Eric Vandenabeele


Eric Vandenabeele is the Director of, the Belgian Union of Fitness Employers, recognized by the Belgium government since 2003. Under the umbrella of he is co-founder, coordinator and board member of De FitnessOrganisatie, an organization endorsed and supported by the Flemish government for policy support and practical development concerning health and ethics in the fitness sector. In this position, together with the Minister of Sport, he introduced an anti-doping charter for the fitness industry in 2015. Eric was club owner until 2000, assistant lecturer at the Brussels University until 2016 and lecturer at the Erasmus Bachelor School until 2012. Currently he is also presenting a self-created daily activity program for seniors on Eclips TV introducing fitter@home and fitter@work. Under the umbrella of he works on social dialogue, social economic support, professional qualifications (test center Early Acquired Competences / BReps). Giving clean Fitness a place in preventive healthcare is his biggest ambition. Email Eric:

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