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Olympic Weightlifting at J2FIT Strength and Conditioning J2FIT Strength and Conditioning 1 Photo

Olympic Weightlifting Daily (Workout Apps / online training) — 5-6 training sessions per week geared for the intermediate and advanced level weightlifters (3+ months of lifting experience). Snatch and clean and jerk training, 3 + times per week.

J2FIT Weightlifting has expanded globally with the release of online weightlifting programming for athletes and coaches alike to train under the leadership of USA Weightlifting Advanced Sport coaches, NCAA college strength coaches, and competitive athletes.

Coaches:

  • Mike Dewar (CSCS, USAW1, USAW2) — He holds a Masters and Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology, with additional experience working with athletic populations. Additionally, Mike is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS) of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Advanced Sports Performance Coach of USA Weightlifting, and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at New York University. Mike is actively competing in USA Weightlifting meets as an 85 and 94kg weightlifter;
  • Nick De Freitas (BS, CSCS, USAW1) — He holds a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, with previous work experience under Cornell University, and Ithaca College. Nick is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS) of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Sports Performance Coach of USA Weightlifting, and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at New York University. Nick currently competes as a 77kg weightlifter under the USA Weightlifting organization.
164 West 25th Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 419-367-2272
  • 23rd Street (500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 23rd Street (900 ft) IND 6th Av
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2018.04.24
Crossfit at La Caja Crossfit La Caja Crossfit 1 Photo

Programs:

  • CrossFit — In our classes, elements of gymnastics, Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting, sprinting, rowing and jumping;
  • ID Fit — Individually Designed Fitness at La Caja / BXBC. In this program our focus is to provide personalized workouts for each client;
  • Teen-Fit.

Coaches:

  • Adam Castillo — Strength & Conditioning/Health coach;
  • Carlos (los) perez — Power and Conditioning coach;
  • Adam Arenas — Sport Performance Coach USAW;
  • Hilary Glaus — Strength & Conditioning/Health coach.
453 West 238th Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 914-441-3734
  • 347-346-5600
  • 238th Street (1500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Van Cortlandt Park – 242nd Street (1900 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 231st Street (3100 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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2018.04.24
Olympic Weightlifting at La Caja Crossfit La Caja Crossfit 1 Photo

Weightlifting classes will run within a 3 hour time slot. During this time you will work on the two main competition lifts, the Clean & Jerk, and the Snatch, as well as all accessory lifts. Sessions are lead by a USAW certified coach.

This class is for all levels.

453 West 238th Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 914-441-3734
  • 347-346-5600
  • 238th Street (1500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Van Cortlandt Park – 242nd Street (1900 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 231st Street (3100 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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  • men
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2018.04.24
Weightlifting at JDI Barbell JDI Barbell 1 Photo 1 Video

Classes:

  • Weightlifting Foundations at JDI Barbell focuses on the fundamentals of (Olympic) weightlifting technique. This course will teach the basics of the snatch and the clean and jerk. Each class includes guided warm-up, the programmed workout which will include substantial hands-on technique work along with accessory strength work. This class is ideal for beginners;
  • The JDI Barbell Weightlifting Team is intended for athletes looking to make a commitment to train in a focused, competitive environment. Weightlifting Team classes are programmed with competition-level performance in mind. Each session is proctored by our head coach and will follow that day’s specific program. This class is perfect for athletes with 6+ months’ experience.

Head Coach — Jesse Irizarry. He is a former D1 Strength and Conditioning Coach and was mentored by Bill Gillespie and Dave Williams, two of the few CSCCa master strength coaches. He has close to ten years experience coaching and has competed in both Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting.

43-01 21st Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 917-819-5017
  • Court Square – 23rd Street (900 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • Court Square (1100 ft) IRT Flushing
  • Court Square (1400 ft) IND Crosstown
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2018.04.24
Fitness & Crossfit at Brick New York - Chelsea Brick New York - Chelsea 3 Photo

Classes:

  • B | X — Brick’s twist on high-intensity interval training utilizes light weights at high volumes in conjunction with Concept II rowers and automatically powered True Form treadmills to deliver a fast-paced;
  • B | FIT — Hybrid fitness class that combines both our signature metabolic conditioning with select barbell movements allowing all fitness levels to fine tune technique;
  • CrossFit — Constantly varied high-intensity functional movements combines weightlifting, gymnastics, and metabolic conditioning.
257 West 17th Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 10011
  • 646-692-4005
  • 14th Street (400 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 18th Street (700 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Eighth Avenue (900 ft) BMT Canarsie
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2019.03.04
Fitness & Crossfit at Brick New York - Grand Central Brick New York - Grand Central

Classes:

  • B | X — Brick’s twist on high-intensity interval training utilizes light weights at high volumes in conjunction with Concept II rowers and automatically powered True Form treadmills to deliver a fast-paced;
  • B | FIT — Hybrid fitness class that combines both our signature metabolic conditioning with select barbell movements allowing all fitness levels to fine tune technique;
  • CrossFit — Constantly varied high-intensity functional movements combines weightlifting, gymnastics, and metabolic conditioning.
465 Lexington Avenue New York City, NY 10017
  • 646-692-4005
  • Grand Central (900 ft) IRT Flushing
  • Grand Central – 42nd Street (1000 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Grand Central (1400 ft) 42nd Street S
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2019.03.04
Crossfit at CrossFit Outbreak Clinton Hill CrossFit Outbreak Clinton Hill 1 Photo

Instructors:

  • Adam Sturm — USA Weightlifting Certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach. He is a co-founder of CrossFit Outbreak. Adam has been CrossFitting at several boxes around NYC since 2010 and is a CrossFit L1 certified coach. He’s recently placed in a few local masters competitions, and in the 2013 CF Open he finished in the top 7% in his age group;
  • Paul Roller — NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Bachelors degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Sport and Exercise Conditioning from East Stroudsburg University, Masters degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology from Florida Atlantic University, USA Weightlifting Certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, NCI Level 1 Nutrition Coach;
  • Shimi Litkowski — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Level 2, CrossFit Gymnastics, Advanced Olympic Lifting Certification (AOLC), Basic Olympic Lifting Certification (BOLC). He is a co-founder and the head coach of CrossFit Outbreak. Shimi has been CrossFitting and coaching in NYC for the past few years;
  • Cathryne Shine — L1 certified in December 2016. Favorite is Kelly (5 RFT, 400m run, 30 box jumps, 30 Wallballs);
  • Laura Siegle — L1 certified. She grew up as a multi-sport competitive athlete, playing DIII soccer (until sidelined by an ankle injury), and lacrosse at Wesleyan University. Post-college, after dabbling in marathon running, she missed the communal aspect of team sports;
  • Livi — L1 certified in August 2017. She started her fitness journey at nine-years-old when she joined her local YMCA swim team in New Canaan, CT. By her Sophomore year of high school, she qualified for State, Regional and National level championships. In 2011, she continued to swim D1 at Iona College, where she was first introduced to weight lifting as part of her team’s training program. The benefits of which were clear when she placed top 16 at the MAAC Championships in the 100 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke & 200 Backstroke for two consecutive years.
10 Grand Avenue New York City, NY
  • 347-696-7060
  • Classon Avenue (3400 ft) IND Crosstown
  • Clinton – Washington Avenues (3500 ft) IND Crosstown
  • Flushing Avenue (4200 ft) IND Crosstown
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2018.05.21
Crossfit at CrossFit Outbreak Bed-Stuy CrossFit Outbreak Bed-Stuy 3 Photo

Instructors:

  • Adam Sturm — USA Weightlifting Certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach. He is a co-founder of CrossFit Outbreak. Adam has been CrossFitting at several boxes around NYC since 2010 and is a CrossFit L1 certified coach. He’s recently placed in a few local masters competitions, and in the 2013 CF Open he finished in the top 7% in his age group;
  • Paul Roller — NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Bachelors degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Sport and Exercise Conditioning from East Stroudsburg University, Masters degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology from Florida Atlantic University, USA Weightlifting Certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, NCI Level 1 Nutrition Coach;
  • Shimi Litkowski — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Level 2, CrossFit Gymnastics, Advanced Olympic Lifting Certification (AOLC), Basic Olympic Lifting Certification (BOLC). He is a co-founder and the head coach of CrossFit Outbreak. Shimi has been CrossFitting and coaching in NYC for the past few years;
  • Cathryne Shine — L1 certified in December 2016. Favorite is Kelly (5 RFT, 400m run, 30 box jumps, 30 Wallballs);
  • Laura Siegle — L1 certified. She grew up as a multi-sport competitive athlete, playing DIII soccer (until sidelined by an ankle injury), and lacrosse at Wesleyan University. Post-college, after dabbling in marathon running, she missed the communal aspect of team sports;
  • Livi — L1 certified in August 2017. She started her fitness journey at nine-years-old when she joined her local YMCA swim team in New Canaan, CT. By her Sophomore year of high school, she qualified for State, Regional and National level championships. In 2011, she continued to swim D1 at Iona College, where she was first introduced to weight lifting as part of her team’s training program. The benefits of which were clear when she placed top 16 at the MAAC Championships in the 100 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke & 200 Backstroke for two consecutive years.
492 Throop Avenue New York City, NY
  • 347-696-7060
  • Kingston – Throop Avenues (2500 ft) IND Fulton St
  • Nostrand Avenue (3300 ft) IND Fulton St
  • Bedford – Nostrand Avenues (3300 ft) IND Crosstown
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2018.05.21
Crossfit at CrossFit Outbreak East Williamsburg CrossFit Outbreak East Williamsburg 3 Photo

Instructors:

  • Adam Sturm — USA Weightlifting Certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach. He is a co-founder of CrossFit Outbreak. Adam has been CrossFitting at several boxes around NYC since 2010 and is a CrossFit L1 certified coach. He’s recently placed in a few local masters competitions, and in the 2013 CF Open he finished in the top 7% in his age group;
  • Paul Roller — NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Bachelors degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Sport and Exercise Conditioning from East Stroudsburg University, Masters degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology from Florida Atlantic University, USA Weightlifting Certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, NCI Level 1 Nutrition Coach;
  • Shimi Litkowski — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Level 2, CrossFit Gymnastics, Advanced Olympic Lifting Certification (AOLC), Basic Olympic Lifting Certification (BOLC). He is a co-founder and the head coach of CrossFit Outbreak. Shimi has been CrossFitting and coaching in NYC for the past few years;
  • Cathryne Shine — L1 certified in December 2016. Favorite is Kelly (5 RFT, 400m run, 30 box jumps, 30 Wallballs);
  • Laura Siegle — L1 certified. She grew up as a multi-sport competitive athlete, playing DIII soccer (until sidelined by an ankle injury), and lacrosse at Wesleyan University. Post-college, after dabbling in marathon running, she missed the communal aspect of team sports;
  • Livi — L1 certified in August 2017. She started her fitness journey at nine-years-old when she joined her local YMCA swim team in New Canaan, CT. By her Sophomore year of high school, she qualified for State, Regional and National level championships. In 2011, she continued to swim D1 at Iona College, where she was first introduced to weight lifting as part of her team’s training program. The benefits of which were clear when she placed top 16 at the MAAC Championships in the 100 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke & 200 Backstroke for two consecutive years.
208 Frost Street New York City, NY
  • 347-696-7060
  • Graham Avenue (1300 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • Grand Street (2300 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • Lorimer Street (2500 ft) BMT Canarsie
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  • men
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2018.05.21
Crossfit at CrossFit Outbreak Williamsburg CrossFit Outbreak Williamsburg 1 Photo

Instructors:

  • Adam Sturm — USA Weightlifting Certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach. He is a co-founder of CrossFit Outbreak. Adam has been CrossFitting at several boxes around NYC since 2010 and is a CrossFit L1 certified coach. He’s recently placed in a few local masters competitions, and in the 2013 CF Open he finished in the top 7% in his age group;
  • Paul Roller — NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Bachelors degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Sport and Exercise Conditioning from East Stroudsburg University, Masters degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology from Florida Atlantic University, USA Weightlifting Certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, NCI Level 1 Nutrition Coach;
  • Shimi Litkowski — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Level 2, CrossFit Gymnastics, Advanced Olympic Lifting Certification (AOLC), Basic Olympic Lifting Certification (BOLC). He is a co-founder and the head coach of CrossFit Outbreak. Shimi has been CrossFitting and coaching in NYC for the past few years;
  • Cathryne Shine — L1 certified in December 2016. Favorite is Kelly (5 RFT, 400m run, 30 box jumps, 30 Wallballs);
  • Laura Siegle — L1 certified. She grew up as a multi-sport competitive athlete, playing DIII soccer (until sidelined by an ankle injury), and lacrosse at Wesleyan University. Post-college, after dabbling in marathon running, she missed the communal aspect of team sports;
  • Livi — L1 certified in August 2017. She started her fitness journey at nine-years-old when she joined her local YMCA swim team in New Canaan, CT. By her Sophomore year of high school, she qualified for State, Regional and National level championships. In 2011, she continued to swim D1 at Iona College, where she was first introduced to weight lifting as part of her team’s training program. The benefits of which were clear when she placed top 16 at the MAAC Championships in the 100 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke & 200 Backstroke for two consecutive years.
415 Wythe Avenue New York City, NY
  • 347-696-7060
  • Marcy Avenue (2600 ft) BMT Jamaica
  • Bedford Avenue (3700 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • Hewes Street (3900 ft) BMT Jamaica
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2018.05.21
Weightlifting at Halevy Life Halevy Life 3 Photo

Instructor — Ross Curtis. He is a Senior Staff Coach and Weightlifting Program Director.

Ross holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology, both of which were earned at University of Northern Iowa. Ross is not only an accomplished athlete in weightlifting (Olympic Lifts), track and field, and football — but also a highly qualified coach, holding Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), USA Weightlifting (USAW) and Clinical Athlete Weightlifting Coach (CWC) certifications, and has further earned a PRC from the Postural Restoration Institute.

212 East 57th Street New York City, NY 10017
  • 212-233-0633
  • Lexington Avenue – 53rd Street (1000 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • 59th Street (1100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Lexington Avenue – 59th Street (1100 ft) BMT Broadway
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2018.05.24
Crossfit at CrossFit Gantry CrossFit Gantry 7 Photo

Programs:

  • Gantry Prep course is designed to expose the newest members of our community to the language of CrossFit, the fundamental movements and the intensity of CrossFit training;
  • Gantry Endurance — programming is structured, sport-specific and seamlessly integrated with Olympic lifts, powerlifting, gymnastics movements, explosive activity and mobility-based support;
  • CrossFit Gantry.

Instructors:

  • Jay Hachadoorian — CrossFit Level 3 Certified Trainer (CF-L3), CrossFit Competitor’s Course, CrossFit Endurance, CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit Football. USAW Sport Performance Coach, POSE Method Level 1, USAT Level 2;
  • Christina Glover — Certified CrossFit Level 3 Trainer (CF-L3). Authentic Pilates, NASM CPT, TPI Golf Fitness Instructor, USAW Sport Performance Coach;
  • Bryan Kapustinski — CrossFit Level 3 Certified Trainer (CF-L3), CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Power Lifting, CrossFit Olympic lifting, CrossFit Mobility;
  • Kylee Claxton — CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer;
  • Joey Swidler — CrossFit Level 3 Trainer/Certified CrossFit Coach, CrossFit Kids Trainer. CrossFit Specialty Certifications: Olympic Weightlifting, Nutrition, Running & Endurance, Kettlebells and Gymnastics. USA Weightlifting Advanced Sports Performance Coach, USA Weightlifting Club Coach, Clinical Weightlifting Coach through Dr. Quinn Henoch and Juggernaut Strength, Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) Mobility Specialist with Dr. Andreo Spina, CPR/AED Certified through the American Red Cross;
  • Becky Sagen — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit Gymnastics, CrossFit Kids Trainer, IKSFA Level 2 Kettlebell Sport Coach;
  • Devin Kittle — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Olympic Lifting, CrossFit Football.
10-19 46th Road New York City, NY
  • 347-848-0956
  • 21st Street (1000 ft) IND Crosstown
  • Vernon Boulevard – Jackson Avenue (1300 ft) IRT Flushing
  • Hunters Point Avenue (1700 ft) IRT Flushing
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2018.05.24
Olympic Weightlifting at CrossFit Gantry CrossFit Gantry 7 Photo
10-19 46th Road New York City, NY
  • 347-848-0956
  • 21st Street (1000 ft) IND Crosstown
  • Vernon Boulevard – Jackson Avenue (1300 ft) IRT Flushing
  • Hunters Point Avenue (1700 ft) IRT Flushing
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.05.24
CrossFit at Solace New York Solace New York 3 Photo 1 Video

Programs:

  • CrossFit;
  • Olympic Weightlifting Cycle;
  • Barbell;
  • Mobility;
  • Body;
  • Open Gym.
38 East 32nd Street New York City, NY
  • 212-684-2689
  • 212-684-2356
  • 33rd Street (300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 28th Street (1100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 28th Street (1600 ft) BMT Broadway
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2017.02.10
Olympic Weightlifting at Crom Physical Culture Crom Physical Culture 1 Photo
217 Beach 92nd Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 718-945-1700
  • Beach 90th Street (800 ft) IND Rockaway
  • Beach 98th Street (1400 ft) IND Rockaway
  • Beach 105th Street (3500 ft) IND Rockaway
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2016.12.24
Strongman at Global Strongman Gym Global Strongman Gym 3 Photo

Instructor:

Hans Pirman — Certified in strongman training, founder of Global Strongman Gym. Competes in 2011: New Jersey Strongest Man Masters Division 2nd place, NAS Bad Ass Masters Heavy Division 1st place. Competes in 2012: Viking Fest Masters Division 2nd place, BIGG DOGG STRONG (Atlantic City, NJ) Masters Division 3rd place. Competes in 2013: Viking Fest Masters Division 2nd place, BIGG DOGG Winter Challenge (NJ) Masters Division 3rd place, Global Strongman Gym featured in Muscle and Fitness and Men’s Fitness.

987 Pacific Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 347-425-1400
  • Franklin Avenue (1300 ft) IND Fulton St
  • Franklin Avenue (1500 ft) BMT Franklin Av
  • Clinton – Washington Avenues (1800 ft) IND Fulton St
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2017.02.07
Olympic Weightlifting at Lost Bat­tal­ion Hall Weightlifting Gym Lost Bat­tal­ion Hall Weightlifting Gym 1 Photo

The Lost Bat­tal­ion Hall Weightlift­ing Team has active junior (up to 20 years old), senior (21–34 years old), and mas­ters (35 years or older) pro­grams for lifters. Sev­eral of our lifters have lifted and placed in national and inter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tions.

We accept all peo­ple of all ages and wel­come new lifters.

The Lost Battalion Hall Weightlifting Team organizes weightlifting contests and competes in contests throughout the United States and the world. The team is a member of USA Weightlifting (USAW) and is coached by a USAW-certified coach, Joe Triolo, who has over 25 years of experience in the sport. Coach Triolo has developed and coached several national champions.

93-29 Queens Boulevard Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 917-656-7753
  • Woodhaven Boulevard (1200 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • 63rd Drive – Rego Park (1300 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • Grand Avenue – Newtown (3800 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
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2017.03.19
Olympic Weightlifting at South Brooklyn Weightlifting Club South Brooklyn Weightlifting Club 1 Photo
300 Douglass Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 718-243-2800
  • Union Street (900 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center (1900 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center (2300 ft) IRT Eastern Parkway
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2017.03.19
Fitness & Olympic Weightlifting at Fortitude Strength Club Fortitude Strength Club 1 Photo 1 Video

Fortitude Strength Club is a private strength training club featuring small group training, strength and conditioning and olympic weightlifting:

  • Each training session consists of a small group of up to 4 people and a coach. We feel this provides the right combination of energy, camaraderie and supervision;
  • Sessions last 50 minutes and consist of mobility/warm-up, strength training and conditioning.

30 West 21st Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 917-887-9629
  • 23rd Street (700 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 23rd Street (800 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 14th Street (1400 ft) IND 6th Av
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2018.04.21
Fitness & Olympic Weightlifting at SoHo Strength Lab SoHo Strength Lab 2 Photo

Our training team comes from a varied background of elite athletic competition, training and coaching.

Instructors:

  • Ryan Hopkins — Ryan currently competes in Olympic weightlifting and is a member of USA Weightlifting, both as a competitor and as a certified Advanced Sports Performance Coach. Ryan recently returned from Russia where he studied at the Olympic Training Center in Chekhov under Olympic Gold Medalist Dmitry Berestov and World Champion Dmitry Klokov;
  • Albert Matheny — Albert holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Exercise Physiology and Food Science/Human Nutrition, a Master of Science degree in Human Performance and is licensed as a Registered Dietitian. Currently, Albert serves as the consulting dietitian for DB Track Club, a professional track and field training group lead by Rana Reider (USA Track and Field National Coach of the Year in 2011);
  • Ross Twanmoh — Ross graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he studied Sports Medicine. His experiences includes working with athletes in a rehabilitative setting, one-on-one training, teaching group fitness and crossfit classes, online consulting, and assisting at Strongfirst Girya certifications. Ross has his CSCS, SFG II, FRCms, USAW, CF L1, and Kinstretch Instructor license;
  • Stephen Affaticato — Certifications: NASM- CPT, Focus Personal training (Master Course graduate);
  • Beth Lewis — She competed as a swimmer, gymnast and martial artist. She graduated with a BFA in Dance Performance from The University of Georgia. In 2009, Beth was hired by the Pilobolus Dance Theater and toured the globe until 2012. Beth is a NASM-CPT and a 200 hour yoga teacher certified through YogaWorks. She has been to EXOS Phase 1 and 2 and is currently working on her CSCS;
  • Chelsey Wilkens — She began gymnastics at a young age and continued on to compete at an elite level around the world. After retiring, she joined the circus as an acrobat and began coaching gymnastics with a focus on special needs athletes and worked with the Special Olympics. Chelsey became a personal trainer in 2009 with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She became a certified yoga teacher in 2011. Chelsey has since studied under some of the top coaches and educators in the world, including Stoyan Deltchev, Charles Poliquin, James LaValle and Ido Portal;
  • Sarah Revening — She was awarded the Most Improved Female Weightlifter by the Metropolitan Weightlifting Committee in 2015, and she has been featured in AM New York, speaking to her experience in the sport and as a trainer. She specializes in Olympic Weightlifting, and holds certifications through the National Council of Strength and Fitness as well as USA Weightlifting;
  • Scott Mitsiell — B.S. Exercise Physiology, ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Functional Movement Systems lvl 2 Certified (FMS), Strongfirst Russian Kettlebell Certified (SFG), Triggerpoint Certified, Pre/Post Natal Certified, ViPR, Bulgarian Bags, Athletic Republic Certified;
  • Jason Li — He is a NSCA certified personal trainer, a USAW Advanced Sports Performance Coach, a Catalyst Athletics Weightlifting Coach, and a FRC mobility specialist;
  • Dariusz Stankiewich — He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Strong First and Functional Movement Screen instructor, and USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach.
  • Gary Kuang — He has a coaching certification from USA Weightlifting (USAW) and has experience working with a wide range of athletes;
  • Jungin Jung — He is a Certified Athletic Trainer (NATA), Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (NSCA), Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM), Sports performance coach level I (USAW), USA Track and field Coach Level I (USTF) and Functional Movement Screen Level I (FMS);
  • Luis Benitez — He currently holds certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the American Heart Association, Kettlebell Athletics, USA Weightlifting, and Catalyst Athletics.
182 Mulberry Street Rockaway Beach New York City, NY 11693
  • 212-226-8682
  • Spring Street (600 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Bowery (700 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Grand Street (1200 ft) IND 6th Av
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2018.04.21