Fitbook are an online directory of health and fitness professionals in the U.K.
The health & fitness industry is in many ways a very unregulated one, allowing it to be taken advantage of by many fraudulent professionals.
With very little check on Qualifications and Insurances not to mention Criminal Background Checks.
One of our Directors are the Byrne Family, Kevin Byrne famously founded Checkatrade in 1998.
Our mission is simple, to eradicate cowboy health & fitness professionals who are damaging the industry for everyone.
It is to raise the overall standards within the industry and change the public perception on the best and safest way to find and contact a professional.
Our Vetting Procedure
Our vetting process is what really sets us apart from anyone. ALL businesses wishing to join have to undergo over 12 checks to prove their eligibility and quality to pass our vetting process.
- Full proof of all applicable qualifications
- Full proof of insurance/s
- Proof of Identification
- Proof of address and/or registered trading address
- Minimum of 4 references
- Undergo a D.B.S check or provide us with an in-date D.B.S
Meet The Team
Thomas Hackett (Co-Founder)
Hi, I am Thomas, Co-Founder of Fitbook.
As a past personal trainer, I have seen first had the many flaws within the industry. The number of unqualified people, harmful practise, poor customer service, it goes on.
Fitbook has been created to protect the public and put them in touch with the right professionals.
Tom Ryan (Co-Founder)
Hi, I am Thomas Ryan. I have over ten years of experience in the marketing and advertising sector. We are looking to raise the standards of the industry as a whole by most importantly put safeguarding measures in place for the general public.
We aim to build our reputation and make these checks an industry standard.
Blaine Harrison (Account Management)
My name is Blaine, and I am the Account Manager here at Fitbook. My own experience in health and fitness revolves heavily on training in gym as a competitive powerlifter. With a history of working in account management and my passion for the health and fitness sector, working for Fitbook allows me to use my skills to do my part in making a safer environment for the public,
Ella Orrock (Creative Director)
Hi, im Ella, and i’m the Creative Director at Fitbook. I have a degree in Events management where I discovered my passion for digital creation and marketing. At Fitbook, my role ranges from writing blog posts and articles, updating the website, and creating marketing materials. Following this, I believe it is essential for the Health & Fitness industry to improve safeguarding to create a safer environment for everyone involved.