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 ranks 8th in the country. He also has a 650 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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Elite Training Package – $100

($60 Savings!) *3 Month Commitment Required ($125 Without Commitment)


  • 4 Weeks Individualized Strength Training Program
  • FREE Big Benchas T Shirt Of Choice For New Team Members
  • FREE Big Benchas Training Journal
  • In Person Coaching At Your Powerlifting Meet
  • Video Analyzing of Lifting Technique
  • Access To Coaching Platform And Team Page
With Big Benchas Online Coaching You Can Expect To See:
  • Immediate Increase in Strength
  • Proper Lifting Technique
  • Improved Confidence In Training And Life
  • Increase in Lean Body Mass
  • Enhanced Training Recovery
  • Improved Movement and Mobility


Single Personal Training Session – $40

(1 Hour)

  • Private In Person Training With Coach Ben
  • Get The Technique Advice You’ve Been Waiting To Hear!
  • Spend Time On The Finer Details Of Bench Pressing
  • Completely Overhaul Your Bench Press!

Personal Training

6 Week Bench Press Program – $29.99

(Available In Store)

  • Participants Gained an Average of 10+ lbs To Their Bench Press in Just 6 Weeks!!
  • Works Amongst Lifters of All Genders and Ages
  • Excellent Way For Athletes To Improve Upper Body Strength & Power!
  • Jam Packed with Advanced Techniques and Strategically Placed Exercises
  • Will Not Find a Better Value For Such an Effective Bench Routine!

6 Week Full Power Program – $49.99

(Available In Store)

  • The Perfect Training Routine for Powerlifters, Athletes, and Strength Enthusiasts
  • Expect to Get Stronger!
  • 6 Weeks of Programming Including Major Lifts such as Squats, Bench, and Deadlifts
  • Can Be Cycled Through Multiple Times To Keep Gaining Strength

2nd Bench Day Solution – $24.99

(Available In Store)

  • Includes FIVE Different Bench Programs To Add To Your Current Routine
  • Add Frequency To Your Benching
  • Works In Unison With Your Current Training Program (5/3/1, Westside, etc)
  • Valuable Information Included On How To Work Your Weak Points

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.