How to Create an Exceptional Outdoor Fitness Site for Your Gym

Learn how to move your gym’s exercise facilities outdoors by creating a fitness site that is customized to your audience.

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Boogmans Rob

Rob Boogmans

Director, Sport & Fitness

Kompan Fitness Institute

Zacho Morten

Morten Zacho

Senior Manager

Kompan Fitness Institute

With current restrictions on indoor exercise facilities changing day to day, is it possible to move the gym experience outside?

In this webinar, you will learn historical trends of outdoor fitness for adults, and what needs to be considered when planning a fitness site outside—including opportunities in cold weather climates. We'll discuss how you can create a fitness site customized to your audience that will be attractive to people of all ages and abilities.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain perspective on outdoor fitness trends for adults
  • Learn how to identify features of outdoor fitness equipment that are effective for adults
  • Be able to apply design principles that will support activities in outdoor fitness installations

“We've seen unbelievable innovation in outdoor fitness equipment in the past 20 years. It's an exciting new option for fitness fans around the world.”

Rob Boogmans, Director, Sport & Fitness

Kompan Fitness Institute - Austin, TX

Presenter Profiles

Rob Boogmans is educated as a physical therapist and personal trainer, and has more than 20 years of experience in fitness. He has been a pioneer in outdoor fitness since 2008 when he founded Standing-Strong Outdoor Fitness. Standing-Strong was the first company to introduce adjustable and functional training in the outdoor environment. By 2010 Standing-Strong was the market leader in outdoor fitness in Benelux and had multiple patented solutions. In 2014 Standing-Strong was taken over by Kompan and in 2015 Boogmans joined Kompan to start the Kompan Fitness Institute and develop the new outdoor fitness product lines. Since 2015 Kompan has created more than 1000 new outdoor fitness sites and is widely recognized as the most innovative and professional company in outdoor fitness.

Morten Zacho is teaching associate professor at the University of Southern Denmark in the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics. He is also senior manager of the Kompan Fitness Institute. In this role, he has great focus on implementing knowledge, trends, scientific research and functional tests in the innovation of new outdoor fitness. Previously, Zacho has worked at internationally-recognized research institutions and has co-authorship on 17 peer-reviewed scientific publications.