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Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
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UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
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Product innovation

Is broken gym equipment killing your business potential?

Together, let’s raise the standards of asset management and ensure gym operators equipment is in action with minimal downtime
– Daniel Jones

You’re pumped and ready for your workout. Then you see it, the dreaded ‘out of order’ signs hanging from treadmills, weight machines or cross-trainers.

It’s not the kind of weight you want to bear as a gym member … or owner.

Broken equipment isn’t just a source of disappointment – a cross-trainer standing unattended for a few hours, without any power or function is going to bring your whole club’s standards down.

Members want to feel important and respected. Even one day of downtime is enough to puncture that feeling. When days go by, and nothing is done, this intensifies. Word will soon spread that your equipment isn’t good enough to keep up with demand.

CEO of fitness equipment ecosystem Orbit4 Daniel Jones experienced this kind of frustration first-hand in his previous job as a gym manager:

“A long term maintenance sign suggests more than just a problem with the equipment, it indicates the gym isn’t investing in a quality service provider to fix and maintain equipment. It looks sloppy and your members will be the first to pick up on that and vote with their feet by walking out the door.

“This is why I came up with a gym equipment servicing tendering platform and asset management system via our platform WeServiceGymEquipment.

“Gym operators need to look closely at the standards of their incumbent service provider and ensure downtime of equipment is at a minimum. Through us, they can now call upon quality data to analyse service standards and ultimately know they are getting excellent value from their service contract. These factors can help or hinder your business.”

WeServiceGymEquipment is the first of its kind to facilitate the tendering process for annual service contracts within the fitness equipment space.

Jones added: “We even offer an upgrade service so gym operators have the option to raise service call-outs via our intuitive mobile app. In turn, the system aggregates service data to help analyse performance during the contract."

Gym member retention is one of the primary concerns of most gym operators. A well-maintained machine will not only extend the equipment’s life but provide the safest workout possible to a customer.

"Together, let’s raise the standards of asset management and ensure gym operators equipment is in action with minimal downtime," concluded Jones.

Find out more and sign up now here.

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Orbit4 
Company Details
Orbit4
Address
7 School Lane Hartford, Cheshire, CW81NP, United Kingdom
Telephone
01612 412718
You’re pumped and ready for your workout. Then you see it, the dreaded ‘out of order’ signs hanging from treadmills, weight machines or cross-trainers.
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Product innovation

Is broken gym equipment killing your business potential?

Together, let’s raise the standards of asset management and ensure gym operators equipment is in action with minimal downtime
– Daniel Jones

You’re pumped and ready for your workout. Then you see it, the dreaded ‘out of order’ signs hanging from treadmills, weight machines or cross-trainers.

It’s not the kind of weight you want to bear as a gym member … or owner.

Broken equipment isn’t just a source of disappointment – a cross-trainer standing unattended for a few hours, without any power or function is going to bring your whole club’s standards down.

Members want to feel important and respected. Even one day of downtime is enough to puncture that feeling. When days go by, and nothing is done, this intensifies. Word will soon spread that your equipment isn’t good enough to keep up with demand.

CEO of fitness equipment ecosystem Orbit4 Daniel Jones experienced this kind of frustration first-hand in his previous job as a gym manager:

“A long term maintenance sign suggests more than just a problem with the equipment, it indicates the gym isn’t investing in a quality service provider to fix and maintain equipment. It looks sloppy and your members will be the first to pick up on that and vote with their feet by walking out the door.

“This is why I came up with a gym equipment servicing tendering platform and asset management system via our platform WeServiceGymEquipment.

“Gym operators need to look closely at the standards of their incumbent service provider and ensure downtime of equipment is at a minimum. Through us, they can now call upon quality data to analyse service standards and ultimately know they are getting excellent value from their service contract. These factors can help or hinder your business.”

WeServiceGymEquipment is the first of its kind to facilitate the tendering process for annual service contracts within the fitness equipment space.

Jones added: “We even offer an upgrade service so gym operators have the option to raise service call-outs via our intuitive mobile app. In turn, the system aggregates service data to help analyse performance during the contract."

Gym member retention is one of the primary concerns of most gym operators. A well-maintained machine will not only extend the equipment’s life but provide the safest workout possible to a customer.

"Together, let’s raise the standards of asset management and ensure gym operators equipment is in action with minimal downtime," concluded Jones.

Find out more and sign up now here.

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Orbit4 
Company Details
Orbit4
Address
7 School Lane Hartford, Cheshire, CW81NP, United Kingdom
Telephone
01612 412718
You’re pumped and ready for your workout. Then you see it, the dreaded ‘out of order’ signs hanging from treadmills, weight machines or cross-trainers.
2021/THUMB347954_513526_665587.jpg

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Members from UK leisure and cultural trusts have stepped up and logged an impressive 21.5million
In its continued effort to deliver world class exercise experiences to fitness facilities and exercisers
Local leisure provider Everyone Active is playing its part in helping get sports kit to
Parkwood Leisure – one of the UK’s leading leisure operators – is offering free access
PaviFLEX UK offers specialised technical support to help you create your gym or training area
Luxury fitness equipment supplier PENT Fitness has launched its portable multifunction SOPHIA fitness unit, designed
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At LEDSnaps, we’re acutely aware of the financial strain government lockdowns have put on our
Let’s talk about Orbit4 – the secret behind successful gyms. Gym operators have described Orbit4
Ineos Hygienics will be on hand at the Formula 1 Pirelli British Grand Prix this
Post pandemic, technology continues to shape the way consumers access fitness. Apps and wearables are
Ojmar has launched OCS SMART, a next-generation smart lock that can be controlled via a
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