Straight to the Bar

All Things Strength


As you might expect, Straight to the Bar works with a number of Personal Trainers and Strength Coaches. If you’re ready to take your fitness and strength development to the next level, here are the people that can help :

Josh ‘Do It With Hewett‘ Hewett

Toronto, Canada

Josh has an incredibly thorough, no-nonsense approach to fitness. Fun, simple and incredibly effective.

To find out a little more about Josh, check out his superb articles (both on this site and on Top Form Fitness), as well as Gymchats 209 onward. Both as a guest and as the host. And to train with him directly, swing by :


Brian Tabor

San Diego, California

Brian Tabor is a competitive Strength Athlete and Personal Trainer who shares his strength-training passion with both groups and individuals. To find out a little more, check out Gymchat 248 – Establishing Standards for Strength & Progressions; and to work with Brian directly, drop him a line at :


Jen Mulhall, Thrive 365

Ontario, Canada

Jen Mulhall is a competitive Strength Athlete and Personal Trainer who is very much focussed on the mental aspects of training. If you’d like to learn more about topics such as Visualisation, check out her appearances on Gymchats 225, 232 and 247.

And to work with Jen directly, swing by her website or drop her an email :

Good stuff.

Jon Hinds, Monkey Bar Gym

Jon Hinds has a brilliant ‘a little bit of everything‘ approach to training. It’s fun, and it works.

The Monkey Bar Gym online training packages certainly hold true to this. Not only is your plan laid out in detail, it’s reviewed constantly to make sure you’re moving toward your fitness goals. To gain muscle, lose fat and to feel fantastic.

In short, this is the way training should be. Highly recommended.

Dave Lemanczyk

Long Island, New York

Dave Lemanczyk, MSPE is a former professional athlete who owns and operates a successful training business in Long Island, New York. He developed both the Keg Conditioning & Basketball Strength training systems used worlwide. Dave specializes in the training of athletes. In addition he is a licensed Health Education and Physical Education Teacher who is CPR, AED, and First Aid Certified.

If you’re looking for private strength and conditioning services in Long Island, New York, look no further than Dave Lemanczyk’s Private Training. Fantastic and honest.