Press Release

Netpulse Announces Partnership with eGym

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — February 28, 2017 — Netpulse, the #1 provider of mobile apps for health clubs, announced today a new partnership with eGym, the leader in digital fitness and training. The new integrated product will enable members to track comprehensive strength training exercises, create custom workout plans and get prescribed routines from personal trainers.

With eGym’s integrated product, health clubs using the Netpulse mobile app will be able to provide the advanced workout tracking capabilities of eGym. eGym offers two seamlessly integrated apps: one for the personal trainer and one for the gym member. With a library of over 1,000 exercises, personal trainers can intuitively create highly individual routines and gain insights into their clients’ progress based on their activity data. Gym members will be able to track their activities, follow their individual training plan and enjoy motivating features like progressive activity levels and competitive leader boards. These features allow for a higher level of interaction between personal trainers and their members.

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Industry Trends

The State of Club Marketing

Marketing for fitness facilities has evolved tremendously. More succesful operators are investing in digital marketing, which is increasing traffic, leads and conversions.

Industry consultant Michael Scott Scudder compiled incredibly valuable insights on the best uses of club marketing budgets. Check out our latest infographic to see what he found.

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Jazzercise Launches New Mobile App

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Feb 14, 2017 — Netpulse, the #1 provider of mobile apps for health clubs, announced today that Jazzercise is its newest customer. The new myJazzercise mobile app offers members easy access to track their exercise and see the company’s schedule of thousands of classes across the world.

Jazzercise, the original dance party workout, has grown into one of the world’s leading dance fitness companies. Their 8,300+ franchisees teach more than 32,000 classes each week globally. The workouts include constantly changing moves, new beats and a variety of classes. It all began in 1969, when Judi Sheppard Missett started the fitness revolution that became Jazzercise. She still leads the company and even teaches classes each week. Today, Jazzercise is ranked #5 on the list of Fastest-Growing Franchises and #81 overall on the Franchise 500 List by Entrepreneur Magazine.

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Guest Post Club Management

Integral Fitness: Wake Up, Show Up, Grow Up, Clean Up

This week's feature article actually comes from three separate sources:

  • A long blog from American transpersonal psychologist and integral thinker Ken Wilber.
  • An article published a couple of months ago by Club Industry entitled "The Future of Health Clubs May Lie in Lifestyle Coaching." 
  • Some notes that I've accumulated with my own thoughts about what our health club business could be.

First, what is "Integral Fitness?"

Well, it isn't necessarily an "is" - as much as it could be a different way of thinking about our business. Lemme 'splain.

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Fitness Evolution of California Launches Mobile App

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Jan 10, 2017 — Netpulse, the #1 provider of mobile apps for health clubs, announced today that Fitness Evolution of California, a fast-growing 50 club chain, is its newest customer. The FitEvo mobile app will offer members access to robust workout tracking, fitness challenges and a comprehensive mobile rewards program.

Fitness Evolution is a premium fitness club without premium prices. Their locations combine state-of-the-art equipment, classes, and amenities with a friendly environment and supportive staff, starting at just $9.99 per month. Their popular EvoFiit group training program provides members with a challenging and upbeat environment without a studio. The chain currently has 50 locations in the Northern California area, with plans to grow significantly in 2016.

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Guest Post Club Management

10 Reasons Your Gym Business Has Become Stagnant

We work at both ends of the fitness industry – with those gym owners who are just starting out and want to shorten the learning curve and those who have been in business are in need of a turnaround (and everything in between). 

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