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Benefits & steps to becoming an eco friendly gym

Mon, Aug 5, 2019

In recent years environmentalism (otherwise known as being ‘green’) has become a rapidly growing area of interest for both customers and businesses across a broad range of industries - from hospitality to transportation and everything in … More

Top Fitness Trends 2019

Wed, Jul 31, 2019

The ACSM’s health and fitness journal has recently conducted their annual survey of over 2,000 health and fitness professionals on what they believe will be the top fitness trends around the world in 2019. This survey asks the industry leaders … More

Using GymMaster with Silver Sneakers

Mon, Jul 1, 2019

The Silver Sneakers program is an initiative encouraging physical activity from older adults to better maintain their health - it is an American program, however there may be other similar initiatives in other countries if you live outside of the US. … More

Managing your Gym’s Billing More Effectively

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

As your club grows, keeping on top of billing can become a tedious and time consuming task for you and your gym’s staff if you don’t have efficient systems in place. However, this is a highly important area of business for gym owners to focus upon. … More

Using Facebook with Gym Software: Installing the Facebook Pixel in your GymMaster Member Portal

Wed, May 22, 2019

Leads captured within the GymMaster member portal which have been generated from Facebook & Instagram can now be tracked and attributed to your efforts on social media with the new ability to install the Facebook pixel in GymMaster. You can … More

Choosing the Best Billing Provider for your Fitness Club

Tue, May 7, 2019

Choosing the best billing provider is key to saving time, money and effort in the long run. While GymMaster offers a streamlined solution with your billing provider operating in the background, there are a variety of questions you should ask when … More

Club Membership Hold Policies: Best Practices

Wed, May 1, 2019

Sometimes life gets in the way of members being able to get to the gym. They may be unwell, going away for a holiday or even a student returning to college. Membership holds are a great way to keep these members engaged with your club and keep them … More

GymMaster's Newest Integration: Zapier - What does it mean for your gym?

Tue, Apr 9, 2019

After a number of enquiries from our clients, we are pleased to announce that we have added the capability for you to use your GymMaster software in conjunction with one of the world’s most popular automation tools - Zapier. Click here to … More

Fitness Club Newsletters - Best Practices to Get The Most out of your Email Newsletters

Fri, Apr 5, 2019

Keeping regular contact with your members is key to maintaining club engagement, especially for your less active members. A fantastic way for keeping clients up to date with happenings around your club through use of monthly fitness club newsletters. … More

6 Reasons your Fitness Club's Website Needs a Members Portal

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Efficiency and convenience is key to the success of a business in this digital age. Today, having information at our fingertips is an expectation rather than a bonus. The member portal is a powerful tool adding functionality to your fitness … More

Fitness Club Online Marketing Channels for Increasing Website Traffic

Wed, Mar 27, 2019

Finding the best combination to use for your fitness club online marketing campaigns is extremely important. Doing so can boost membership numbers and offer your club an attractive return on investment. There’s a plethora of digital marketing … More

Fitness Club Digital Marketing Tips to Get More out of your Member Portal

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

So, you club is organized with GymMaster and your member’s portal is installed. That’s great! BUT, something’s not quite right.. Why am I not getting enough bookings for classes or personal trainers through the portal? Why … More

Top 5 Fitness Club Software Essentials - The 2019 Software Tool Kit

Thu, Mar 14, 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

Creating a New Fitness Club: Getting the First 100 Members

Sun, Mar 10, 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 … More

Creating a New Fitness Club: Setting up for Success

Thu, Mar 7, 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 … More

How to Create a New Fitness Club: Planning & Preparation

Sun, Mar 3, 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 … More

Quick Tips to Make your Club's Website More Useful

Sun, Feb 24, 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 … More

Why Average Memberships Per Club in the US are Decreasing & What this Trend Means for your Club.

Wed, Feb 20, 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 … More

Refreshing your Fitness Club in 5 Easy Steps

Fri, Feb 15, 2019

For many gyms when they first set up shop with their shiny new machines, dumbbells and bathrooms there is a lot of excitement among new members to get in and try the place out. After a few years, this shine will fade due to the hard daily use of your … More

Maintaining your Club's Competitive Position in Gym-saturated Locations

Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Highly gym-saturated locations lead to slowing growth and, in many cases, the weaker (not literally) clubs members end up being consumed by the more established facilities when they struggle to compete. For example, recent reports show … More