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Chris Jones - Bodied By Jones Fitness Tr

Where a healthy mind meets a healthy body

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About Bodied By Jones

My name is Chris Jones, founder of Bodied by Jones Fitness (BBJ). I am a personal trainer and group fitness instructor located in Columbia, SC. I received my Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Winthrop University and I am certified in personal training with ACE (American Council of Exercise).

Fitness is my passion and it is evident in every session that I conduct. My ultimate goal is to teach the benefits that you can obtain when the mind, body and soul work in unison.  Fitness is more than just an amazing body, it encompasses millions of health benefits from reversing sickness to increasing longevity. 


My mission is to empower and enable my clients to reach a high quality life by providing multifaceted fitness programs. It's not always easy to stay in shape and dedicate time to your fitness when you're doing it alone. 


At Bodied By Jones, I offer a degree of accountability and custom workouts designed to be fun, challenging and effective at producing results.


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Personal Training

Individual fitness program design is the best way to achieve the best results because every client has different needs, goals and or medical limitations.


From weight loss to bodybuilding –– during your session, I focus on what is most important to you.


Package Deals

Consistency is the key to results!

You will see your progress after each session as they are tailored to your specific needs, interests, and goals.

Choose from the two-month package which offers 8 sessions or the three-month package which offers 12 sessions.

Group Training

If you are looking for a more cost effective way to obtain your fitness goals, then joining a group of 2-3 participants may be the best the solution for you.


I can assign you to a group or you can bring your own. Grab your spouse, friend, or coworker and embark on your new journey.

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  • Trust

    • I am sincere and uncompromising in my commitment to always uphold my clients' best interest. 

  • Respect

    • I’ve committed myself to understanding all of my clients' individual needs. Each client will always leave Bodied By Jones (BBJ) feeling seen and heard.

  • Knowledge

    • I am here to empower my clients with knowledge, skills, and confidence. I'll be working alongside you to explain and demonstrate all exercises during training sessions. 

  • Commitment

    • I am proactive in providing solutions for my clients to best achieve their fitness goals. Long-term commitment is the foundation that enables my training to produce longevity. 

  • Self Improvement

    • ​I believe a healthy mind, body, and spirit works hand-in-hand. I help my clients reach their full potential by developing new fitness training habits centered on the whole-health and well-being of our community.


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Myra Grant

"You really pushed me to where I am and need to be."

"Chris, I didn’t know where to start because I have so much positive energy after working out.  Ultimately, I was not sure if I was going to like doing the exercises but you made the exercises more fun and exciting for me to perform.  You really pushed me to where I am and need to be.  For that, I am grateful for you.  I have been exercising with you for about 3 months, and what makes me very happy is when other people make great comments regarding my weight and how my clothes are fitting.  I feel great because my body is changing for the good.  I am able to sleep better at night.  I have noticed my weight is decreasing as well as my clothes size.  My clothes are getting more and more looser.  Overall, I feel great.  I want to thank my excellent trainer for believing in me and working very hard with me as well as extending your knowledge towards helping me accomplish my goals.  Because of my excellent trainer, I feel great.  I enjoy receiving these great comments.  Again, thank you for all of your help, dedication and motivation." - Myra Grant



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Hours & Location

7201 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29205

Hours by Appointment ONLY

Mon 5am-8pm

Tues 5am-8pm

Wed 5am-8pm

Thur 5am-8pm

Friday 5am-8pm

Sat 10am-4pm

Sun Closed

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