If your cardio machines and weightlifting equipment seem to damage the floor of your gym in anyways, then equipment mats can act as a protective layer under these devices. Flooring experts can tell you which kinds of mats are perfect for your gym machines. Factors like shock absorbency, noise cancelation, durability etc. matter while selecting the best mats for your equipment. Rubber exercise equipment mats prevent wear and damage caused by heavy equipment. Among mats, the rolled rubber and the Dojo Mat are presently high on demand. Protective matting is needed to secure the position of your machines and to prevent damage to the gym floor. The fact of the matter does not remain that only heavy equipment will damage the gym floor, in fact, the vice-versa is also quite likely. A crack on the floor might damage the equipment in some ways, which will incur you, huge expenses. So, equipment mats are necessary to protect both the equipment and the floor.