Become a Better Olympic Weightlifter

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

J2FIT Olympic Weightlifting App

Olympic Weightlifting Mobile App

Join other athletes just like you who are looking to train remotely while still having the guidance, support, and push that our coaches and lifting community offer. We address Olympic-lifting technique, strength training, muscle building, and Olympic weightlifting competition preparations for all level athletes.

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J2FIT Olympic Weightlifting New York City Club

New York City Olympic Weightlifting

Union Square Barbell Club is our premier Olympic weightlifting facility in the heart of New York City. We offer weekly classes, open gym hours to train on your own, and personal training to work with one of our highly skilled coaches to perfect your technique and progress.

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Olympic Weightlifting Programs

We have a vareity of training progrms to fit the need of all level atheltes and all goals specicific to Olympic weightlifting. Whether you are a beginner looking to finally take things seriously, or an athlete transitioninginto the off-seaosn and needing to gain strength and muscle, we have the plans for you!

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Weightlifting EBooks, Blog, and More

Whether you are a coach, athlete, or someone with a thirst for knowledge about all things weightlifting, we have you covered. We publish training manuals, Olympic weightlifting ebooks, videos, and more to help you become a better athlete and coach. Be sure to sign up for our monthly newsletter for updates and fresh reads!

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About J2FIT Olympic Weightlifing

J2FIT Weightlifting is a coast-to-coast weightlifting program dedicated to the art and science of coaching, training, and the pursuit of power. Originally established in New York City, 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. 


#J2FITWeightlifting captures the triumphs, daily grind, and personal stories of our coaches and online athletes.


J2FIT Coaching Staff

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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

  • 116kg Snatch (2016)
  • 135kg Clean and Jerk (2017)
  • 244kg Total (2017) as an 85kg
  • 246kg Total (2016) as a 94kg


USA Accredited Olympic Weightlifting Club

  • Programming and Coaching from USA Weightlifting Advanced Coaches
  • Official Eleiko Weightlifting Barbells, Lifting Platforms, and Plates
  • Join the Active "Union Square Barbell Club" Competitive Team

J2FIT and CrossFit Union Square have powered up to provide New York City with access to USA weightlifting coaches, superb training facility, and an athletic environment to propel progress.



Monthly Membership Includes:

  • Weightlifting Group Training Sessions (Tuesdays at 8-pm and Saturdays 1-2pm)
  • Open Gym Access (Weekdays 9am-5pm and Sundays 9am-2pm)
  • Mobile App Based Online Weightlifting Programming (4 workouts per week)


Union Square Barbell Club

  • Tuesdays: 7:45pm-9pm

  • Thursdays: 8am-9am
  • Saturdays: 1pm-2:30pm 

Open Gym

  • Weekdays: 10am-4pm
  • Sundays 9am-2pm

All the amazing features of Union Square Barbell Club, available online and on the mobile app!

Not only has J2FIT Weightlifting gone East and West Coast (New York City to San Francisco, USA), we have expanded our online weightlifting club globally. No matter where you are in the world, you will have full access and necessary resources and support for your continued growth.

J2FIT has reached athletes in:

  • United States (New York, Ohio, California, Texas, Kentucky, New Jersey, Georgia, Michigan)
  • Canada
  • Malaysia
  • Great Britain
  • Columbia