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USAW - Beast River Weightlifting Club

A Community of Fitness

East Village, NY

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CrossFit is empirically driven, clinically tested and community developed. We offer the world’s most useful definition of fitness: increased work capacity across broad time and modal domains.
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BEAST 2016 Challenge

Fitness + Nutrition = Results

Get ready to transform your body with a 5 week nutrition and fitness challenge. Includes a special package deal for new athletes to CFER.


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Remember that guy who gave up?

Neither does anybody else!

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Coaching Staff

Athlete Services Manager, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Emmanuel joins CFER as Coach and Athlete Services Manager (ASM), and he is probably just as excited about your CrossFit journey as you are! Emmanuel, or E, is an accomplished competitive

Emmanuel Smith

Athlete Services Manager
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Kevin grew up playing baseball, hockey, and soccer, but eventually focused on swimming and water polo throughout high school and college, where he competed at the NCAA National Championships and was a 5x All-American.

Kevin O’Rourke

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Matt came into CrossFit after first being exposed to it while living in Barcelona, Spain. His background in competitive sports (baseball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse) instantly drew him into the intensity of the

Matthew Hughes

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Jay is a lifelong athlete and has been a CrossFitter since 2010. He remembers being totally floored after his first workout and making a commitment to never feel like that again. Jay is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, as

Jay Goebel

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, USAW Weightlifting Coach The next time you see Ghitta behind a camera in the gym, make sure to smile! Ghitta is currently studying film at Tisch NYU. Don’t be surprised when she becomes a hot shot director. Ghitta is an

Ghitta Larsen

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer Brad has been athletic his entire life, from racquet sports and ultimate Frisbee, to hiking and climbing. However, he avoided gyms until finding CrossFit in 2012. The variety of movements and competitive workouts kept

Brad Hoover

USAW Weightlifting Coach, SweatRiver Trainer Formerly a competitive CrossFitter and coach at Forged Fitness, Heather was introduced to the Olympic lifts through CrossFit. After a few year of competing in and coaching CrossFit, she was introduced

Heather Farmer

Weightlifting Coach
If Melissa can do CrossFit, she says anyone can do CrossFit. Melissa loves the sense of community that CrossFit fosters, and believes that fitness and healthy nutrition should be expressed throughout a lifetime. Melissa is a CrossFit Level 2

Melissa Leon

Head Coach, Owner
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