TRUE Fitness Partners with ECOFIT to Provide Asset Management to Gym Owners
TRUE Fitness Technology announced it will be a certified partner and distributor of ECOFIT, a wireless technology designed to help gym owners run a more profitable business by tracking commercial fitness equipment usage. Specific models of TRUE commercial treadmills, bikes and ellipticals are now ECOFIT compatible to provide asset management to gym owners.
“Asset management is an integral part of running a successful gym in today’s marketplace. Not only do you have to offer your customers the latest technology, you have to take advantage of it yourself,” stated Matt Hacker, vice president and chief sales officer for True. “With ECOFIT, the gym owner will have important information at their fingertips that will allow them to make daily decisions to help increase profitability and continue to keep their customers happy.”
ECOFIT provides numerous advantages to the gym owner. The longevity of their TRUE fitness equipment can be maximized by telling gym owners when equipment needs to be rotated. This is based on the usage data collected by ECOFIT software directly installed in the console of the cardio equipment. Gym owners can use this real and accurate data to manage the location of their equipment and maximize the profit of their floor space.
ECOFIT recently advanced their technology to provide even more information on the performance of the machines. This information, along with the other data collected, is delivered to the club’s ECOFIT portal for the gym owner to access and make decisions for appropriate actions.
“Delivering real time critical level data is a big step forward for both gym operators and manufacturers,” said Dave Johnson, VP of business development at ECOFIT. “It enables them to be much more responsive. ECOFIT and TRUE are also partnering to develop future plans to provide current amp draw information to help clients save thousands of wasted energy dollars.”
Other features include equipment compatibility on cross-brand (third-party) and legacy equipment; a proprietary wireless network that is not dependent on Wi-Fi; and mobile notifications and reporting tools provided to the gym owner.
“This is the first step TRUE is making towards a larger Asset Management program. We know that Asset Management is not a one-size fits all program and we intend to provide several options to gym owners,” said Hacker.
ECOFIT is available to TRUE customers on commercial cardio product with the Transcend16, Escalate9 and Emerge consoles. For more details on specific product availability or to place an order for ECOFIT-compatible product please contact TRUE Fitness at truefitness.com.