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Virtuagym launches on the go coaching app for PTs

Fitness software company Virtuagym has released a mobile coaching app designed to help personal trainers monitor and coach their clients while on the go.

Virtuagym Coach provides users with personal messaging, workout plan creation, appointment scheduling and nutrition tools. Trainers are also given real-time insight into client files, personal schedules, and other custom notes and data needed to manage their businesses remotely.

“Our mission is to make the life of fitness professionals easier while enabling them to deliver a more personal and engaging client experience. The new Coach app is another piece of the puzzle,” said Virtuagym CEO Hugo Braam.

He added: “While for consumers, fitness is already truly mobile, we saw that trainers still had to rely on web platforms or apps that combined client-side with trainer-side functionalities. Virtuagym Coach offers a streamlined user experience that offers quick and easy access to all tools a trainer needs.”

Available on iOS and Android, the Coach app is fully integrated with Virtuagym's all-in-one software solution for client engagement and club management.

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Fitness software company Virtuagym has released a mobile coaching app designed to help PTs monitor and coach their clients while on the go.
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