All types of people walk into your club every day with different moods, goals, body types and lifestyles, and although you’re not a mind reader and can’t always tell whether or not people are motivated, it’s important that you’re constantly attentive to each member.
We’ve all been there and done that. Right around this time, new year’s resolutions start to die out, and laziness is typically the culprit. Whether you have a goal in mind and you’re trying to adapt to a new routine or you hit the gym regularly, everyone experiences workout laziness. For some it’s more challenging to fight off than others, and it’s not something that truly ever goes away. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to fight it off every time. Here's how.
It’s easy to get comfortable and send a new member on their way once a contract is signed and you have finalized their membership through My Enrollment, but don’t just take their money and let them figure out the rest because chances are, they still have a lot of questions and feel very insecure.
Whether you’ve just joined a gym or you’re a major athlete, at some point, it is very daunting. Most of the equipment looks completely foreign, you don’t know how to use it, and when you decide to give it a try, you’re afraid of being judged by everyone else who seems to know what they’re doing. Or maybe you’re running on a treadmill next to that super muscular person when all of a sudden, you become self-conscious about how much you’re sweating, panting and how your body is bouncing around. Sometimes this fear even prevents you from stepping foot in your gym. If this sounds familiar to you, then here are some ways to help you conquer your gym fright.
The holiday season is no time to go on a diet. In fact, if you ask most nutrition experts, you should never go on a crash diet or any diets that encourage depravation. Many of us including many of your club's gym members will do just that over the holiday season. Often times, throwing in the towel and not returning to a healthy lifestyle.
There is not better reason to hit the gym than training for an upcoming race. Whether your gym members are new to running, in amazing shape, or just want to work off those sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie, these fun road races will keep them running back to your facility. There are several ways to increase gym member retention outside of using gym management software. Assemble a team of club members, print up some t-shirts and run these fun 12 turkey trots.
ASF’s approach to new health club software and upgrades is not unlike a good personal trainer; we respond to the needs of our clients and tailor those solutions around their goals and success.
October can be a tough month for gym members to stay on track with diet and exercise. With the temptation of Halloween candy and heartier meals, it’s hard to stick to a healthy diet. We’ve compiled a list of the healthiest Fall recipes to help gym members reach their fitness goals.