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Apple Fitness +

Fitness +, the new virtual fitness service launched by Apple

2 minutes read

During the already famous September event that launched the new Apple products, the American giant announced a new virtual fitness service dependent on the Apple Watch. The service is simply named Fitness+ and will be available at the end of 2020, the subscription price being $9,99$ per month.


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The most important task

How to check-in members at your gym

10 minutes read

Member check-in or access validation is one of the simplest and most common actions at any fitness club. It is not a complex operation, but it has multiple variants that can take a few seconds or minutes on end.


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EuropeActive

European Health & Fitness Forum – the first hybrid edition of the EuropeActive event

1 minutes read

This year's edition of the European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF), which draws fitness industry leaders from all over Europe, will be in a hybrid format, where speakers will be on the stage in Koln, but the entire forum will be broadcast online.


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Additional revenue stream

How to sell products at your gym's reception desk in a few simple steps

9 minutes read

Most gym owners that I talk to think the selling products at the reception desk is a very complicated undertaking that doesn't bring a real profit. And every time I show them the math about what this business really entails, they are shocked.


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Amazon Halo

Amazon enters the fitness market with new tech based on artificial intelligence

2 minutes read

Amazon is the latest company to enter the fitness market. The tech giant announced the launch of a new virtual fitness service, a mobile app, and a monitoring fitness bracelet that will work together under the name of Halo.


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Presale campaigns

Are you opening a gym? 7 presale strategies for a successful launch

7 minutes read

No matter if you open a brand new gym or a new location as part of your fitness chain, you must have a well-thought-out presale strategy. If you wait until you open the gym to recruit members, you have already lost the momentum.


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Outdoor classes

How to organize group fitness classes outdoors

5 minutes read

Outdoor group fitness classess are an excellent idea, that will certainly draw many participants. Generally speaking, this class type is very similar to the usual ones, but you need to remember a few key aspects.


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Successful onboarding

10 simple steps to improve the member onboarding process at your gym

10 minutes read

It's imperative to set up an onboarding process for new members so that as many of them as possible can quickly form the habit of going to the gym and training constantly. Only then will they become loyal and long-term members.


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COVID-19 resources

EuropeActive: physical activity, the essential method to fight against a new COVID-19 wave

2 minutes read

The latest think tank of EuropeActive has published an article on the importance of physical exercise against the spread of COVID-19. According to the document, the conditions created by the pandemic have highlighted the importance of physical exercise and the health of society.


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Live streaming

Facebook launches a new service - paid live events

1 minutes read

Facebook is set to launch a new feature that will allow businesses to organize events through live streaming, host them and collect payments from attendees, all in one place. The new feature is connected to Facebook Live.


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Self-service

10 tasks members should perform themselves, without depending on your gym's front desk

6 minutes read

For gyms, digitization means more than implementing management software. An important aspect of digitizing a gym is allowing members to control their own activities. This means that members can manage their own activity and account through online tools.


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Simpler sales

How to create sales campaigns using UPfit.cloud's discount codes

4 minutes read

We recently launched a new UPfit.cloud feature designed to help gyms create more effective sales campaigns. We're talking about a system of discount codes through which clubs can offer discounts on memberships purchased online.


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The best choice for your gym

General mobile app versus white-label: what should you pick for your gym

5 minutes read

All customers interested in this feature ask us the same question - which is the right choice for my gym: the general mobile app or the white-label app? If you're also wondering the same question, here are the differences between the two types of apps.


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Build a community

How to launch group fitness classes in your gym

12 minutes read

One of the most significant and most persistent trends in the fitness market in the last decade has been group fitness classes. Even if they must attend group X classes from their living room, members remain loyal to this workout type. So, what is stopping you from launching group fitness classes at your gym?


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Convert fans into members

How to optimize your gym's social media accounts to recruit fans from your location

6 minutes read

No matter how impressive your gym's social media updates are and how many likes you get, your entire effort should focus on a single goal - recruiting new members. And you can only do this if you get the attention of followers based in your area.


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What it really means

What are online payments and how to use them for your gym

8 minutes read

Online payments are one of the most popular trends in the fitness industry and with good reason. That is why I will do my best to explain what an online payment system means for a fitness center and why you need to implement it at your gym.


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Apple news

Apple teases the launching of a virtual fitness service

2 minutes read

Apple gave hints about a new virtual fitness service that would be available through an app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, with a monthly subscription. This is not the first step into the fitness market for the giant tech company, but now Apple will be in direct competition with companies like Peloton and Nike.


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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
Top-of-the-range software for excellent results

Software that perfectly adapts to your gym's activity

Each gym is unique. That is why UPfit.cloud has a wide range of services, tools, and features that perfectly match your business.

Regardless of how you manage your gym or fitness club activity, UPfit.cloud can be customized so it's easy to use for your team and simple for your members.