With the amount exceptional fitness apps on the market, it’s never been a better time to use technology to benefit your Personal Training business.
We’ve compiled a list of our favourite ‘Top 10 Personal Training Apps’ that help you communicate directly with clients, keeping them accountable and on track, all while managing your business and market growth. This means you can spend less time on the clerical stuff and more time actually training your clients.
Plus, people LOVE using apps!
With over 1000 3D animated exercises and a 25,000 strong food database, tracking your client’s nutrition and exercise goals has never been easier! Can’t find the exercise you want? You can easily add your own with a picture or video. Clients can log in to their Total Coaching account directly from your website and there is also the flexibility to have your own branding right down to the button.
PT Minder is a business management tool that allows you to track your client’s data, monitor progress, schedule bookings and setup payments. It can easily be integrated with your website, Facebook, Mailchimp and Google Calendar, so everything is organised and in the same place. The user interface is simple and easy to use, for both coaches and clients.
The easy to use software of Coach Catalyst includes a coaching app, where you have the ability to set up automated messages, check-ins and create reminders for your clients’ accountability. The management dashboard is a particularly good feature where you can view your complete client list along with their personal goals and progress.
Fully connect with clients with this all-in-one software. Train online, in-person or in small groups while monitoring client progress through integrated trackers and wearables. Clients can upload their own progress photos, measurements and track their exercises, while you can create challenges and deliver shared training programs for groups to motivate each other.
Reviewed as the best coaching software for personal trainers across Trustpilot, Capterra and GetApp, the custom branding feature means your client see’s your branding, not PT Distintion’s. Everything is in the one place: assessments, coaching, training programs, marketing, payments and much more, all on a beautifully designed platform. The easy navigation allows for easy scheduling, tracker integration and automations, so you can save time and help more clients.
Build visual workouts and manage training programs with easy-to-follow illustrated exercise tutorials. The simplicity of it’s training platform, with a drag-and-drop workout builder, sets Workout Labs apart from the competition. With interactive calendars and messaging, you can keep clients accountable while growing your business.
If you have a small to medium sized business and need a reliable business management tool Mind Body could be for you. Yoga studios, gyms and salons all use this software to make life easier. Users benefit from automated functions such as online bookings which can be made in real time, and a large marketing resource library. They also offer a free personalised demo to see if it is the right fit for your company.
Millions of people use MyFitnessPal daily to track their nutrition and exercise. Chances are, your clients already do too. With a food database of over 11 million, calorie counting is made easy and helps educate users on serving sizes and portion control. The barcode scan is a particularly helpful feature, making logging a food as simple as taking a picture.The app also allows users to email their diet diary progress to their coach; and the best part, it’s free!
Yazio Calorie Counter
Speaking of free calorie counter apps, Yazio is another amazing option. Not only does the app provide a beautifully colourful interface that encourages user input, the app analyses the data over time to identify patterns and areas that can change.
For your Apple loving clients, they may not be aware of the free and powerful tool already inbuilt into their devices. ‘iPhone Health’ consolidates data from apps a client already uses, and keeps it all in one convenient place. It monitors four categories: Activity, Sleep, Mindfulness and Nutrition but can also track everything from heart activity to reproductive health.
So what did you think about the 10 apps mentioned above? Have you personally tried one (or more) before, how did you find it – did it help with building your business and managing your clientele a little easier?
If you need a hand integrating an app into your website, or looking at launching a completely new fitness website design for your Personal Training business, contact Lethal today for a free quotation and let’s discuss your individual online requirements.