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  1. Bring back colour coding and repeating events to program scheduler

    With a recent update for Stacking Multiple Programs, Trainerize introduced a new scheduler that depreciated the colour coding and repeating events.
    This idea is to bring back the features from the previous scheduler.

    29 votes

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  2. Easier Program Changing

    When you update a program description and change, add or substitute exercises, you have to re-schedule the workout in the calendar and re-do the advanced progressions every time, otherwise the changes never show up.

    Make it so that when you make a change to a program, it is automatically updated without rescheduling and without re-doing the entire advanced progression planner.

    26 votes

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  3. create and edit master programs in app

    There isnt a way to create master programs, or a program at all in the app. The app isn’t very user friendly for the trainer

    6 votes

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  4. Ability to see upcoming training phase to prepare for it.

    As a user, it's frustrating that I can't see my next program until the day it starts.

    Example: It's Saturday and my new program starts on Monday (updated exercises or reps or something). Nothing shows up in my calendar though until Monday :/

    Ideal: It would be great to see the next program that I have available so that I can prep for it. Instead, I have to wait until Monday morning (workout time) and I have to scramble to figure out the new routine in order to get it done in time. I'd prefer to have the next program…

    31 votes

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  5. Making the Workouts in Trainerize Available to Download

    The workouts created in Trainerize are currently available only on Trainerize. However, when a trainer creates their workouts, they want to have a copy so they may remember and use that workout later or use the workout on people who don't have the app. I believe it would be very beneficial to make the workouts/programs available to download, and they could be downloaded onto a PDF or even an excel sheet of some sort. The workouts to download would not need to include the videos on Trainerize, but merely the sets/reps/times/distances, etc. that may be included.

    11 votes

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  6. Link goals with training + alerts

    Link exercises with goals & alerts
    Ie. If you set a deadlift training goal of 150kg x 5 reps, when the client inputs the data of hitting that weight and reps, it sends an alert to the trainer and client letting them know they reached their goal.

    8 votes

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  7. Total volume for each exercise within the session plan

    It would be great if at the bottom of each exercise there was a total volume displayed in consideration of the sets reps and weight selected.
    Even better if it could be changeable if you add more sets etc.
    This would be helpful for the clients to ensure they're progressively overloading.

    9 votes

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  8. I'd like to be able to insert "Rest" directly into the a workout I'm building.

    We should be able to drag and drop "Rest" instead of it being automatically added to the end of a session.

    26 votes

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  9. letting clients have access to ALL past workouts and phases, not just the "current phase"

    letting the clients keep access to ALL their weeks in a program (not just the current phase) so that they can go through it again or be able to "choose" programs to do or subscribe to without the trainer having to manually subscribe them

    3 votes

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  10. Ability to plan out muscle group volume by sets

    It can be challenging to calculate just how much volume a particular muscle group will receive in a workout and week. It would be great if the app could graph how many sets a particular muscle group will be exposed to in a workout and across the week when planning training programs. It would greatly benefit stimulus/fatigue management. I can't imagine this being too difficult to implement as the exercise library already has the main muscle groups for an exercise recorded; it would just need to calculate total sets per muscle group and graph/table it.

    7 votes

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  11. Percentage based load calculator

    Strength training requires load selections calculated by an individual's 1RM. Each selected load reflects a percentage that is an estimation of intensity derived from the 1RM. This scale used in conjunction with an RPE and/or RIR scale helps refine appropriate training intensities for the client as their strength progresses toward eventual graduation of their limit strength. Unfortunately, as it stands, your programming options do not allow any of the 3 scales to be utilized to guide training intensities. And I do not see a way to upload my spreadsheets to this platform.

    6 votes

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  12. Progression Spreadsheet should be built in with the edit screen.

    You should allow for the monthly progression to be done while creating the workout as well.

    6 votes

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  13. Let us build and assign training programs from the app

    Instead of having to jump on the computer, using the app we can assign programs quicker and easier

    27 votes

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  14. The ability to create quizzes

    Have a section where we can build out custom learning courses where they check off each step before they can move on to the next one. Each step can include text, survey/quizzes, or videos. It would be nice to create our own library of these courses to upsell or offer free to clients.

    2 votes

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  15. Allow clients to upload of form for each set

    Please add:
    - The option for clients to upload videos intra-workout for each set of an exercise.
    - The option to upload a still image or document in lieu of a video when creating custom workouts.
    - A utility that allows us to create template assessments/ tracking metrics, including the option for clients to upload a series of videos in response to the tests/measures listed.
    - Allow videos for custom exercises to be uploaded in portrait orientation.

    Please consider these features. I have trialed most of the other online training software out there and these are glaring weaknesses to the…

    4 votes

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  16. AM or PM training schedule

    Example....Some of my clients do Running in the AM then I’d like them to do their Rehab Ex program in the PM or Swim in The PM post Run as an Active Recovery session

    8 votes

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  17. Welcome video for specific master programs

    I have personal training clients and sell programs that target 2 completely different demographics. When I sell a program I would like them to see a different welcome video than my personal training client see.

    7 votes

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  18. Unlimited scroll on clients/programs

    With clients and programs it’s a waste of time and hassle to constantly have to click on the little page icon to get to either more clients or a program within a client. It needs to just be a continuous scroll up and down that auto populates as you go. TrueCoach and others have this and it’s so much easier and faster to just scroll especially when you have a program on say pages 3-4 so now you have to click page 2 just see page 3 visible to click. Lots of wasted time.

    16 votes

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  19. In the calendar of a specific program, I want to be able to see where each client is in the program

    In the calendar of a specific program, I want to be able to see where each client is in the program without going to their specific profile to see what they are doing next and trying to find it in the calendar.

    Please highlight the day that each client is on in the program that they are assigned to

    4 votes

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  20. Access saved programs from the app

    Access, edit, and subscribe clients to programs from the app. When I get a notification that someone purchased a program, I want to be able to subscribe them to the program as soon as possible. If I’m not home at my computer, it would be great to be able to subscribe them right from my phone instead of waiting hours (or maybe days) to be on my computer again.

    Would also be great to be able to edit programs from my phone. The good idea fairy comes at random times, so I might want to make a tweak to a…

    4 votes

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