FITPAL is a fitness community that connects people that have the same fitness goal. It encourages the members to share knowledge and time within the community.

The first experiences are essential for the users to decide whether or not to continue using a product or purchasing a service. The first time to go to the gym always seems to be intimidating including various reasons, especially social awkwardness.

This project is trying to help people overcome the fear of going to the gym alone by building a fitness community based on their fitness goals. 

 
 

First time gym experience can be intimidating because of unfamiliarity of fitness equipments and social awkwardness. It might be essential for the users to decide whether or not to continue the service.

How can we redesign the gym experience to make it more delightful and less scaring?

 

 

first time gym experience painpoints

first time gym experience painpoints

 

First time gym experience can be intimidating because of multiple reasons, such as social embarrassment, limited knowledge of exercise equipments, no workout plan etc.

 

people's general feeling about going to gym for the first time

people's general feeling about going to gym for the first time

 

Find a Training Buddy

People feel less intimidated if they go with a current friend or make friends with someone at the gym. They will eventually want to hang out at the gym and be motivated. 

 

Sense of Community

People want to learn and share knowledge. They feel sense of belonging within the community. Gym Newbie wants to learn from the gym experts while gym expert gain the sense of achievement by sharing the knowledge.

Have a Fitness Goal

Having a fitness goal is a main motivation for people to go to the gym. It can be to fit in a certain type of clothing, play a certain sport, or weigh a targeted amount. This one works best for task-oriented people.

 

Create a fitness community and connect people that have the same fitness goal.
Encourage the members to share knowledge and time within the community.

Four types of people based on their knowledge in this field

 

focusing area

 

 

Fill the Basic Information

 

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