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How the GDPR Affects the Fitness Industry

Sun, Mar 4, 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 … More

The 6 Most Popular GymMaster Blog Posts of All Time

Tue, Feb 20, 2018

As we settle into 2018, we wanted to take a look back at some of our most popular blogs over the years. These are the 6 popular read blogs from 2017, with some wonderfully relevant tips to keep your business on top! We love sharing informative, … More

GymMaster App For Members: App Walkthrough

Wed, Feb 7, 2018

A fitness club app is a great way for clients to interact and engage with your club while working out, or at home. The app links seamlessly with your GymMaster, delivering important information and booking abilities to members. The app offers these … More

GymMaster Staff App: Run your Club on the Go

Wed, Jan 3, 2018

Now its easier than ever to run the day to day tasks of your facility. The GymMaster Staff app allows you to not only view all of your important business and member information, but also control many aspects of your club’s administrative tasks … More

Top Ten Fitness Trends For 2018

Wed, Nov 22, 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 … More

Tackle Unpaid Account Balances

Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Do you dread the idea of having to call up your clients to ask for payments on unpaid account balances? Do you let you financials suffer because you avoid that awkward conversation? Do you worry this phone call may affect your ongoing relationship … More

Feature Spotlight: Member Can Pay Their Outstanding Balance Online

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Debt collection doesn’t have to be the bane of your job any longer. With GymMaster, you can simply direct your members to the online member portal, where your members pay online. Whether it’s a failed payment, an IOU, or a complicated … More

Feature Spotlight: Adding Product Discounts via Member Benefits

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

A great way to reward your members is by including member benefits, such as special offers, discounts or freebies on products for certain memberships. We’ve made this really easy for you, your staff and your members. Maybe you want to give your … More

Gym Member Retention Strategy: Onboarding New Members

Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Congratulations! You’re getting new members signing up to your gym. This article is all about the next step: The onboarding process. Designing a good onboarding strategy will both maximize your member retention and enhance your member … More

GymMaster's Accounting Release

Tue, Mar 7, 2017

The latest software update from GymMaster brings a range of improvements to save you time and visualize where your business is standing, reinforcing our position as the most easy to use membership management software in the fitness industry. We’re … More

Why Being in the Cloud is Good for your Fitness Business

Wed, Nov 16, 2016

Managing your fitness business shouldn’t be a hassle. A cloud solution to managing your business gives you better flexibility, functionality and … More

Getting to Know the Gatekeeper

Tue, Oct 25, 2016

GymMaster’s Gatekeeper is an essential part of the hardware setup for 24/7 access. What is the Gatekeeper? The Gatekeeper is the door controller that has been developed by GymMaster to be used for controlling access to your gym. It has been … More

9 Hidden Costs of Gym Software

Wed, Oct 5, 2016

So, you’re looking for a new membership management solution. Whether you’re leaving your old provider or it was simply time for a new one, switching your software is a big deal for your business. Here at GymMaster, we believe that a big deal doesn’t … More

The Power of Company Culture in Your Gym

Tue, Aug 23, 2016

What is Company Culture? Think of culture as the personality of your gym. It’s the experience that your members, potential members, and your staff have when they interact with your company. More specifically, it is your core values, beliefs and … More

6 Things To Look For When Hiring Gym Staff

Wed, Aug 3, 2016

Many gym owners have noted the importance - and difficulty - of getting and keeping high quality staff. You need staff that you are confident will represent the face of the company that you love; people that reflect the same basic values as you and … More

How To: Generate Personal Trainer Schedules

Mon, Jun 27, 2016

In our latest GymMaster release, we refined the process in which personal trainer schedules are generated. PT schedules are now generated automatically when a new user, listed as a personal trainer, is created. The PT is now a user with a linked … More

What should I sell in my gym?

Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Adding a retail aspect to your business is an effective way to increase your bottom line and add a sense of convenience to your members’ experience at your facility. Think like your members If I get to the gym and realise I’ve forgotten my … More

5 Tips for Smart Social Media Promotions

Fri, May 20, 2016

The other day I saw a sponsored ad on Facebook from one of our GymMaster clients nearby advertising that they’ve recently gone 24/7. It’s great seeing our clients expanding their business by utilizing GymMaster to it’s full potential, and it’s … More

6 Ways to Make Online Reviews Count

Tue, Apr 12, 2016

User reviews play a huge role in our online decision making. Think about it… When you’re looking for a restaurant in a foreign city, Yelp reviews give you an overall picture on quality of food, value for money, and level of service. When you … More

7 Reasons You Need An Online Member Portal

Thu, Mar 3, 2016

What kind of online experience do you offer your members? Efficiency and convenience govern our preferences in this digital age, where information at our fingertips is becoming an expectation rather than a bonus. A member portal on your website is a … More