Announcing the IDEA Workout Builder

Easily customize and share workouts with your clients.

By April Durrett
Feb 19, 2014

IDEA members asked, “Can you create a tool for us to put together workouts, with videos of each exercise online?” Yes! You asked for it; you got it! The new IDEA Workout Builder.

The IDEA Workout Builder allows you to quickly customize, save and share workouts—with over 1,000 videos at your disposal! The videos IDEA provides show top educators progressing and regressing exercises to make them appropriate for most of your clients.

The IDEA Workout Builder gives you the ability to:

  • produce specific training programs for your clients to follow;
  • change exercise variables like sets, reps and weight; and
  • add your own videos to your clients’ programs.

Discover how this wonderful new tool can help you better serve your clients.

Benefits for You

Here’s what the IDEA Workout Builder helps you do:

  • Save time creating workouts.
  • Tailor workouts directly to your clients’ needs via a simple drag-and-drop interface.
  • Categorize, save, email and print your workouts.
  • Integrate the workouts with your “Clients and Leads” tab on IDEA FitnessConnect.
  • Use the IDEA Workout Builder on all your devices (computer, iPad, iPhone, etc.).
  • Coach a client through a printed workout that you created.
  • Give clients a printed or online work out to use on their own so they have a reminder of the exercises and helpful tips.
  • Add exercises as new videos are added to the IDEA Workout Builder every month.

Accessing the IDEA Workout Builder

IDEA members who are personal trainer, program director or business members can use this new tool to provide enhanced service to clients. Find the IDEA Workout Builder at

Steps for Using the IDEA Workout Builder

Access the IDEA Workout Builder at Then use it in one of these ways:

In Person, One-on-One

  1. Create a workout specific to a client.
  2. Print out the workout to use during a session.
  3. If desired, hand the client the printout, or email the workout, so the client can use it independently when the session is over.

When Client Is on His/Her Own

  1. Create a workout specific to a client.
  2. Share the workout with the client via email.
  3. Let the client know he or she can open the workout on any device and can also print it.

Sharing With the Public

Create a great workout with IDEA Workout Builder and share it via social networking. For example, share it with your followers on Facebook and Twitter.


April Durrett

1 Comment

  1. Avatar shannon on June 24, 2020 at 3:13 pm

    Hi there I’m having trouble with the site. I have my clients now saved, but how do I build a workout for each Individual client and then save It?

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