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  1. Adding an auto percentage max rep calculator based on 1RM

    I have a suggestion that could potentially help out a Lot of you.
    Adding a PR tracker/calculator to the app. If the client hits a 3RM of
    squat for 205, then that could be added to the clients personal record
    tracker. The calculator part would take the 3RM, and see what percentage
    that is of the 1RM, and state the estimated 1RM. so lets say the clients
    1RM is calculated as 220, then when the trainer says to do 8 reps to fail
    on 8th rep, the client can see that they should be doing around 175lbs.
    Another benefit of…

    360 votes

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  2. Add small group, partner, couple or duo training format. Ability to track multiple clients quickly

    For small groups it would save a lot of time if we would add group workouts to a group of people.

    This would work for small group and semi private clients.

    There could be two options for tracking.

    1. The clients track their own stats (ideal for small groups)

    2. With in the same view/page you could add stats for multiple people in a given workout with out having to switch in and out of clients to add stats (ideal for semi private)

    This is a must have feature. Right now stat tracking for more than one client at a time is…

    335 votes

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    38 comments  ·  Small Group Training (In-Person)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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  3. Allow trainers to enter own meals into the smart meal planner

    Trainers enter their own meals with pictures & macros which appear as choices when meal plan is generated from macros

    332 votes

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    32 comments  ·  Meal Planner (in-app)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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  4. Add warmup sequences

    Add warmup sequence for specific body parts or general warmup so we can re-use.

    Please add your specific exercises to the comments, with any youtube videos. That will help us execute on this idea if we have specific exercises we can execute on.

    325 votes

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  5. Add RPE option to every exercise in a workout.

    As a trainer and powerlifting coach, out facility would like the ability to rate every exercise in the workout plan to accurately progress athletes.

    313 votes

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  6. Ability to PAUSE a clients program.

    Need to be able to put a pause on a clients program. Say they are away from 2 weeks on vacation, ability to pause for the 2 weeks (or however long) then start back where they left off when they return.

    Please!

    311 votes

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  7. Ability to edit/delete a repeated/recurring appointment, auto-message, habit or body stats or workout all together

    I then schedule that message and select repeat every day at 8 am for the next 12 weeks.
    15 mins later I realize I’ve spelled something wrong or it’s at the wrong time or date.
    Now I have to edit / delete each message one by one. The original “parent” message has no ability to interact with the “Child” messages.

    The best example of this is scheduling an appointment on a calendar that has other “reoccurrences” when you up date the parent the child reoccurrences have the option of being updated as well

    309 votes

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  8. Allow users to plan meals ahead and track meals for upcoming days

    Allow clients to plan ahead by loading meals for future days in advance. This allows them to plan grocery lists and be sure they are hitting their targets by preplanning.

    296 votes

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  9. Link with Strava

    Have you considered connecting with Strava to measure clients performance?

    291 votes

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  10. Group Challenges (winner accumulates the most points)

    Leaderboards: Your top-performing members will get eternal fame when your other members see them shine at the top of your leaderboards.

    Social Sharing: After reaching a goal or completing a challenge, your members can share their results on Facebook and Twitter

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    288 votes

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  11. Polar heart rate technology

    I currently use Polar HR7 Monitor with all clients, tracking training zones, average heart rates and maximum heart rates, this would be great to link with Trainerize so that all session data is recorded automatically.

    287 votes

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  12. Ability to pull up a shopping list for the week

    a meal plan for the week would include all the ingredients in the shopping list. This way a client can go grocery shopping and know what to purchase.
    A checkbox feature to make sure you’ve purchased the item/have it at home is also helpful.

    277 votes

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  13. ability to set or schedule future nutrition goals and see past nutrition goals

    I would love to be able to create a 'new' nutrition goal rather than editing it. Also I'll like to be able to schedule future nutrition goal for nutrition phases and pre-planning of their macros.

    I would like to be able to see what we've done in the past as I don't set goals based on % of macros so when the client is losing weight, the calories and grams of each nutrient changes. I would like to be able to still see past goals for comparison and change over time.

    276 votes

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  14. Ability to track Appointments as "completed, no show, etc" - show completed appointments under each Trainer

    This would be critical for payroll/accounting purposes. As a brick and mortar establishment, we of course kept track of all completed personal training sessions for payroll purposes of our employees. We also tracked/compensated for appointments where the client late cancels, or no shows. If this could be tracked somewhere for easy reporting - like underneath each trainers name and sorted by weekly, monthly, etc it would simplify payroll processing. It would also allow us to charge clients for no shows or late cancels.

    274 votes

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  15. Adding a dropset, cluster set, pnf, 1/2 rep, reps in reserve option to exercises.

    A button or easy way to instruct clients to do dropsets burnouts, cluster sets ect on the last set of certain exercises

    254 votes

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  16. More automated Message customization options

    More automated Message customization options. Id like the ability to:
    1. send a message when a client misses a set number of workouts.
    2. send a message when a client logs in for a set number of workouts.
    3. send a message based on pre set crieria ( Ex: send message if client Resting HR is above 60. Send message when over/under on calories )

    250 votes

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  17. Ability to save auto or manual messages into master message templates for later use

    Be able to create master templates so I don't need to retype each time. I can just click the message.

    248 votes

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  18. Myzone

    Enable MyZone device connection with the app

    237 votes

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  19. Onboarding videos for clients

    Create onboarding videos for trainers to use to help their clients to learn how to use the app. I am looking for more support videos from trainerize for my clients. I need videos to show them how to "Find their workouts", "Mark their Workout" as complete, "Substitute Exercises", "Access the On Demand Library", "Take Progress Photos", "Track Body Stats", and "Use the stopwatch or timer". It would be nice if these instructions were uploaded in the Trainerize video library so that we could drop them into their programs or message. The "Watch Getting Started" video that is under support is…

    231 votes

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