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  1. Be able to change Trainerize default exercises type

    For example, if an exercise is set to "general" but you want to change it to "strength"

    6 votes

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  2. 3 votes

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  3. Flexibility with exercise and workouts

    I need the flexibility to mix and adjust elements of an exercise (Sets/Reps/Time/Weight) and elements of a workout (Regular/Superset/Circuit/Interval) all within a single workout.

    Example -

    Barbell Deadlift 3 x 5 135 lbs.
    Barbell Clean AMRAP for 3 mins @ 95 lbs.
    Push Jerk 10 minutes to establish heavy double
    Ab Crunch 2 x 1 min

    1 vote

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  4. The ability to edit an existing workout and change the format from regular workout to interval, etc...

    Ex: I created a workout under circuit, but realized that I wanted to load it under interval so the timer would run automatically.

    3 votes

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  5. Calories

    Ability to input calories burned as a metric like distance, time, etc. For exercises like assault bike, rowing, etc.

    1 vote

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  6. Custom Video Filter

    When looking through exercises, we customize a lot of videos so want to search specifically for ours but when we add the filter for “custom exercises only” it still shows some stock videos.

    6 votes

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  7. calculate percent body fat from pictures.

    Construct a 3d model from the front side and back pictures. Use that 3D model to measure circumference measurements and input those measurements into a percent body fat meter. Halo app and styku already do similar calculations. Yes, the formulas are not the most accurate but that can be said for several methods, from calipers to bio-impedance. The idea is to make it easier for the clients and there are already photos that are inputted and a place on the app for body measurements to be placed. Just adds a 3D model and an additional formula.

    3 votes

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  8. Exercise Use Stats

    Over the years I have created and uploaded duplicate exercises on accident. I want to delete the duplicate, but I don't know if it is being used in one of many workouts and programs that I have created.

    It would be a great feature to know if an exercise is being used in a workout or program.

    I've made this mistake before. Deleting an exercise and inadvertently deleted part of someone's workout without knowing.

    1 vote

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  9. Optimize search keywords for workout library

    When I go to search for a specific exercise, majority of the time it does not even remotely pop up first, and I have to scroll to find it anyway. It’s frustrating and time consuming, especially as someone who just started and is still building up their programs on the app. Creating a new exercise from a YT video is basically faster in the long run, because at least you know it’ll pop up first in the future. A little SEO would go a long way.

    2 votes

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  10. Alphabetize your exercise library

    It would be useful if the Exercise database were broken up in alphabetical order. If I wanted to find any exercises that started with the letter A I could just click on the "A" tab, and so forth. Right now I'm in the middle of going through our exercise database and whenever I leave the project for awhile and come back, I have to start at the beginning. I have to scroll down, wait for the videos to load, scroll down further, wait for videos, etc., until I get to whatever letter I was on. Not a major issue, but…

    5 votes

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  11. Add Kickboxing to workout options

    Add Kickboxing to category clients can add

    5 votes

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  12. Audio Workouts

    I train boxers and martial artists, who would benefit greatly if they could listen to my audio files or videos, to follow along while the screen is locked i.e. during runs, etc.

    I know this feature would also benefit running coaches, and I'm sure all coaches could find creative ways to integrate this style of workout type into their programs, like guided meditations, warm ups, cues, etc.

    Additionally, some sort of Round Timer would make this even better, and could possibly be integrated into the timer-based workout type.

    e.g. Being able to set 3 x 3 minute rounds with 1…

    3 votes

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  13. Different cable exercise for different attachments

    Due to the pandemic, there is an increase in functional trainers which are all pulley based, as well as an increase in at home cable like systems, resistance bands with handles etc. It would be great to see different types of cable attachment workouts like standing row with rope, floor seated close grip pull down, 1 leg up lat pull with cable, rear delt bent over 1 arm reverse flye with cable... cables are amazing and versatile. Other than that this app is amazing!!!!!!!!

    2 votes

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  14. merge exercises

    Im sure I am not the only one who has created an exercise more than once with a slightly different name, or used the trainerize exercise and then created my own. The problem with this is that if you ever switch to "the other exercise" you lose the statsfor that exercise and have to start over. It'd be great to have a MERGE option to allow stats to cross over between stats.

    1 vote

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  15. MORE AT HOME WORKOUTS

    We are all stuck inside without a gym, most of our clients only have limited equipment. I have looked through every exercise and you guys do not have some very basic exercises that can be done with a band. Lat Pull down tricep push down, the list goes on. We're going to be stuck in this horrible situation for a while until a vaccine is created. You guys have to adapt to at home exercises. I realize that i can just put notes in for the client but so many need a visual, like a said you must adapt like…

    9 votes

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  16. Ability to create workout programs with choices

    Allow trainers to program workouts that involve choice. For example, Bench Press OR Pushups, Squats or Lunges.

    7 votes

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  17. Specify preferred substitutions

    Ability to specify a list of exercises I prefer to substitute for an exercise.

    2 votes

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  18. 75 sec rest periods

    I would love to have rest period options between 60 and 90 secs and even between 90 secs and 2 min. My vote is to add in 75 and 105 sec rest periods as options between sets!!

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  19. 1 vote

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  20. Countdown

    Allow a countdown/timer in the set when the client starts the workout

    For example I sometimes have clients to a mix of timed work and reps and it would be nice if when we enter a time for an exercise that there is an automatic countdown like there is for intervals

    12 votes

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