GymMaster Blog for the ‘News’ Category

Enhance your Gym’s Email Marketing

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Tracking the success of your gym’s email marketing is now possible within GymMaster, meaning you can see which of members receive and view your marketing campaigns and gym promotions.

As an ongoing commitment to improving our product for you, the GymMaster development team have recently announced a feature which shows you the status of emails that are sent out as part of your gym’s email promotions. You’ll get a deeper level of insight on who is actually reading the emails you’re sending, and who is not receiving them.

Little icons will appear within next to the emails in the list …

How the GDPR Affects the Fitness Industry

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

While relevant a wide variety of industries, the GDPR is specifically important for those in the fitness industry due to the sensitive nature of information collected.

The GDPR is being introduced on the 25th of May this year, and it is going to be the strictest privacy law in the world. It’s aim is to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world. If you are based in the EU or UK, or have any members or clients in the EU or UK, then this law applies to you.

There is a great deal …

GymMaster App For Members

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Today we celebrate the official launch of the GymMaster App, available now for both iOS and Android.

With growing support as our client-base continues to grow, GymMaster is pleased to announce the release of our GymMaster Member App. The app is intended to strengthen the relationship between the gym and their members, increasing member engagement and reducing the cost of retention & marketing, through push notifications.

Gym members can view the timetable within the app and easily book into classes. They can schedule sessions with their trainers and various offered services, as well as update their personal information.

“The launch …

CPU Vulnerabilities: Meltdown

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

All Services Will Be Affected.

A number of serious security vulnerabilities affecting many CPU architectures have recently been disclosed by Google Project Zero.

Jann Horn of Project Zero recently made the announcement. “We have discovered that CPU data cache timing can be abused to efficiently leak information out of mis-speculated execution, leading to (at worst) arbitrary virtual memory read vulnerabilities across local security boundaries in various contexts.”

As a result, our servers are requiring maintenance at multiple levels. Due to the severity of the vulnerabilities, action must be taken swiftly, which will require up to two hours or server …

Top Ten Fitness Trends For 2018

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has debuted their 12th annual survey of the top fitness trends for 2018, and there are some interesting expected trends appearing on the top 10 list.

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) comes in as the number one trend in fitness for 2018, four years after first been awarded the top place. Wearable technology was the hottest trend in 2017, which has been knocked back to number 3 this year; preceded by Group training.

Dropping from 2017’s top 20 in 2018 was Worksite health promotion; smartphone exercise apps, and outcome measures. Other trends that …

GymMaster Announces New Branding

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

New look and logo reflect continued international expansion in U.S. and abroad

The changes arrive as GymMaster pursues further expansion in the U.S. market, building on their established position as the leading provider of gym membership management software in Australia and New Zealand. GymMaster helps gym and health club owners and managers more efficiently run their facilities and grow their business.