Ask anyone in sneakers or a sports bra and they will tell you David Barton is fitness personified. He is a disruptor and visionary within the gym industry. David’s epic gym designs have been named by Interior Design Magazine as among the 10 best designs concepts and ideas of the year. 

David is widely respected as the person who first breathed life, sexiness and celebration into fitness. He took the one-dimensional gym business, flipped it on its head, and created a body altering, heart-racing, music-thumping dynamic that defined a new class of health club and personal lifestyle.

Barton founded his namesake DavidBartonGym and TMPL, both distinguished across the country for cutting-edge design, with locations in New York, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Seattle.

Barton holds a Bachelor of Science in human development from Cornell University. He has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, being deemed “the man who made working out cool,” as well as Interior Design, VOGUE, Vanity Fair, Newsweek, Town & Country, and The New Yorker. He has also appeared on The Today Show, CNN, Bloomberg TV, VH1 and MTV, among others.