Helping everyday people get strong and move better.


Lindsay’s Story: How lifting weights made her already active life even better.

Lindsay enjoys playing with her grandson.

Lindsay is a proud grandparent.  If she wants to keep up with her fast-moving 5-year-old grandson, then she knows that she’ll need to stay strong and move better.

Lindsay’s always been active and independent. She hikes and walks with her friends and her dog, Bodie. Walking and hiking alone weren’t going to be enough to keep her strong. She needed to add regular strength training and stretching to her exercise routine. 

Here are just a few of the positive results Lindsay has experienced from her weight-lifting program:

Stronger muscles.

Lindsay’s been lifting weights for eight months. She feels stronger and more confident after each workout. The personal attention from the one-on-one sessions coupled with the private workout facility was perfect for Lindsay. She felt comfortable working out under the supervision of an experienced trainer.

Fewer aches and pains.

Lindsay’s lower back and right knee were often sore and tight. Sometimes, her back pain would be so bad that she couldn’t go out for a hike. Her program focused on stretching these tight muscle groups which made a noticeable difference in her ability to get out and move without pain. 

Greater self-confidence.

Lindsay is getting ready to tackle her biggest challenge: Mount Everest. Already, she feels stronger and more stable when she hikes up steep inclines and through rugged terrain. She has no doubts that if she continues to work out that she will be able to overcome any challenge and stay active.

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What makes our workouts different?


Mindful Barbell’s

Five Foundational Pillars.

Our time-tested and scientifically-proven methods get you measureable results in as little as 90 days.


Functional Strength Training

We strengthen everyday movements. Squats, lunges, presses and pulls build the foundation of our program.


High-Intensity Intervals

We get your heart rate up fast and keep it there for just a few minutes. It gives you greater aerobic benefit is less time.


Restorative Stretching Techniques

Stretches improve muscle flexibility and joint mobility. Multiple poses are held for up to five minutes at a time.


Mindfulness Activities

Mindful exercise reduces stress & anxiety. Cognitive training improves mental focus & reaction time.


Balance Exercises

Balance work increases muscle strength and joint support, improves mobility and reduces injuries and falls.

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Our 15-minute strategy call gives us a chance to learn about your fitness goals, uncover any past or current health problems and answer your questions. With a clear understanding of your goals, we map out a successful plan to reach them.


Participate in Discovery Week.

We’ll teach you our basic strength training and mindfulness exercises over this three-session week. This time together was created to make you more comfortable working out in our studio and help you decide if our training style is right for you.


Select your 6-week Program.

We have two ways to reach your goals: a customized, one-on-one session or a collaborative, small group workout. Each option has its own benefits and both plans use a combination of strength, cardio, stretching and mindfulness exercises.

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Two great pricing options to meet any budget. 

Mindful Barbell offers two great pricing options to meet any budget. Choose from the personalized attention and scheduling convenience of our one-on-one training or the camaraderie and affordability of our small group workouts. 

One-on-one Training

$75 session

Top features include:

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  • Customized programs
  • Personalized attention
  • Safety and injury prevention
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$25 session

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  • Make new friends
  • Greater accountability 
  • Less expensive 
  • More exercise variety
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What’s the catch? Well, you’re limited to one workout per day and workouts are available only during normal business hours.

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Hi. I’m Jon Speakman.

Owner and personal trainer at Mindful Barbell.

My father struggled with his physical health throughout his entire life. As he got older, he lost muscle strength, experienced more aches and pains and grew more sedentary. Over time, he became more isolated and alone until his death at 73. 

Watching my father’s gradual physical decline motivated me to become a personal trainer. After 19 years in the fitness industry, I’ve helped hundreds of people get stronger, move better and avoid the chronic pain and nagging injuries that keep too many of us alone and on the sidelines as we get older. 

Before moving to Santa Barbara in 2020, I lived 25 years in Austin, Texas where I owned several gyms.

I recently moved to Fountain Hills in January of 2024.  After four years in Santa Barbara, I’m excited to bring the Mindful Barbell concept to Arizona.

I’ve been a certified Strength and Conditioning Coach with the NSCA since 2007. 

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What people are saying about Mindful Barbell.

Every client measures success differently. Whatever your personal fitness goals may be, we’re here to guide you safely and effectively through your health and fitness journey.

“The most motivating personal trainer I’ve ever had!”
Roberta Mulhall

Santa Barbara, CA

“His positive feedback is a breath of fresh air.” 
Ciaran Mulhall

Santa Barbara, CA

"His workouts alway meet me where I am physically.”
Caleigh Hernandez

Santa Barbara, CA

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