Career Resources

The Best Apps For Your Fitness Business

Sarah Koszyk, RD

The Best Apps For Your Fitness Business


Being mobile and having the ability to run your business from anywhere you choose is now an option thanks to all the amazing technology we have. Here are some apps and online software programs to help excel your business ventures and provide your clients with more ease to your services.

amStatz: both gym owners and personal trainers can use this online tool and app to stay professional, schedule classes/services, book clients online, manage client information, and keep clients engaged between sessions by sharing workouts with them.

MindBodyOnline: manage your clients, schedule classes, collect payments, book clients online, market newsletters to your clients, and more with this online software and app program.

BodyEvolver: a fitness tracking system for personal trainers which allows you to chart clients, monitor progress, and keep track of anthropometric measurements.

Square: accept credit cards and run your business through your phone with this device and app. Square allows you to be completely mobile and take payments anywhere you are.

Intuit GoPayment: keep your finances in order by using this credit card reader and app to accept payments anywhere from your smart phone or iPad.

Need to provide your clients with an app when they’re on the road or they need extra motivation? Here are a few popular free apps for your clients’ extra success:

GymPact: Maintain your clients’ motivation with their workouts with GymPact. Your clients wager money on their commitment to fulfilling a workout. If they do it, they get paid. If they don’t, their credit card gets charged.

GainFitness: Recommend an app that will give your clients extra workouts for when they’re travelling or working out on their own. Workouts range from Pilates to yoga to resistance/strength training and more.

Endomondo: Build a community with other fitness enthusiasts to track running, cycling, and other sports’ movement using a GPS tracker. Your clients can monitor their performance and stay motivated.

What additional apps do you recommend for your business and your clients? How do you use technology to stay competitive and more user-friendly?

Sarah Koszyk is the founder of Family. Food. Fiesta. A family-based wellness program and recipe blog. She is a Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Coach at Eating Free, an online adult weight management program. She also provides in-person nutrition coaching at a private practice, MV Nutrition, in San Francisco, CA, where she specializes in sports nutrition and adult and pediatric weight management. You can connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or LinkedIn.

Linked In