News

Request Club Management Software Demo

ABC Financial Participates in Hour of Code

December 17, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, AR., (December 17, 2014) – ABC Financial (ABC), the leading software and payment processing provider to the health and fitness industry, participated in Hour of Code last week in Central Arkansas.  ABC employees spoke to students about the availability of software careers in Central Arkansas, as well as, donated a...

Read more

Is Your Gym Ready For The 2015 New Year’s Resolution Rush?

December 15, 2014

With the New Year just around the corner, gym owners are gearing up for the post-holiday rush - after all, the first week of January is to health clubs and fitness facilities what Black Friday is to retail stores!

New members will be looking for a facility where they can fulfill their...

Read more

Top Fitness Trends for 2015

December 9, 2014

According to the annual Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2015, there are 20 fitness trends predicted to drive the market next year; this list includes the Top 5. The results of this annual survey help experts in the health and fitness industry to make informative investment decisions when utilizing gym software.

Read more

Decision Disasters and How to Avoid them

December 2, 2014

By: Will Phillips Founder of REX Roundtables Recent research points out that the common mental shortcuts (called heuristics) that we use in making decisions lead to faulty decisions.  Of even greater concern is the research that shows the faults can be amplified in a group, and spiral into an even worse decision than an individual would make. ...
Read more

And the Winner of the Most Profitable Gym is….

December 2, 2014

By: Michael Scott Scudder Founder/CEO of Fitness Business Council If your answer to the above is: 1) the one that sells the most memberships; 2) the one that retains the most memberships; or 3) the one that sells and retains the most memberships…in all three cases – SORRY CHARLIE!!!! Increasing statistical evidence from Fitness Business Council independent-club quarterly...
Read more

How to Close a Gym Membership Sale at Anytime, Under Any Circumstances

December 2, 2014

By: Jim Thomas President/Founder of Fitness Management and Consulting You just never know when things will change.  You get transferred to another club.  You have a new boss.  Your company is sold.  Even if things just seem to be going crazy in the gym you have worked at for years. Things change, but the expectation of sales...
Read more

Fitness Trends of 2014

November 21, 2014

Your members have one goal, and that is to get fit. There are countless ways for them to reach that goal and every year there seem to be new ways to get in shape. There were many fitness trends in 2014, but only some of them have the staying power to make it...

Read more