GymMaster Blog for March, 2020

GymMaster & COVID-19: Running your gym remotely using gym management software. 

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Given the rapid spread of COVID-19, governments around the world have begun putting entire cities into lockdown to slow the spread and reduce the strain which the virus is placing upon medical services. This has resulted in around a billion people around the world being confined to their homes, with many of these people continuing to complete their daily tasks through working remotely.

While this shift to working from home is generally more suited to those working from a computer, such as designers, developers or writers, the right cloud-based gym management system can allow your club to take a more …

Under-utilized Tools offered by Gym Management Software Systems

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Signing up to an all-in-one gym management system offers a host of valuable tools to be used during the management and daily operations of running your fitness club. Certain tools you may use daily, such as the 24/7 gym access control, automated billing and membership management functionality, while others you might only use on a weekly or monthly basis–such as your gym reporting and KPIs. Since there is such a long list of functionality offered by a comprehensive gym management system, during the learning process many gym owners opt to focus upon the key features being used regularly and never …

COVID-19: Keeping Members in the Workout Routine During a Lockdown

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Keeping members in their normal workout routine at your club may not be possible, safe, or even legal in some situations during the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, a benefit of this event occurring during the digital age is that your club can still be involved with, and even encouraging them to work out at home. This might sound like a counterproductive initiative for a facility that is focussed upon gaining income through facilitating workouts using equipment in the club, but there are a number of benefits to this. 

Maintaining a balanced lifestyle through working out during the pandemic will help …

Preparing your Gym for COVID-19 – Stats from impacted areas.

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Many clubs around the world are already beginning to feel the effects of the circulating COVID-19 pandemic, even those which haven’t directly been impacted by the virus and given the amount of media coverage and public interest that this topic is receiving, it is of no surprise.

Currently, this event appears to still be in its infancy, and while it is hard to predict what the coming months might bring for your gym, we are crunching the data to provide you with the best information on what is happening to fitness facilities facing this virus around the world. We hope …

How to run fitness classes remotely during COVID-19.

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Fitness classes can continue to be run through the use of a streaming service. Prior to the outbreak, streaming services were already very popular amongst the gaming and social media influencer communities. However, as regions around the world are being put into lock-down to help slow the spread of the virus, streaming services are being adopted into the daily operations of many other sectors to keep people connected–such as education providers. Your gym can also adopt these services into your operations during the pandemic to continue providing fitness classes for your members to follow along at home.

Instructors can be

COVID-19 & GymMaster: Frequently Asked Questions

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
By now, all clients should have received an email regarding how GymMaster will be handling the current coronavirus pandemic and can assist their business. Our support staff has started receiving queries and concerns regarding the topic, we have put together this guide to our most frequently asked questions to assist you and your business during this time – as always, if you find you have queries unanswered by this list, be sure to get in touch with support for clarification.

How do I email all of my members to let them know what’s happening with my facility?

It’s important to …