Fitness Trainer: Helping Others Achieve Health and Happiness - View the video

Jon Hinds

Jon Hinds
Founder & Owner
Monkey Bar Gymnasium

1876 East Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704


Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Education and Training
  • Health Science

Jon Hinds is considered a guru of functional fitness due to his innovative training methods. He developed the very first “No Machines, No Mirrors, No Shoes” gym in 1999 with Monkey Bar Gymnasium in Madison, Wis. and created the Certified Natural Training course, certifying and lecturing to thousands of people around the world. His elite training methods are recognized and utilized by Olympic and professional athletes, sports-specific athletes, personal trainers, chiropractors, yoga therapists and fitness enthusiasts alike. His methods of training the body, restoring alignment and function to the body and incorporating plant-based nutrition are redefining, leading and conquering the traditional fitness ideologies.

Jon Hinds’ business is health and happiness which comes down to people helping people. As a fitness trainer, he walks the walk and teaches others how to become healthier and happier through fitness. As the creator of Monkey Bar Gym in Madison, Jon shares insight into his innovative training methods and how they have led to a successful career helping others improve their lives. (Running Time 22:39)