Last year, I made a trip across the pond to the UK and had an interesting experience I want to share with my friends in the fitness industry. My trip was last minute. I was scrambling to get a clean, well-reviewed, affordable hotel that was convenient to where I needed to be. As I searched […]
This month marks the start of the New Year’s resolution rush to go to the gym. It’s the time when your front desk staff welcomes eager and awkward new members, while your sales team whips up new contracts and membership cards. Everything points toward an exciting new year full of new opportunities for your facility. […]
Just a quick note to say thank you from our staff to you and your teams for your continued support. Wishing you and yours a very happy holiday season and a prosperous 2015! We’ll return to publishing on January 5, 2015.
Motionsoft company milestones spanning funding sources and success stories going back to 1985 when Karch International (KI) was founded to the first Technology Summit in 2014.
In the latest consolidation of the fitness industry, 24 Hour Fitness acquired most of the remaining Bally Total Fitness (BTF) clubs. It’s been a long and winding road for BTF; acquisitions, public filings, de-listing’s, multiple bankruptcies and countless CEO’s. The BTF story was tailor made for a B-School text book case on how NOT to […]
As a software provider to fitness clubs, our company has seen its fair share of tricks that are initiated by unscrupulous employees trying to make an extra buck at their facility when no one is looking. As part of our goal to educate the health and fitness industry about the many ways that gyms and […]
Nearly 10 years ago there was an acronym that became a buzzword that completely consumed the fitness industry … PCI or Payment Card Industry referencing standards that were introduced in September of 2006 concerning credit and debit card transactions. PCI was everywhere and gyms and fitness centers were utterly immersed in identifying whether or not […]
Circuit Blog has been rewired to address business industry challenges spanning payments, retention, technology, business intelligence and marketing in the health and fitness industry. In addition to staff articles, Circuit Blog welcomes article submissions and guest posts by industry and subject matter experts. Simply email Jennifer Field at jfield (@) motionsoft (dot-net). Our goal is […]
The next time you sign up for a gym or fitness center membership, make sure you read the fine print. Your gym or fitness center will be using a club management software application to automate your fitness club check-ins, personal training session billing, group fitness class scheduling and locker rentals among many others. The most […]