First, you should go to the "Marketing" menu and choose "SMS" from the drop down menu.
You will be brought to a page listing any previously sent or draft SMS/Text messages. To create a new SMS press the "New" button. To send an existing draft click on the gear symbol to the right.
Then write the description of the text message and the body of the message. Press the "Save" button
Once saved, two buttons will appear. Press the "Recipients" button.
This will bring you to a new page where you can choose to whom you would like to send the text message. Listed will be all the members for whom you have a cell phone number. If you do not have the cell phone numbers for any of your members, the list will be blank.
You can select a filter, search for specific members or you can create a target audience by pressing the button "Create Target Audience." By clicking this button, you will be able to segment your list by physical condition, age, sex, membership status, goals, group activities preferences and more. Once you have marked the members you wish to receive this SMS message. Press the button "Add Selected."
This will take you back to the main page where you wrote the SMS message. To the right you will see the list of recipients. You can delete recipients by clicking the trash can icon to the right. Once finalized press the "Send" button.