FlexIt – Pay as You Go Gym App – Announces Partnerships with Retro Fitness and Youfit Health Clubs


Mobile app announces two national industry leaders to offerings lineup, allowing users to access clubs wherever, whenever, and only pay for their time used

New York City – October 29, 2018 – FlexIt, the app that enables users to pay only for the gym time they use, announces the addition of Retro Fitness and Youfit to its list of gym partners. Through this partnership, users will now be able to work out at Retro Fitness or Youfit locations using the FlexIt app, starting in New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Arizona. These partnerships alone give FlexIt coverage in over twenty states across the continental U.S.

“We are so excited to see large national fitness brands, like Retro Fitness and Youfit, embracing FlexIt’s unmatched technology to streamline their customers’ experiences and to help better understand and build their membership bases,” said Austin Cohen, CEO and founder of FlexIt. “FlexIt is evolving how traditional gyms operate, providing consumers with flexibility in how, where and when they work out, while simultaneously helping clubs to attract new members.”

Featuring best-in-class technology, FlexIt allows gym-goers to sample clubs when and where they want and pay only for their time spent at the facility. FlexIt also acts as a powerful member acquisition tool for gym owners, enhancing profitability and generating membership leads for fitness clubs by providing rich insights to target new clients, and frictionless check-in/check-out process that creates a seamless experience for users, staff and management.

Retro Fitness has over 145 locations with a variety of premium fitness options, classes, amenities and experiences, and is the official gym of the New York Yankees. FlexIt users will have access to the same services as Retro Fitness’s VIP users, such as personal training, tanning and group classes.

“Partnering with FlexIt was a smart decision,” said Eric Casaburi, CEO of Retro Fitness. “Consumers’ wants and needs for a gym are changing and FlexIt allows us to find and connect with new and prospective members, while also receiving insightful data for the gym, helping us learn how our customers want to work out.”

Youfit has over 110 locations and offers a wide variety of services such as personal trainers, group fitness classes, express circuit workouts and a number of membership options. Youfit focuses on offering both affordable memberships and state of the art facilities, to help their members get the most out of life. FlexIt users will be able to use all the services and amenities available to members at each individual location.

“Joining FlexIt’s list of club partners gave us access to an important new platform that will help us to redefine how we share the Youfit experience, and FlexIt’s ability to allow users to choose how they sample our clubs will open so many doors to new guests and members,” said J.J. Creegan, COO of Youfit. “FlexIt is changing the landscape of how consumers access gyms and we’re excited to be getting involved at the outset.”

FlexIt has also partnered with many club chains and studios, among which include Dailey Method, Balance Gyms and CrossFit locations.

FlexIt is currently available for download in the App Store and Google Play. To learn more about FlexIt, visit: www.flexit.fit.  

About FlexIt

FlexIt Inc. is the mobile app that quickly and seamlessly enables users to access gyms wherever and whenever they want, and only pay for the amount of time that they are in the facility. FlexIt offers consumers the flexibility that they expect, while generating leads and enhancing profitability for fitness clubs. FlexIt provides club access to users while simultaneously providing clubs with access to a large network of prospective members. FlexIt is available for download on iOS and Android in the respective app stores; for more information, please visit https://www.flexit.fit/

About Retro Fitness  Founded in 2004 by entrepreneur Eric Casaburi, Retro Fitness has evolved from a regional Northeast gym concept into a national fitness system with more than 145 gyms open in 13 states. Under Casaburi's leadership, Retro Fitness is expanding its footprint with more than 100 gyms in its development pipeline and plans to have 250 gyms open in the next two years in new, major markets, such as Florida, Illinois, California, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Each Retro Fitness location is equipped with a full-service fitness center, including 60-100 pieces of equipment supplied by leading manufacturers. The burgeoning franchise has placed in the top 300 of Entrepreneur's magazine's prestigious Franchise 500 list for six consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.retrofitness.com, and to learn more about franchise opportunities visit www.retrofranchising.com

About Youfit Health Clubs

Youfit Health Clubs, founded in 2008, is a chain of budget-friendly fitness centers with over 110 locations across the US, predominantly in the South and Western regions. Youfit was founded by Rick Berks with the aim of creating gyms with a welcoming environment where everyone fits-in at a low price starting at $10 per month. Youfit places a great emphasis on environmental responsibility. Its gym floors are made from Nike Grind and other recycled rubber materials, and each Youfit location practices additional eco-friendly initiatives. For more information, visit www.youfit.com

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