March 14th, 2019
Gyms have been around over 3000 years, originating in ancient Greece. Back then they were used as a training facility for competition in the public games for young men. In today’s day and age, gyms are much more advanced, inclusive and require much more maintenance. Luckily, in 2019 there’s a host of clever software at your disposal, so the days of sitting at your desk running your facility are a thing of the past.
Here’s the essential software toolkit that all fitness clubs should be using to make the lives of staff and their members easier!
5. Todoist for Business
March 10th, 2019
You can only open the doors to your club for the first time once. The lead up to that big day is key to your club hitting the ground running and it’s success.
Take measures to build awareness of your new fitness club with prospective members to gain engagement with them early on. There’s a number of ways you can build anticipation for your club. Here’s a few quick ideas to get you on the right track.
A Few Months Out
Within 90 days of opening your club you want to be getting your name out there! This is an …
March 7th, 2019
The road to becoming an owner of a successful new fitness club can seem daunting and a long struggle. But there are a number of ways which you can improve your chances to getting there.
Here’s a few tips to setting up your new fitness club for success.
Equipment & Tools
Choosing the right equipment is key to not only saving money in ongoing maintenance and repairs but also client satisfaction. If you’re claiming to be the best crossfit gym, you better ensure you’ve got high quality barbells and bumper plates. Similarly it’s important for member retention to have quality …
March 3rd, 2019
Have you ever been working out at your local fitness club and thought you could do better? Maybe you’ve always wanted to start your own gym? or are just looking to shake things up a bit from your 9-5 desk job?
Whatever your reason, now is a great time to be getting in to the fitness industry. In many countries globally, market growth is increasing at a rapid rate as more consumers follow the 2010’s health-conscious trends. Setting up your club has never been easier either. Getting equipment is just a google search and the click of a button away. …
February 24th, 2019
In today’s day and age, it’s relatively easy for anyone to create their own websites for their gym. There are a number of platforms for which you can sit down at your computer with little to no coding experience and knock out a visually appealing and more-than-sufficient website for your business.
It’s one thing to create a website, but it’s a whole other story to create a USEFUL website. By useful website, we mean one where it’s going to benefit both your business, it’s members and also prospective members.
For a fitness facility or health club’s website to be useful …
February 20th, 2019
In recent years, the American Fitness Industry has seen a shift in demand for health clubs. You might be surprised to hear that the average size of American Gyms is actually getting smaller given the fact industry revenue figures have been increasing at near record rates.
How is this possible you ask? Well recent trends indicate that younger generations are more infatuated with experiences rather than actual goods themselves. For Gyms and health clubs this means that members aren’t just satisfied with barbells, dumbbells and cardio machines like they once were – American fitness consumers are looking more for the …