About

 

J2FIT is a strength and weightlifting club offering personal training ad coaching, online programming, and mobile applications for Olympic weightlifters, functional fitness athletes, and everyday people who are looking to take their fitness and health to the next level.

Whether you are a beginner in the gym,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 highly educated and 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.

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MIKE DEWAR

MA, CSCS, USAW1, USAW2

Founder

Weightlifting Director

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.

Certifications and Experience

  • USA Weightlifting Level 1 - Sport Coach

  • USA Weightlifting Level 2 - Advanced Sports Coach

  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach

  • NCAA Division 1 and 3 Strength Coaching Experience (5 years)

  • National U25 Championships Olympic Weightlifting Coach (4 Athletes)

  • Bachelors and Masters Degree in Exercise Science and Sports Performance

  • Published 500+ articles on sites like BarBend, Breaking Muscle, and more…

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NICK DE FREITAS

BS, CSCS, USAW1

Director of Training (NYC)

Olympic Weightlifting Coach

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.

Certifications and Experience