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Gym Mats For Large Areas

Gym Mats For Large Areas

Fitting Out Large Areas

Southern Cross Mats are a professional supplier of mats for commercial application. We have a large assortment of customers coming to us to outfit their training areas. Customer as diverse as last enforcement, military and elite martial arts schools rely on us for their mats. Generally they are customers that require gym mats for large areas.

We have been supplying commercial roll out mats to customer far and wide. They are therefore looking for a custom solution to meet their needs. Lucky for them Southern Cross Mats is a professional supplier of commercial training mats and has years of experience outfitting gyms and training areas. Let us help you set up your gym too.

Large Area Outfitting and Custom Solutions

The main appeal of commercial roll out mats is they lend them selves to the fitting out of large areas. When you are looking at setting up a large area of 100m2 plus then it helps to have mats which you can just roll out. With these mats you can literally set up a large area in minutes. The mats connect to one another using a velcro system for maximum convenience. You can roll them up or out again in a short time when conducting maintenance or moving to another location.

Stock Options for Quick Delivery

For smaller areas or domestic applications we have stock roll out mats combo on offer. They are a 3m x 3m roll out mat which offers a great space for training. The mat comes apart in the middle for easy storage and transportation. They have proven very popular for people want a professional quality mat without the expense or hassle.

We have foam mats in stock which are another great option if you are looking at setting up a training area. Our foam mats come in a range of thicknesses and colours so setting up a gym has never been easier. They are so popular precisely because puzzle mats are inexpensive yet comfortable to train on. If you are looking at setting up a gym both domestic and commercial then foam mats are the way to go.

Contact Southern Cross Mats for information and pricing. Our professional staff are always happy to help.

Get Super Fit With Gym Mats

Get Super Fit With Gym Mats

Get Super Fit With Our Gym Mats

With the weather getting cooler it is easy to just retreat to your living room and start the hibernation. Cool weather is synonymous with lazying around and drinking hot chocolate. Unfortunately if you do that then all the good work you put into keeping fit during summer will go to waste. The better option is to stay active and keep the weight in check. You want to stay fit all year round. To that end you can stay fighting fit with gym mats. Having home gym or one at work is the best way to stay in shape during these cooler months. 

All Sort Of Gym Mats For You

Fortunately you have a supplier like Southern Cross Mats to give you the best range of gym mats available in the Australian market.  Unlike other providers our sole focus is on providing the best training mats and the largest range.  Lots of organisations consider us a one-stop shop for training and gym mats which is why we have so many customers scattered across the country.

Our extensive range largest range of puzzle mats in the largest in the country. We stock a variety of colours, thicknesses and styles so you are sure to find something that you are looking for. Puzzle mats are great for any number of activities and are perfect for both commercial and domestic applications.

If you are looking for something more high end then our  tatami mats are a great choice. In fact we are one of the only suppliers to have them in stock all year round which probably explains why we are the first port of call for people setting up new gyms. The tatami mats we have in stock are grey, black and green in both 2m x 1m and 1m x 1m. With tatami mats you can’t go wrong.

All Your Favourite Activity Made Better

The mats we have on offer are great for numerous activities. Although they are often referred to as martial art mats they are used by a large spectrum of organisations. Our commercial roll out mats are in high demand are in high demand with organisations as diverse as the police, military, schools and daycare centres just to name a few.

Also our range of yoga mats and fold out mats are used by everyone from pilates ( and yoga of course) practitioners, physiotherapist and the like. So if you are looking for a training mats look no further.

Contact Us At Southern Cross Mats

Browse our great website for mats or give us a call. Our friendly staff are very knowledgable and always happy to help. 

Great Mats For Gymnastics

Great Mats for Gymnastics

Great Mats For Gymnastics Training

There are few sports that command the loyalty of their practitioners like gymnastics does. Gymnastics might be an Olympic sport but it is much more than that for some. It is for many gymnasts a way of life also. They live and breath the sport and it give them immense satisfaction to succeed. That is why they train hard but it is also why they need great mats for gymnastics. If you want to train hard and long then you need to be sure you have the protection you need.

Crash Mats & Landing Mats for Gymnastic Training

One of the most important type of mats for gymnastic is crash mats. Also know as landing mats they are an integral part of training. As we know gymnastics is known for so much aerial maneuvers. No other sport  focuses so much on it as gymnastics does. That is why every gymnasium should have crash mats for their students. 

Foldout Mats For The Home

Whilst most of the training takes place at the gym lots of practice is done at home. That is where foldable gymnastics mats come into play. Our foldout mats are made from compresses foam wrapped around with PU. The PU material means it is easy to wipe down after a training session. It is also a durable material.

Nation-wide Supplier of Gymnastics Mats

The good thing about Southern Cross Mats is that we supply gymnastics mats nation-wide. As a gym mats supplier we are now nationally recognised supplier of professional training mats mats.

Green & Black EVA mats

Green & Black EVA Mats From Southern Cross Mats

Introducing Green & Black EVA Mats

Southern Cross Mats are proud to introduce Green & Black EVA mats to our already extensive range of gym mats. We are always looking at ways to improve options for our customers. Green is a popular colour when it comes to corporate colours so we know there will be a lot of schools out there excited about the prospect of green & black EVA jigsaw mats.

Green & Black Mats a Great Combination

Black and green is a great combination of colours for gym mats which is why we have added them to our range.  Our client base demands the best and we aim to deliver with the largest range of gym mats in Australia. That is why we not only have the largest range of jigsaw mats but all kinds of mats. Browse our website and you will see why so many organisations come to us for their gym mats needs.

Contact Southern Cross Mats For Your Gym Mats Needs

No matter what your needs when it comes to gym mats we got you covered. We stock every thing from floor mats to wall mats and beyond. Whether you want a single mats or are decking out an entire gym look no further. Check them out now to learn more!

Green & Black EVA mats

Wood Grain Gym Mats

Gym Mats Galore

Your Gym Mats Specialists

During these difficult time you still want to stay in shape and stay fit. To that end you got to have the right gym mats for your needs. To find the right gym mats you need to have the right supplier. Lucky for you Southern Cross Mats is one such supplier. We are the preferred supplier of gym mats by customers from all shapes and sizes. At Southern Cross mats we have gym mats galore.

Gym Mats Galore For Your Needs

No matter what your activity we have you covers there is an option for any type of activity and then some. Southern Cross Mats has everything from floor mats to wall mats and beyond. We also have a large range of training gear to further enhance your training. It i no wonder that people across the country choose to use us for their needs.

Wall Mat & Floor Mats

It is easy to think that we supply only professional gyms. We have an extensive reputation with professional organisations across the country.  It is important to consider all safety aspects of a gym. That is why we also stock wall mats (or wall padding) as well. Everyone thinks of floor mats but often they neglect to understand the importance of protecting their walls as well.

Southern Cross Mats – Your One Stop Shop

No matter what you are looking for we are here for you. As a trusted supplier for organisations across Australia you can be sure we will take care of your needs. We supply everyone from fitness studios and martial arts schools to government organisations and law enforcement.

If you have any questions about any of our products then don’t hesitate you contact us. Our friendly staff are always have to help you with your gym mats needs. At Southern Cross Mats we strive to be the best supplier of gym mats in Australia.

Gym Mats Galore

Cork Yoga Block

Cork Yoga Mats The Way to Go

Cork Yoga Mats The Way to Go

When you are looking for a yoga mat it helps to have something that is not going to impact on the environment. To that end you are lucky to have a supplier that already supplies a great range of yoga mats which have minimal impact on the environment such as Southern Cross Mats. Now you have a new option to think about which is the natural cork yoga mats.

Sustainable Material Yoga Mats

The great thing about cork yoga mats is that they are made from a sustainable material. The cork is sourced from cork plantations and the best thing is that they come from the bark of the tree. When they harvest the cork they don’t actually cut the tree down they just pull off the bark. The rubber bottom of the mat is PVC free so you know you are a good thing.

Great Mat for Yoga Training

The best thing about cork mats is that the more you sweat the better you stick to the mat. There is nothing worse that sliding around when you are doing you hot yoga or simply sweating as people do. With these mats you don’t have to worry about that.

Easy to Clean and Healthy.

Have you ever thought about why they use cork in wine bottles. One of the main reasons is they are resistant to mould. This make cork an ideal material for making yoga mats. It is after all a product which will find itself getting wet all the time so you want to know that it can handle it.

So if you want to go next level when it comes to yoga mats go for cork. Contact us for additional information and pricing or follow the link on this page to our sister site where you can purchase it online.


Cork Yoga Mats

Jigsaw Mats At The Olympics

Jigsaw Mats At The Olympics

If you were watching the Olympics during the past month you would have noticed that heaps of sports take place on mats. The mats are necessary to keep the competitors safe. The gymnastic competed on gymnastics mats.  The Wrestler competed on wrestling mats. The list goes on. The most prevalent mats you would have seen were Jigsaw Mats At The Olympics.

Jigsaw Mats Are Olympic Mats

The most prolific mats at the Tokyo Olympics were in fact jigsaw mats. You would have seen jigsaw mats during the karate competitions and you would have seen them during tae know do as well. There is a good reason why you would have seen jigsaw mats being used by these two sports. Here are some:

  • Durability
  • Connectability
  • Easy to maintain
  • Look good
  • Comfortable

Indeed these are just some of the reasons you would have seen them used in competition. The truth is that is you attend any kind of tournament including BJJ, karate, Tae kwon do, karate or even Savate you will see jigsaw mats in use. So it is no surprise that you saw them being used during the Tokyo Olympics.

Gym Mats Not Just For Professionals

A more true statement has never been made. Although profession almost always use good gym mats during training it doesn’t mean they are only reserved for them. Everyone should use gym mats when they train. If you love your body and you want to train longer then you need to have the protection. Your body is a temple and it needs looking after.

Where to Get Good Mats?

It’s a fair question. Knowing you need good gym mats or jigsaw mats is one think. Finding the right supplier is a completely different story. Luck for you you’re on the right track. If you are reading this post then you have found us. Southern Cross Mats is a premium supplier of gym mats, including jigsaw mats, for both professional and domestic purposes. Give us a call or simply browse our website.


Jigsaw Mats At The Olympics


Realise Your Olympics Dream With Jigsaw Mats

The one thing you would have noticed watching the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (in 2021) is that competition is fierce. The athletes really play hard and they come to win. Years of preparation is what got them there and it is what will see them through. All the coaches and equipment that was required to get them there is mind boggling. In the end that is what it takes to become a champion.

Jigsaw Mats Make The Olympics Champion

Whilst it would be far fetched to claim that it is the mats which make the champion it surely doesn’t hurt. To get to where these athletes are take pure grit. Some of them come from countries and situation where they are starved of the equipment most others take for granted yet they excel. That said it is the countries which put the most into their athletes training that sees them get the highest medal tally. Just take a look at the USA, China and Russia.

To be a champion it helps to use champion equipment. Jigsaw mats are one such item. When it comes to gym matts then jigsaw mats truly are right there at the top. A lot of sports, especially in martial arts, use them at an Olympic level. Just have a look at the likes of Taekwondo, Karate, wrestling and boxing and I am sure that you will find jigsaw mats in the gyms that they train.

Train Hard But Keep Safe

Whilst it is one thing to train hard it is another to take care of you body. It is body and mind which gets you there so you need to be mindful of taking care of yourself when training. This is where jigsaw mats come in which is the point I am making here. If you can keep yourself from getting injured during training then both your body will be grateful and your head. 


EVA Mats - Olympics

4 Fold Mats

New Extra Large Foldable Mats

Southern Cross Mats is pleased to announce a new range of extra large foldable mats. These new mats are larger than our regular mats and offer additional protection and comfort.

Our new extra large foldable mats come in two sizes. There is the 3 fold 180cm x 120cm and the 4 fold 240cm x 120cm. Depending how much training area you need we have you covered.

The best thing about these new mats is that they can be folded away for easy storage or transportation. So check them out and buy yours today.

Southern Cross Mats aim to be the best supplier of training mats in Australia. Contact us for additional information. Our friendly staff are always happy to help.

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Wall Padding For Your Gym

Benefits Of Wall Padding

When people set up theirs they often think the only  gym mats they need go on the floor. They think EVA mats, vinyl mats or rubber mats. Although those mats are a very important component of the gym to say they are all you need is plain wrong. You have to also consider the need for  wall padding

With floor padding is it a no brainer. Depending on the kind of issue you want to resolved the choice is usually simple. There are a number of gym mats options available to suit any situation. If you have heavy equipment you go with rubber mats. If it is an anti-fatigue mat you require an EVA mat or tatami mats will suffice. People however tend to neglect the walls.

Protect Your Clients With Wall Padding

Damage to your body during training doesn’t just come from impact with the floors. There are also those times when impact with the wall can cause injury. This is especially true when you are doing person to person activities like sparring or cross training. There is a real danger that distraction can lead to impact with the walls. This is where wall padding comes into the equation.

Luckily there are a few options available when it comes to padding your walls. You have your standard wall pads which are 1.8m high and 60cm across. They come with timber backing so they can be attached to the wall. You also have rollout wall pads which are light weight and can be attached to the wall using adhesive or velcro. There are even pads for poles which in themselves can present a hazard.

Gym Mats Abound

So there you have it. There are many options when it comes to decking out your gym with mats. You want to make sure your customers are safe and comfortable. You want to keep them coming back for more training. After all a happy customer is a good customer.

MMA Wall Padding


Best Training Mats

Best Training Mats

What Are The Best Training Mats

Sometimes it is hard to know what the best Training Mats are for the particular activity that you do. There are so many mats on the market that it can make things confusing. They come in so many different shapes and sizes. Not to mention colours as well. That is what we are here for. To help guide you through the process.

Individual Training Mats

The first thing you would want to ascertain is what kind of activity are you doing. Is it a group activity or is it an individual activity? It it is the later then you might want something you can just roll up and take with you where ever you go.

A good option for this would be Pilates Mats which are light weight and very portable. Pilates mats are also often called yoga mats although there are mats which a exclusively for use with pilates training. Pilates mats are usually made from light weight material like EVA, PVC or NBR. There are all foam like materials which are durable and inexpensive.

Group Training Mats

Then you have the kind of mats you would use if you were training in a group. These might be Gym Mats that you lay down permanently such as tatami mats. Tatami mats are usually bigger and heavy which make them let portable than other gym mats. You will find them in martial arts schools and other places where a durable mats is required.

Then you have gym mats which are smaller and more light weight such as Puzzle Mats.  With puzzle mats you have a mat which is 1m x 1m and comes in a variety of thickness. They also come in different colours which makes them idea for all sorts of organisations. The best thing is that they are easy to transport and store especially if you have a special made trolley.

Best Training Mats

Benefits of puzzle mats

Popular Mats For Training At Home

In this hopefully soon post covid world people will probably continue to train at home. Sure they will resume their gym training at some point if they haven’t already but the urge to train at home will remain. Which is why they will continue to require mats for their home training. Here we discuss popular mats for training at home.

Firstly to say that this mat is more popular that that mat and vice vera is pointless. All mats are great for training and the main factor is to have a training mat in the first place. You need to protect yourself during training for your long term benefit. It is good to know, however, what is available and what is out there. A good place to start is EVA mats.

Popular Mats

EVA Mats A Flexible Mats

EVA Mats are a mat which is made from EVA material. There are many things made with EVA. It is an inexpensive material and it has good protective qualities which is why it is so useful. It is particularly useful for training which is why EVA mats exist. A popular form they come in is puzzle mats, where you can set up large areas in your home or gym.

Other mats made from EVA are yoga mats. So they are a single mat which you roll out onto a timber or concrete floor. They are portable and usually light weight depending on the thickness. This type of EVA mats is popular not only for yoga but also for pilates and other physical activities.

EVA Mats



Heading to The Gym With Gym Mats

Gym mats are any kind of mat which you would use during gym training. They come in all shapes and sizes and use different types of materials. The term Gym Mats is a very broad term which is used to describe any mat you might use for your training. Gym mats would include everything from yoga mats to crash mats and tatami mats.

gym mats

Which brings us to Jigsaw Mats which are also great mats. It can be argued that jigsaw mats are indeed the most popular mats for home training. Indeed they are our highest selling mats. If I had to nominate a gym mats which outsells all others it would definitely be jigsaw mats. They are inexpensive and you can cover a large area in no time. I guess their convenience and cost is what make jigsaw mats such an interesting proposition.

Jigsaw Mats


Francis Ngaggou

Francis Ngaggou Moves up Pound-For-Pound List

Francis Ngaggou has moved up the pound-for-pound list after his defeat of Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. His victory has seen him move to fourth position whilst UFC fighter Jon Jones stays at the top. Jon has stayed at the top of the list even though he has rarely fought in the recent past due to personal issues.

How long Francis will stay on the list is a question everyone would like to know. Obviously his time on the puzzles mats has paid off with his improved performance. The question is whether he will have the stamina to keep up the training. Lots of fighters have made it to the top only to lose momentum and fall again. Miocic was the exception when he held onto the title for six years.

Every fighter knows that they need a good set of jigsaw mats if they are going to remain at the top. That is certainly true for a fighter of Ngannou’s calibre. He would indeed need to spend hours training on jigsaw mats to achieve his level of skill. 

There is nothing better than having a good gym to train. A key factor of a good gym is the kind of gym mats they have. If you were to check you would find that a large portion of MMA gyms have jigsaw mats somewhere in there gym. Sure the main sparring area might mats MMA mats but they are more than certain to have jigsaw mats in common training areas.

That said I do have a soft spot for Stipe and I do hope that he makes a come back. I would not be surprised if there were a trilogy fight between Francis and Stipe in the future.

Miocic vs Ngannou

Stipe Miocic loses to Ngannou at UFC 260

Sadly Stipe Miocic lost his title fight against Francis Ngannou at UFC 260 over the weekend. Whilst it was a great victory for Ngannou it was nit such a great fight for Miocic.

Whilst Ngannou had dominated most of the start of the fight Miocic tends to be a slow starter so a come back was always on the card. Unfortunately Ngannou is a heavy hitter and when he clipped him on the chin it was game over.

Talk now is for Ngannou to fight the legendary Jon Jones in a heavy weight title fight. It will probably be the biggest UFC fight in a while. It is also sure to generate a lot of revenue for the organisation which is what they are all about.

Where now for Miocic is hard to say. I am sure there was a rematch clause in the fight contract. It would potential be a trilogy fight considering that Miocic won last time so it would be good to see them fight again. Whether Miocic continues to train on his MMA mats or jigsaw mats is another thing altogether. One thing is for sure this is not the last time we will see Miocic fight.

Stipe Miocic loses to Ngannou

Gym Mats

Great Jigsaw Mats For A Great Gym

So many gyms and fitness centres make the mistake of not buying proper mats for their flooring.  As such they usually end up with complaints from their member how are the ones that have to put up with it.  The best way to mitigate such situation is to get great jigsaw mats because good mats mean a good experience.

Worry not, it’s not hard to find better ways to have your students be on top of their game, and it’s usually the basics that need work. We must not overrate the benefits of installing jigsaw mats. This is where the Southern Cross Mats comes in.

It features a high density EVA foam material with a T-pattern finish or tatami finish on both of the sides. As the name suggests, it offers interlocking edges and anti-slip surface which further adds to the quality and durability. It can also be trimmed for better fit into irregular areas such as corners. Being made from EVA foam make installation easy.

We, at Ezymats are the top leading supplier of Jigsaw mats in Australia. The mats that we offer come with many benefits and you can always contact us and browse our shop for the product that fits your needs. Our mats are a staple of high-quality and show nothing but absolute durability and efficiency under various conditions, and their resilience knows no bounds.

The Southern Cross Mats supply a stunning range of mats which are suitable for numerous activities.  The come in different sizes and colours which should suit most colour schemes.

You can always contact us if you have questions about our mats and you can also browse our other products. Souther Cross Mats has a full range of gym mats available. We supply everything from wall mats to floor mats. Feel free to contact us!

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Puzzle Mats

The Benefits of Puzzle Mats

Staying fit and healthy has become more important than ever. This is especially true now that we are in a Wuhan corona induced pandemic. The reality is that most people are staying at home and that has limited their opportunity to get out and recreate. As any good doctor would tell you the best way to stay active and prevent health risks is to exercise. Whilst the benefits of exercise is clean you should also consider the benefits of puzzle mats.

It may be true that exercise is the answer but you want to make sure you don’t get injured. One way to do that is through the use of exercise mats. Exercise mats are a solid piece of workout equipment which every person should have. They come in different types, shapes and sizes to suit any workout requirements. 

Some of the best exercise mats are Yoga mats, Gym mats, and puzzle mats. Using mats protect the floor you are training on and keep you comfortable while doing your fitness training simultaneously. What would be better?

4 Important Benefits Of Puzzle Mats

Puzzle mats can benefit you in a number of ways. Have a look at some of the other important benefits of puzzle mats.

Gives You Proper Support

If you do a lot of floor exercises, puzzle mats are definitely mandatory. One of the most important benefits of puzzle mats is that it gives your body parts proper support while doing your different exercises. For example, when you are training or you might fall to the ground whilst doing exercises such as “burpies”. With puzzle mats in place, you can protect the floor and reduce possible injuries.

Inexpensive, Durable And Less Maintenance

Most puzzle mats are inexpensive, especially if you purchase them from suppliers such as Southern Cross Mats who are direct importers. They also follow a direct to consumer sales model. It also helps that they have a solid reputation in the market as a provider of quality exercise mats.

Whether it’s for yoga, gymnastics, martial arts or aerobics, these mats will not break the bank. Moreover they are a durable form of exercise flooring and are suitable in both residential and commercial applications. They are also easy to clean which makes them easy to maintain. Remember all you need is a damp cloth and you mats will remain clean.

Shock-absorbent Surface

Exercise mats play an important role in your safety while you do your daily workout routines. Another of the benefits of puzzle mats is that no matter what training workout you do, your mat will be there for you. Fortunately puzzle mats are inexpensive and are available in many colours and thicknesses. If you are not sure which ones to buy, consider asking your fitness trainer or call and expert. You’ll want to consider how you plan on using it, as well as other factors like thickness and size.

Benefits of Puzzle Mats

Benefits of puzzle mats

Black Pilates Mats

Pilates Mats For Christmas

Everybody nows by now that Southern Cross Mats is the premier supplier of gym mats in the Australian market. We have been a leading supplier of gym mats for years now. People from all around the country are enjoying our mats now and they will continue to do so in the future. Amongst our best selling gym mats is pilates mats. Get your pilates mats for Christmas to get into shape.

Get in Shape in the new year

Everybody nows that Christmas is both the best time of the year and the worst. It is the best because you get to hang out with family and friends. It is the worst time for your waist line. People tend to eat a lot of food and drink a lot of beer.

That is why it is also the best time to prepare for the new year. You want to make sure you are ready to go when the times comes and get yourself fit again. Pilates is a great way to do that. Buying some pilates mats for Christmas makes more sense than ever.

Premium Supplier of pilates mats

Southern Cross Mats is a premier supplier of pilates mats in Australia. We have warehouses in Sydney and Melbourne ready to dispatch mats Australia Wide. There is no better place to go for your gym mats than Southern Cross Mats. Our mats are the preferred mat for people everywhere so get some today!

Pilates Mats For Christmas

Pilates Mats For Christmas

Get Your Interlocking Mats

The Unbeatable Popularity of Interlocking Mats

All sorts of training mats have come and gone over the years but one mat persists. The mats that are unbeatable are interlocking mats. Some people might know them as grappling mats. Some people might know them as foam mats. The bottom line is that they are great mats to train on which is why they will be popular for years to come.

Call Them Jigsaw Mats Too!

There is a reason why interlocking mats are also referred to as jigsaw mats. That reason is simple. They join together like a jigsaw puzzle. How they differ from an actually jigsaw puzzle is they the pieces are all the same. Can you image a jigsaw puzzle where all the pieces are all the same. What would be the point? Which jigsaw puzzle mats though there is a point in that you want to keep it simple.

Popularity of Interlocking Mats 

The persistent popularity of interlocking mats comes down to one thing. They are convenient to use. Interlocking mats are light weight which makes them easy to carry. Also their size make them easy to store when they are not in use. The best thing about them is that they interlock into each other which is great for training. There is nothing worse than having to constantly push mats back together during training. With these mats you don’t have to do that.

So if you are wondering about the popularity of interlocking mats you really shouldn’t. The above explanation speaks for itself. Southern Cross Mats is at the forefront of mats technology.


Popularity of Interlocking Mats