The global fitness industry is a black box concerning information for fitness professionals. The information is available, but can hardly be found. BlackBoxFitness offers an open and online platform to share and find information for and by fitness professionals.

BlackBoxFitness offers practical tools for fitness professionals. Like training programs for personal trainers, job descriptions for managers, practical scientific research for fitnessclubs, marketing campaigns, sales tools, powerpoint presentations and ready to go programs. It’s all up to you. Every fitness professional can share whatever he or she thinks can help colleques!

When it comes to information for fitness professionals around the globe, BlackBoxFitness shows four characteristics:

1. Overview: information is presented in a systematic way by using relevant categories and is therefore easy to find.

2. Practical: information is always usable in a practical way. For example scientific studies on fitnessclubs are translated to help clubs to improve their daily operation.

3. Specific: general knowledge is translated to the specific situation of fitnessclubs and fitness professionals. For example when it comes to information on management and marketing.

4. International: information will be distributed to a huge amount of countries. Knowledge and tools from one country will be made usable to share with fitness professionals around the globe. The site will be launched in English, German and Dutch. More languages to come.

BlackBoxFitness has the following unique characteristics:

1. An open and  online website where all fitness industry knowledge and tools are presented.

2. The website is available in multiple languages and many documents are in multiple languages.

3. A number of documents and tools are free to download and use in your own fitness business.

4. Much more files can be bought for a affordable prices and are delivered in a second (digital).

5. The files are created by an enormous and divers amount of authors. Also you can be one!

BlackBoxFitness is an initiative of Dr Johan Steenbergen (researcher), Peter van der Steege (designer and online marketing specialist) and Drs Jan Middelkamp (researcher).