam Cubes – Which Do You Prefer?

The Ultimate Decision - Foam Logs or Cubes? If you're looking to install a foam pit in your gym or skate park, then you've got a big decision to make. Foam logs or foam cubes? OK, perhaps it's not really such a big decision after all. Mostly the differences between the two are purely aesthetic. Whether you prefer the look of foam cubes over logs or vice versa is entirely up to you. We've addressed the benefits of foam cubes in a previous blog post. If you'd like to read more on this be sure to check out Foam Cubes and Their Many Uses. Here we discuss in detail the many practical uses of foam cubes; surprisingly there's plenty. Today however, it's time for a close up with foam logs. We'll be comparing both foam cubes and logs so that you can decide which you…
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Why Use Foam Pits for Extreme Sports and Gymnastics?

Why Use Foam Pits for Extreme Sports and Gymnastics?

Foam pits go hand in hand with extreme sports and gymnastics like salt and pepper. They allow athletes to push themselves to the limit in order to realise their true potential. If it weren't for foam pits, gymnasts such as Shawn Johnson, Kristian Thomas and Gabby Douglas may never have ascended to Olympic greatness. Foam pits in skate parks have also made it much safer for extreme sports enthusiasts to push their potential. This has prompted a new generation of extreme sports stars who may have never realised their talent without foam pits. Foam Pits in Extreme Sports Foam pits have played an integral role in the evolution of extreme sports. This is especially the case for sports such as skateboarding and BMX'ing. Foam pits allow skaters and cyclists to be bigger and bolder than ever before. By eliminating the potential for serious injury, bigger stunts can be attempted more frequently and…
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Foam Cubes and Their Many Uses.

Foam Cubes and Their Many Uses.

The Possibilities Are Endless With Pit Foam Cubes! There are plenty of uses for pit foam cubes. If you’ve got the imagination, the possibilities could be endless! The team at Gym Pit Foam have racked their noggins in an effort to devise some of the best uses for foam cubes. Behold our comprehensive list of the best uses we’ve seen and heard of for pit foam cubes. The Best Uses For Pit Foam Cubes. 1. Foam Cubes for Extreme Sports. Extreme sports and foam cubes go hand in hand like rhythm and blues. Some of the world’s greatest skate parks boast their very own foam pits for adrenaline junkies to dive straight into. To all you BMXers, skateboarders and even freestyle skiers; the only way to truly master those sick…
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How to Build a Foam Pit For Your Gym

How to Build a Foam Pit For Your Gym

Building a foam pit has never been easier. Construction of a foam pit is fairly easy to do. You will require some base pit foam made to measure and then to top it up with our foam pit blocks, foam cubes or foam pit logs. But before you can start construction of your foam pits read through our step by step foam pit guide below. 1. Choose How Large You Want Your Foam Pit Before you start considering how to build your foam pit, it is very important to think about the main use for the pit. Will it be used for specific manoeuvres and tricks, maybe even alongside equipment like BMX and skateboards? All of these things will have an impact on the required depth, length and width of…
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The First Gymnastics Gold Medal in 108 Years

The First Gymnastics Gold Medal in 108 Years

GB Foam Supporting Olympic Gymnastics at Rio 2016 Here at GB Foam we are proud to be British. When we get to the office in the morning there is a pot of tea waiting for us to start our busy day. From the guys in the factory making some of the world’s best hand cut foam, to the office team waiting to take your calls - every one of us love to watch the Olympics. When a call came in last month Nicki in our sales department was excited to hear that Team GB’s gymnast duo Max Whitlock and Brinn Bevan (from South Essex Gymnast club) were going out to Rio for the 2016 Olympics. We supplied South Essex Gymnast club with foam logs for their gym pits, allowing the…
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GB Foam Celebrates 40th Birthday

GB Foam Celebrates 40th Birthday

40 Years of British Manufacturing For GB Foam GB Foam, is celebrating 40 years of business today. From its small, 1976 beginnings in High Wycombe it has expanded and diversified within an ever changing foam industry growing to over 2.5 million turnover across 3 sites in the UK. Setup initially for the booming furniture industry, GB Foam now provide a comprehensive range of specialist foam products to a wide variety of market sectors all around the world. From Gym Pit Foam, Automotive and Aerospace to Bedding and Medical Healthcare; GB Foam produce fully finished products which are exported globally, with a strong plan going forward to develop and shape the foam industry for future generations. Their factory is equipped with the latest CNC cutting technology and throughout the years have…
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