I was recently in the market for new athletic shoes. They had shoes for running, training, lifestyle, and the list goes on.
Currently, I am trying to do a mix of running and weightlifting so I went with the “training” style shoe.
It fits the needs for my current goals.
Just like you pick the athletic shoe that solves your current problem, you would also pick a solution for your fitness business that resolves a current problem.
This is where integrations come in.
Integrations (marketing stacks) allow you to pick the best solution for your company as-needed, so you can keep pace with the latest marketing fitness trends, and provides the quality of service your clients deserve.
Today we are going to hit on our top five favorite fitness integrations that you should keep in mind when building your customized marketing stack.
MINDBODY software helps link hundreds of thousands of health, wellness, and beauty professionals to the millions of clients they serve.
The software will save you time during every client interaction, storing all of the client’s important information on their profile for you to easily access. You can also setup recurring payments, check-in clients on any iPhone or Android, and if you have cancellations, you can automatically refill the openings with clients on the waitlist. One of the other great features is if you are currently using point of sale (POS) hardware MINDBODY integrates with everything from scanners and card readers to receipt printers and cash drawers.
Overall MINDBODY offers an extremely cohesive solution for fitness professionals with a suite of integrations.
MINDBODY offers a free demo and starts at $75 a month.
Trainerize is creating a bridge between fitness professionals and their clients. Covering everything from client engagement and management, to business growth solutions.
You are better able to retain clients by creating an exercise library, of custom videos, workouts, and nutrition plans. You or the client can even print the workouts. With Trainerize you can also track the progress of both fitness and nutrition goals of your client. Further, you can easily add clients from any device or email, track client activity with weekly summaries, or maintain the online paperwork, in the client profile, with the Trainerize client management solutions.
Finally, Trainerize helps with business growth allowing management of multiple gyms and studios, offering a custom branded fitness app, ability to collect money from clients, as well as integrating with multiple other fitness business apps.
Trainerize offers a free 30 day trial and starts at $0 a month for 1 training client.
ClubWorx is a straightforward gym management software for your fitness studio. It will simplify your business processes while improving efficiency. They offer attendance tracking, online waivers, email & SMS integration, reporting, automated payments, and a free customizable website.
The key with ClubWorx is customization. It is a fully customizable platform where you can pick and choose the features you need since every gym and studio have different requirements. So, the customization allows you to have a fully flexible solution, to remove or add features at anytime, as your needs change or your business grows.
ClubWorx offers a free 15 day trial and starts at $29 a month.
Wodify is a gym management software with a product suite empowering gyms, their members, and trainers. Their product suite is made up of WodifyCore, WodifyArena, WodifyRise (Coming soon), and WodifyLive (Coming soon).
WodifyCore is a comprehensive gym management solution offering things like self-service booking and drag-and-drop workout building which will allow for constructing workouts quickly. Coaches can also take notes on the members profile about current injuries or preferences, and a slew of performance tracking such as nutrition journaling and vitals.
WodifyArena is a management tool for competition planning. It features live scoring for judges results and provides you with total control of scheduled, published, and scored workouts. The tool also simplifies the registration, ticketing, and payment process for events providing automated waiver collection, and a unique URL for your events.
WodifyRise and WodifyLive are coming soon. WodifyRise offers a platform to encourage community nutrition and exercise challenges. Whereas, WodifyLive is designed to help you plan hassle-free events.
Wodify as a whole is really trying to push the boundaries and unite fitness and technology.
Wodify offers a free demo and costs $1.75 a month per athlete.
Acuity Scheduling is an online scheduling tool that acts as an online assistant.
Clients have the ability to check your calendar in real-time, allowing your clients to book appointments, reschedule, or pay all in one place. Also, Acuity Scheduling will auto adjust for clients in different time zones, send automatic reminders, and can collect intake forms to learn about the client keeping the information in one place.
If you manage multiple fitness locations or employees Acuity Scheduling comes in handy too, only showing your clients the specific calendar you want them to see, which will give you the flexibility to make the scheduling work for you. The tool also gives you the capability to sell gift certificates & subscriptions, see your revenue in a snapshot, share your calendar via email, Facebook, Twitter, or G+, and you can rest easy that your client information is safe because they are HIPPA compliment.
Acuity Scheduling offers a free 14 day trial and starts at $0 a month for a solo account.
To see the hundreds of other apps that integrate with us, check out our app directory.