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Supplier showcase: Funxtion: NonStop workouts

Switzerland’s no frills chain, NonStop Gym, has appointed Funxtion to create its member training app, as CEO Ernst De Neef explains

Published in Health Club Management 2021 issue 4
NonStop Gym currently has 18 locations in Switzerland / photo: FUNXTION
NonStop Gym currently has 18 locations in Switzerland / photo: FUNXTION

Funxtion has partnered with NonStop Gym, a chain of 24/7 clubs in Switzerland, to create NSG Training, a custom-branded member app that extends brand influence beyond the walls of its facilities and enables members to access pre-loaded workouts and training plans anytime, anywhere.

Like so many operators, during extended periods of lockdown, NonStop Gym needed to find a quick, effective and professional means of maintaining engagement with members. However, they weren’t looking for a quick fix.

They wanted to invest in a sustainable solution that would answer an immediate need, but would also enhance their in-club experience once facilities re-opened. This is what we created.

Custom branded app
We were able to launch a custom branded app that immediately supported the ongoing training needs of members and offered access to challenges which promoted and enhanced community engagement.

Our extensive pre-recorded library of beautifully shot exercises and workouts provided members of all abilities with fingertip access to a huge array of options, from HIIT to Yoga and from abdominal blasts to mindfulness sessions.

The app, which is available in German, French and English, went live in February 2021 and is available to both iOS and Android users.

Today’s members expect their gym to offer a digital solution. This is not going to end with the pandemic. For people to commit to a training plan long-term, exercise needs to be seamlessly integrated into their daily routine. For this to happen, there needs to be a high degree of flexibility in terms of access to professional, trusted, fitness content.

Investment in wraparound provision is no longer a nice to have, it’s now the base level expectation of gym members.

photo: FUNXTION

"Investment in wraparound provision is no longer a nice to have, it’s now the base level expectation of gym members"

– Ernst De Neef, CEO FunXtion

NonStop Gym is using tech by Funxtion to deliver digital / photo: FUNXTION
NonStop Gym is using tech by Funxtion to deliver digital / photo: FUNXTION
https://www.leisureopportunities.co.uk/images/2021/901302_586887.jpg
NonStop Gym in Switzerland has teamed up with Funxtion to create its member training app
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features

Supplier showcase: Funxtion: NonStop workouts

Switzerland’s no frills chain, NonStop Gym, has appointed Funxtion to create its member training app, as CEO Ernst De Neef explains

Published in Health Club Management 2021 issue 4
NonStop Gym currently has 18 locations in Switzerland / photo: FUNXTION
NonStop Gym currently has 18 locations in Switzerland / photo: FUNXTION

Funxtion has partnered with NonStop Gym, a chain of 24/7 clubs in Switzerland, to create NSG Training, a custom-branded member app that extends brand influence beyond the walls of its facilities and enables members to access pre-loaded workouts and training plans anytime, anywhere.

Like so many operators, during extended periods of lockdown, NonStop Gym needed to find a quick, effective and professional means of maintaining engagement with members. However, they weren’t looking for a quick fix.

They wanted to invest in a sustainable solution that would answer an immediate need, but would also enhance their in-club experience once facilities re-opened. This is what we created.

Custom branded app
We were able to launch a custom branded app that immediately supported the ongoing training needs of members and offered access to challenges which promoted and enhanced community engagement.

Our extensive pre-recorded library of beautifully shot exercises and workouts provided members of all abilities with fingertip access to a huge array of options, from HIIT to Yoga and from abdominal blasts to mindfulness sessions.

The app, which is available in German, French and English, went live in February 2021 and is available to both iOS and Android users.

Today’s members expect their gym to offer a digital solution. This is not going to end with the pandemic. For people to commit to a training plan long-term, exercise needs to be seamlessly integrated into their daily routine. For this to happen, there needs to be a high degree of flexibility in terms of access to professional, trusted, fitness content.

Investment in wraparound provision is no longer a nice to have, it’s now the base level expectation of gym members.

photo: FUNXTION

"Investment in wraparound provision is no longer a nice to have, it’s now the base level expectation of gym members"

– Ernst De Neef, CEO FunXtion

NonStop Gym is using tech by Funxtion to deliver digital / photo: FUNXTION
NonStop Gym is using tech by Funxtion to deliver digital / photo: FUNXTION
https://www.leisureopportunities.co.uk/images/2021/901302_586887.jpg
NonStop Gym in Switzerland has teamed up with Funxtion to create its member training app
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While much of the fitness industry has reopened its doors across the UK over the past weeks, many members are yet to return.
Opinion: Re-engaging your post-lockdown absent members
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Celebrating the return of group exercise – Les Mills to host free ‘Fastest Way Back’ livestream event for the industry
Last month (May) saw the welcomed return of group exercise classes. Group exercise is the heartbeat for so many clubs, with in-studio and instructor-led live experiences at the pinnacle.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: First digital ecosystem for fitness equipment is launched after £300,000 funding boost
Orbit4 is the first digital ecosystem that manages and facilitates the entire commercial fitness product cycle.
Featured operators news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
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Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Sothys: Skincare
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
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Red Light Therapy
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Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
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Locations worldwide,
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Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
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