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Owner guide

How to open a gym: what you need to consider before opening

13 minutes read

Are you considering opening a gym, or are you amidst launching a new club? There are plenty of aspects that you should consider when you create such a business. To give you a hand, I made a list with all the operational aspects you should take into account.


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Complete member profile

Why should you take profile photos of your gym members

7 minutes read

One of the simplest methods of validating members' access to the gym is with the help of profile pictures. Regardless of the check-in method you use in the club, it is useful to have a photo of each member with an active subscription or service package in your management system.


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Essential documents

Why it's important to have member contracts and how they help you

9 minutes read

The member or service contract is helpful for gyms, mainly to avoid legal problems or misunderstandings with members.


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Sales campaigns

Using vouchers to increase sales at your gym

5 minutes read

One of the most efficient marketing and sales tools is, without a doubt, vouchers. Well, this sales and marketing tool has yielded excellent results for years in various sectors, including fitness.


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Impress your members

How to create a newsletter email for your fitness club

7 minutes read

By creating a newsletter for your members, you strengthen community spirit. You show that you care about your members, even when they don't make it to the gym. With the help of a constant newsletter, you will be part of their lives and remind them of your services, the wonderful atmosphere, and all the other reasons why they chose your club.


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Happy comunity

How to start a newsletter for your gym’s members

6 minutes read

Since few fitness clubs use the newsletter as a marketing method, it is also a great way to distinguish your brand from the rest of the competition. All the while providing members and potential customers with helpful content.


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Group fitness

5 tips to improve your gym’s group fitness classes

2 minutes read

With a few improvements, you can draw up a group fitness program that will attract more new members and will ensure the loyalty of your current ones for a long time.


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Open house

How to organize open house events at your gym

5 minutes read

Events like "open house" are an excellent opportunity to attract new members, but also to promote your gym in a different way. Although it seems a little complicated, its benefits outweigh the effort. You just need to consider a few important aspects.


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Fast sistematization

What are standard operational procedures and why do you need them in your fitness club

6 minutes read

If you don't have an SOP at your fitness club yet, now is the time to make one. You don't have to wait for a magic number for your revenue, clients, clubs, or employees to start this systematization.


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Successful onboarding

The benefits of free assessment sessions for your fitness center

6 minutes read

Many gyms offer assessment sessions to their members, but that doesn’t mean they actually use these services for the gym’s benefit. An assessment session should be an essential process,that transforms a new member into a loyal one.


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RomaniaActive

RomaniaActive: first webinar for fitness operators in Romania

2 minutes read

The Romanian Association of Health & Fitness, RomaniaActive, is organizing its first webinar with all Romania's health & fitness operators. This is the first event in a series meant to consolidate the Romanian fitness industry.


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Customer care

What is customer care in fitness, and how to care for your members

5 minutes read

An incredible member experience will encourage them to visit your gym more and more and, of course, to constantly renew their membership. You don’t have to invest considerable amounts in equipment and gadgets. If your staff makes sure members are always happy at your club, your retention rate will surely increase on its own.


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COVID certificates

How to scan COVID certificates at your gym easier

4 minutes read

Gyms now have a new challenge in managing their members - scanning COVID certificates. This is how you can implement this process at your gym's reception desk and what your digital options are.


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Automatic renewal

What are recurring payments, and how to use them at your gym

4 minutes read

Imagine your gym members would never have to bother with renewing their membership ever again because it would renew itself automatically, immediately after it expires? Well, you too can provide your members with this option.


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Expand your gym's time table

All you need to keep your fitness club open 24/7, without any struggles

7 minutes read

Minimize the number of employees for the reception desk by investing in a suitable access control system and related digital solutions. It allow you to keep your gym open more hours a day and thus have a more significant number of members.


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Access control system

How to use an access control system not just at your gym's reception desk

4 minutes read

I'm certain that if you ever considered installing an access control system at your gym, you plan to do that at your club's entrance, right? Such a system can also be used in various ways, in different parts of a fitness club, not just at the entrance.


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Increase class attendance

6 reasons why your gym needs an online booking system for classes

4 minutes read

Members, just like any other clients, are used to doing everything online. Therefore, why not let your members also book their spots at their favorite classes online?


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Free guides for your gym

We have created a series of free guides that will help expand your gym: advice on increasing sales, lead management, optimising your online marketing strategy, creating a corporate program, and so much more. There are dozens of e-books and guides with useful information and ideas for ambitious gyms, that are willing to use all the tools available to grow their business and recruit more members.

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Free guides for your gym
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