GymMaster Blog for May, 2020

GymMaster Integration Spotlight: EGYM

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Seeing measurable results is a major determinant of how motivated a member is to work out, and subsequently, it influences their likelihood of remaining a member at your club. Therefore, providing members with the ability to measure their progress over time is a valuable tool to keeping them members engaged with your club.

EGYM makes the use of internet connected workout machines and their fitness apps to allow members to track progress and compare results against goals, either set by themselves or personal trainers. Members log in to the machine using their dedicated EGYM account, which stores performance data that …

Keeping up club morale during stressful times

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

During stressful times, such as those facing the world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting economic impacts, it is important to maintain morale amongst both staff and members. Maintaining morale is a valuable measure to maintaining the mental health of your club’s stakeholders when their jobs, health and workout routine become uncertain.

In this article, we will cover some initiatives which can assist you in maintaining a positive morale amongst staff and members.

Ways to maintain morale in your club during stressful times.

Communication

Maintaining consistent communication and transparency is important to ensuring morale remains high …

Setting up gym business reports to regularly receive information by email.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Keeping up to date on what’s happening around your club is an important part of running a fitness business successfully. Gym reporting is a great way to keep your finger on the pulse of how your club is performing and using this regularly ensures you can pick up on potential issues as they arise and they become a problem. Being in-tune with club performance using data available in your gym management system can also help identify strengths and weaknesses for your business, helping you identify what areas should have resources focussed upon them.

For example, if you are seeing a …

Crediting members for unused time

Friday, May 1st, 2020

If you run your club’s memberships on a prepay basis and are forced to close your doors for an extended period of time—such as during an emergency, it may be appropriate to credit members with the remaining time on their membership.  Doing so can be beneficial towards their goodwill and loyalty towards your club, as they may feel that continuing to pay for your facility after it shutting for something outside their control is unfair (or in some cases, illegal).

Crediting members for unused time can be done in a few different ways within GymMaster. We will now go over …