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WHAT'S IT REALLY TAKE TO LOOK & FEEL AMAZING?
THE MONKEY BAR GYM PROGRAM

If you're looking for a fitness solution , what you're really looking for is accountability and structure , that you can get excited about over the long-term. Most fitness programs talk about how they're going to GET you in shape, and many of them probably can, but NONE of them talk about KEEPING you in shape, which is where The Monkey Bar Gym comes in. We teach you the dedication & process required to stay in shape, all in an exciting & challenging environment, just like the playgrounds of your childhood.

  • Workouts

    THE WORKOUTS

    Our Expert Instructors will teach you how to do each & every workout, and how to do them safely. We’ll make it fun, too. Every workout is different, so you'll never get bored doing the same old routine. And it’s tailored to your skill and fitness level.

  • Nutrition

    THE HOMEWORK

    While enrolled in our program, you will track and log your food and submit it to your instructor for individual coaching and monitoring. We firmly believe that 'fit bodies are made in the kitchen', so it only makes sense to apply the same rigor to your eating as your workouts.

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    THE TESTING

    How do you know if and how you're improving if you don’t regularly check your metrics? You don’t, which is why we do initial and ongoing progress checks, to make sure you know where you are, where you’re going and how to get there.

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    THE ATTENDANCE

    Without a doubt, the biggest obstacle to life-long fitness comes down to one thing: consistency. If a program can't ensure consistency then it will result in the same outcome as your last 5 attempts at fitness: get in shape, only to fall out of shape, again. That’s why we monitor our clients' attendance and make weekly phone calls to anyone who's been "slipping", because if we don’t hold you accountable, who will?

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AN INITIAL CONSULTATION

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OUR OFFERINGS

  • Monkeybargym

    THE MONKEY BAR GYM PROGRAM

    This is our hands-on, hand-holding, fully structured training program located right at MBG's Headquarters here in Madison, WI. In this life-changing program we will teach you how to train & restore effectively, eat properly and measure your results, all while being held accountable, kept on track and enjoying the journey.
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    THE ONLINE MBG WORKOUTS & TRAINING SERIES

    Visit our Online Retail Section for membership-only access to all of Our Workouts & Training Series, including detailed exercise instructions from MBG Founder, Jon Hinds. We also offer our entire line of Lifeline training equipment, ebooks and many other resources to help you achieve your fitness & nutrition goals.
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  • Education

    THE CERTIFICATE OF NATURAL TRAINING

    The CNT is our Official Training Certification for those individuals looking to take their training knowledge to the next level. Learn how to train “The Monkey Bar Way” through either one-on-one instruction from founder Jon Hinds, or at one of our multiple on-location courses offered all across North America. Once your CNT is completed, you’ll not only possess the ultimate knowledge in functional training, restoration and high-energy nutrition, you’ll also be able to teach others!
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LISTEN TO WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE PROGRAM!

I have recently re-joined Monkey Bar after several years away. When I first joined, I went through nothing less than a transformation during the 60-day challenge. I thought that I could keep it up on my own, but let's face it, some people thrive on peer pressure and just being told what to do. The price tag may seem steep, but it is on par with Crossfit gyms, and bootcamps that other gyms offer. The value is in the instruction. Jon and Jess, (and Olivia, Kevin, Polly, Robyn, Sean) are knowledgeable, motivating, encouraging wonderful people. I also really like the strong fundamentals from Eischen's yoga that translate directly into the lifts that we do. So, if you like class-driven workouts, high intensity interval training, and enjoy pushing yourself as hard as the person across the room that you are secretly competing with, this is for you.

I've been a member here for about 8 months now and I've gone through 3-4 rotations of workouts (each lasts about 8 weeks but you can start at any point). The trainers are very helpful and fellow class participants with more experience have also been great teachers. I won't lie to you. You will work hard here but you'll do it with the group, with a partner or occasionally on your own, but the results are worth it. Your body will probably hurt (a lot) the first week but you will come back for more. Go to at least a few of the mobility/stability classes to learn how to increase your flexibility or range of motion and relieve those sore muscles.