Learning the benefits of inlaid platforms

July 9, 2019

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Martin Streight, a longtime NFL and college strength/conditioning coach, educated strength coaches and coaches on the benefits of inlaid platforms and meticulous floor design during a presentation at the National Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association national conference in Washington, DC on Friday.

Streight has been a strength coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens, and the Penn State Nittany Lions. He has worked in the strength and conditioning industry since 1993, and now helps current strength coaches design their weight room floors, and serves as a performance weight room specialist for Abacus Sports Installations


Abacus exhibited at the NSCA Trade Show, showcasing their rubber weight room flooring and inlaid platforms to strength coaches from all around the country. Representatives from the company demonstrated how inlaid crash platforms improve the quality, flexibility, and design of weight room floors. Some of the advantages weight rooms provide are enhanced lifting and walking safety, ease of maintenance and cleaning, and an ability to creatively design a floor that is practical and able to be used as a recruiting tool.


Abacus, located in Lancaster, Pa., has been installing weight room floors for decades, and was involved in the conception and invention of the inlaid platform. They’re ready to share their expertise and experience with strength and conditioning coaches, and athletic facility managers.


Visit the company's website, https://www.abacussports.com/, for more information.

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