About

 

J2FIT Weightlifting Club is a community of fitness enthusiasts, focused on olympic weightlifting and functional strength.

Whether you are a beginner or national level weightlifter or a CrossFit athlete, we have the resources and expertise you need to continually succeed.

 

 

MEET OUR COACHES

All of our trainers are ABCD certified, which means they’ve been trained in anatomy, physiology, and nutrition. They understand that no two bodies are alike and will work with you to get fit at the right pace.

MIKE DEWAR

MA, CSCS, USAW1, USAW2

Olympic Weightlifting Director and National J2FIT Athlete

Mike Dewar 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. Working with both athletes, weightlifters, and CrossFitters has allowed Mike to gain experience in multiple arenas of sport, with key emphasis on developing powerful and explosive athletes. Mike is actively competing in USA Weightlifting meets as an 85 and 94kg weightlifter.

Best Lifts

  • 118kg Snatch (2016)

  • 140kg Clean and Jerk (2017)

  • 246kg Total (2017) as an 85kg

  • 258kg Total (2017) as a 94kg

NICK DE FREITAS

BS, CSCS, USAW1

Olympic Weightlifting Coach and National J2FIT Athlete

Nick De Freitas 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. Once a collegiate wrestler, Nick uses his athletic experience while working with athletes, weightlifters, CrossFitters, and the general population. Making sure that each person moves well with speed, power, and intention. Nick currently competes as a 77kg weightlifter under the USA Weightlifting organization.

Best Lifts

  • 108kg Snatch (2017)

  • 140kg Clean and Jerk (2017)

  • 248kg Total (2017) as an 77kg