A multi-gym is just that – a piece of equipment that allows you to perform multiple exercises, just as you would if you were at a real gym. This is why some people buy such equipment for their homes. You will also see multi-gyms in other places though, including hotel gyms and regular gyms.
There is a lot to be said for using one that you’ll find in an actual gym rather than buying your own. You can still use it whenever you go there, but you don’t have to find room for it at home. There is no chance of it lying unused if you find you don’t have the time to make the most of it either. You can also get professional advice on how to get the most from using it.
The importance of stability and safety
Any multi-gym must be set up in the proper manner and maintained on a regular basis. This will help ensure it is always safe to use and won’t cause any injuries through being unstable or faulty in any way. A loose bolt or missing nut could be all it takes to trigger an injury.
Multi-gym injury compensation has in the past – in rare cases – been paid to people who have been hurt while using one of these gyms. Since all the equipment in a gym must be carefully checked and maintained regularly, it opens the way for a multi-gym injury compensation claim to be made if it can be proven this has not been the case. A lack of care and attention can mean someone is at risk of injury.
How have you been injured?
You shouldn’t expect to be injured while using a multi-gym. Injuries that could potentially occur might include torn and stretched muscles or ligaments, broken bones and even smashed fingers if you get them caught in some way. If this is down to negligence on someone else’s part, and you haven’t received proper training in how to use the machinery properly, a claim can be a good idea to try.
Accident Advice Helpline runs a free enquiry line you can use to find out whether a compensation claim would meet with success for you. Call us on 0800 689 0500 – this is the one number you will need to find out if your no win, no fee claim could be handled by our lawyers.
Date Published: October 25, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead