Gymer is a mobile app and web-based service that provides a cashless system for booking instant or in-advance workout sessions on an hourly basis. Users can decide when and where to work out, with a ‘pay-as-you-go’ option.
“When groceries, food and medicine are available on demand, why not gyms?” asked Srikanth Balakumar. Based on the `pay as you go’ concept, Balakumar and Kushal Kumar launched Gymer in June 2015. Available through a mobile app and website, Gymer provides a cashless system for users to view gyms closest to their location and book hourly sessions. From small gyms charging `60-70 per hour to high end centres, users can book up to 12 slots .
Health and Fitness, This is one space that many consider but lose to procrastination. In metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, avenues to invest in fitness abound. here are a few options we found.
With the growth of location based service aggregation startups in the country, a new niche segment has emerged leveraging this principle – marketplace for gyms and other fitness centers. Startups operating on these lines are making it easier for people to discover and enroll into membership programs to get fit. Bengaluru based startup, Gymer was co-founded by Srikanth Balakumar and Kushal Kumar in June 2015, it provides solutions for the Health and Fitness industry.
Many people sign up for gym memberships to help themselves stay fit. But, with high membership fees, many are apprehensive about paying up, not knowing whether they will be able to use the gym regularly. On the other hand, many gyms face the problem of a low signup ratio and a high drop-out rate.
Market research revealed that 60-70 per cent of those who pay a gym membership fee (anywhere between Rs 15,000 and 25,000 per year) hardly turned up to use the facilities. Only eight per cent of the population went to the gym at least 20 days a month. And 20 per cent would attend 10- 20 days a month.
How often have you missed your workout because you were working past your gym timings? Or did not sign up with a gym because you were unsure of staying on? Or did you ever fantasize about stopping by any gym on your way home that was still open? Many have these questions and there are a few people who have sought to remedy the situation with an app called Gymer according to YourStory.
The unique concept of Gymer was first reported by yourstory.com, few days after the launch. Appreciating the concept of gym by the hour – and pay as you go, the article by Harshit Mallya, noted that many people sign up for gym memberships to help themselves stay fit.