Resourcebeat http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/21381/more en Six Effective Ways to Keep Your Membership Motivated http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/six-effective-ways-keep-your-membership-motivated <div class="field-byline"> The Cybex Research Institute </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Keeping members motivated to stay committed to their fitness goals is the ongoing challenge for fitness club professionals. Here are six effective ways to help your members continue to be champions of their lives and your brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/six-effective-ways-keep-your-membership-motivated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/six-effective-ways-keep-your-membership-motivated#comments Resourcebeat Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:35:00 +0000 32981 at http://clubindustry.com <p>If a client identifies his or her own challenging performance goal, values the goal and has a strategy for attaining the goal, he or she will be more likely to achieve it. <em>Photo courtesy of Cybex</em>.</p> Striking a Balance between Fads and Fundamentals http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/striking-balance-between-fads-and-fundamentals <div class="field-byline"> Precor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What can be done to increase gym visitation and membership duration? Here are three ways that you can ensure a successful future for your facility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/striking-balance-between-fads-and-fundamentals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/striking-balance-between-fads-and-fundamentals#comments Resourcebeat Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:00:00 +0000 32991 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Treadmills, the cornerstone of any fitness facility and the most-used piece of equipment in any gym, tend to last an average of five to seven years, while strength equipment generally has a longer life of seven to 10 years. <em>Photo courtesy of Precor</em>.</p> Six Exercises That Will Make Your Members Better Runners http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/six-exercises-will-make-your-members-better-runners <div class="field-byline"> True Fitness </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sometimes the answer to helping your members reach their goals of running faster and more effectively on the treadmill isn't more running. Strength training can enhance their muscles to give them a more powerful stride and improve their cardiovascular system so they can run for longer without getting winded.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/six-exercises-will-make-your-members-better-runners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/six-exercises-will-make-your-members-better-runners#comments Resourcebeat Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:33:00 +0000 33001 at http://clubindustry.com Features of Club Management Software That Can Help Grow Your Business http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/features-club-management-software-can-help-grow-your-business <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Hutchinson, ABC Financial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A strong software system can do a vast amount of work for you in retaining members, building new client relationships, organizing your club's schedule, managing commissions for trainers, maintaining digital documents in an electronic folder and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/features-club-management-software-can-help-grow-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/features-club-management-software-can-help-grow-your-business#comments Resourcebeat Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:08:00 +0000 32001 at http://clubindustry.com <p>As a club owner, you have many things happening at once, and it is hard to keep up with all of it. With a good reporting system, you can keep up with prospects and leads, new members and who was referred by whom. <em>Photo courtesy of ABC Financial.</em></p> Workout 2.0: Mobile Technology Can Boost Membership, Satisfaction and Loyalty http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/workout-20-mobile-technology-can-boost-membership-satisfaction-and-loyalty <div class="field-byline"> Robert Skinner, Motionsoft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are plenty of ways for you to incorporate mobile technology into your facility to increase customer interaction, satisfaction and loyalty, and most important, profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/workout-20-mobile-technology-can-boost-membership-satisfaction-and-loyalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/workout-20-mobile-technology-can-boost-membership-satisfaction-and-loyalty#comments Resourcebeat Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:48:00 +0000 31991 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Fitness apps have great appeal, not just for the tech geeks among us, but for those who have adopted the &quot;can&#39;t live without my smartphone&quot; mentality.<em> Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Using Your Software to Increase Sales and Retention http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/using-your-software-increase-sales-and-retention <div class="field-byline"> Tamara Valdez, ASF Payment Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The pre-holiday fall selling season is upon us, and now is the best time to implement a detailed sales and retention program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/using-your-software-increase-sales-and-retention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/using-your-software-increase-sales-and-retention#comments Resourcebeat Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:32:00 +0000 31971 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The prospect database software tool can inform you who your prospects are, where they are coming from, how they heard about you and what they are interested in. <em>Photo courtesy of ASF Payment Solutions</em>.</p> How Mobile Computing Will Change Everything http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/how-mobile-computing-will-change-everything <div class="field-byline"> CSI Software </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The world is now ready for self-service, and health and fitness is fertile ground for customers working out on tight schedules and multitasking work and family. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/how-mobile-computing-will-change-everything" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/how-mobile-computing-will-change-everything#comments Resourcebeat Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:01:00 +0000 31961 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The proliferation of tablets, smartphones, wearable tech, and lightweight apps makes more sense in today&#39;s always-on, connected business environment, especially in the fast and fluid world of health and fitness. <em>Photo by Thinkstock</em>.</p> Why the Best Clubs Perform the Best and Why the Worst Clubs Perform the Worst http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/why-best-clubs-perform-best-and-why-worst-clubs-perform-worst <div class="field-byline"> Claire Homes at The Retention People in partnership with Jonas Fitness </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The results of a recent health club member loyalty survey reveals what makes the best clubs perform so much better than their competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/why-best-clubs-perform-best-and-why-worst-clubs-perform-worst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/why-best-clubs-perform-best-and-why-worst-clubs-perform-worst#comments Resourcebeat Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:39:00 +0000 31941 at http://clubindustry.com Health Club Mobile Apps Drive Revenue http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/health-club-mobile-apps-drive-revenue <div class="field-byline"> Club Apps </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Your mobile app can encompass your entire club experience, making connectivity to your members and prospects never more than a tap away on their phone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/health-club-mobile-apps-drive-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/health-club-mobile-apps-drive-revenue#comments Resourcebeat Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:50:00 +0000 31151 at http://clubindustry.com <p>When your staff is engaged with your mobile app, your members are engaged with your mobile app. <em>Photo courtesy of Club Apps</em>.</p> Apps to Keep You on Top of Your Game http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/apps-keep-you-top-your-game <div class="field-byline"> Tamara Valdez, ASF Payment Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Several apps are available to secure and organize your passwords, social media, daily projects and club finances. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/apps-keep-you-top-your-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/apps-keep-you-top-your-game#comments Resourcebeat Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:34:00 +0000 31141 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Password management, social media management and project management are just some of the ways apps can assist club operators. <em>Photo courtesy of ASF Payment Solutions.</em></p>