Coaching Services




Nick Benerakis is a strength coach at Gaglione Strength in Long Island New York. Home to numerous nationally ranked powerlifters and some of New York’s top athletic talent. In addition Nick is certified in Fascial Stretch Therapy, helping athletes move and feel better while staying healthy and injury free. Nick is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelors degree in exercise science. He is a nationally ranked powerlifter himself in the 198 lb weight class with a 1900 lb total which ranked 8th in the country. He also has a 705 lb Bench Press to his name. Nick specializes in coaching powerlifting but also takes pride in showing lifters how to take care of their bodies through routine stretching and myofascial release techniques.

Coach Ben takes a hands on approach to online coaching. He is fully invested in helping you reach your desired goals.

When you join the team you will be set up on our online coaching platform. You will receive an extensive, carefully thought out training program designed to make you a stronger, more technical, and confident lifter. We will communicate on a daily basis about the weeks training. Videos can be submitted for technique review. With Big Benchas online coaching you will never feel left in the dark, you always have an experienced coach by your side who is willing to be there for you when needed. As a thank you for joining the team, first time clients always receive a free shirt of their choice and training journal! Email Coach Ben today to join our growing team of lifters!

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Programs are designed to fit your lifestyle and goals. Training shouldn’t be a chore and we won’t make it one. Special programs are available for Powerlifting Meet Prep, and Raw & Equipped Bench Pressing.