Life Fitness Enhances Technology Offering with LFconnect™ Website

SCHILLER PARK, Ill., October 10, 2012Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment manufacturing, continues to improve its online technology with LFconnect, a complimentary cloud-based computing resource that enables seamless exerciser workout- and product-personalization, as well as product display customization for facilities, and asset management capabilities to build a stronger facility brand experience. In addition to allowing exercisers to track their workout progress and choose equipment settings, LFconnect helps facilities track equipment activity.  

Now compatible with the new Elevation™ Series Discover™ Tablet Consoles, LFconnect links the equipment, end-user and facility, syncing the exercise equipment with multiple devices including personal computers, smartphones and tablets. The LFconnect.com website, which serves as the hub, gives facilities and exercisers access to the most complete, and most personal, Discover cardio experience.

“LFconnect enables both facilities and exercisers to tailor the equipment experience to suit their needs,”

said Dan Wille, vice president of global marketing and product development for Life Fitness. “By providing a cloud-solution accessible from multiple devices, users can preset their preferences while on the go and facilities can extend their brand experience and preferences to the product itself.”

LFconnect Exerciser Key Features:

  • Website access for user workout creation, equipment presets and tracking , as well as entertainment preferences which sync with exercise equipment upon user log in
    • Complimentary access to LFconnect account preferences on Discover SE and SI with a smartphone, PIN, USB drive or RFID, and on-the-go via website or app
    • Seventeen statistics, editable through a personal profile, to see on the equipment display, such as calories, pace, time remaining or heart rate
    • Ability to see and share workout information with personal exercise community and social media networks like Facebook
    • Online bookmarking capabilities to save most visited websites, read the latest news or check email on the product

 

LFconnect Facility Key Features: 

  • Customizable background image, logo and messages on Discover Tablet Console—add greetings, facility news, events, classes or member incentives
  • Dashboard that  provides a custom workout creation tool , features adjustable internet and tv preferences, and lets facilities bookmark favorite websites and channels for quick exerciser access on the product
  • Easy-to-navigate product usage data and automatic or scheduled online software upgrades provide more efficient equipment maintenance
  • Visibility into peak exercise times and the most popular machines in the facility. Filter reports by time of day, day of week, equipment type or facility location

 

LFconnect will be available to exercisers and customers in November, 2012. For more information on Life Fitness visit www.LifeFitness.com/LF_connect.        

About Life Fitness

Life Fitness is the global leader in commercial fitness equipment. The company manufactures and sells strength and cardiovascular equipment under the brand names Life Fitness and Hammer Strength and distributes its equipment in more than 120 countries. Headquartered outside Chicago, in Schiller Park, Ill., Life Fitness is a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC).