There’s no stopping technological advances—it’s all around us. And, really, why bother stemming away from technology that can improve your business?
We gathered some interesting news revolving around tech in the health and fitness industry—how facilities are investing or leveling up their game, wearables that are making strides, and more. The hope is that this will spark partnerships or ideas to revamp or build a plan on improving technology in your facility.
Anytime Fitness SmartCoaching Technology Dials in on Holistic Health
To improve overall health and wellness, the new—IHRSA member—Anytime Fitness AF SmartCoaching system and app delivers fitness, nutrition, and recovery coaching anytime, anywhere. In a press release, Stacy Anderson, Anytime Fitness president, said that AF SmartCoaching uniquely helps consumers by “measuring their progress beyond the scale and using behavioral data to deliver personalized recommendations along the way." User data and predictive analytics are immediately available to coaches, who can offer motivational support and responses in real-time. In the app, members can access a customized plan, view progress—available through body composition scanning—schedule personal or group training sessions, and more.