Benjamin Kessel
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Benjamin Kessel   Priority Fitness

Location

Brooklyn, NY
United States

Languages

English

Sport Types

Triathlon, Running, Duathlon, IRONMAN, Swimming, Personal Training, Corporate Wellness

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional

Bio

Performance training with a focus on Triathlon, Running, and functional Strength & Conditioning. Current Strength & Conditioning coach for endurance athletes from amateur to professional. Owner of Priority Fitness. 15+ years experience.

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Hi!
My name is Ben. I grew up playing sports all the way to the collegiate level (lacrosse), and I'm from Brooklyn, NY. I come from a strong exercise background. I grew up in my father's Chiropractic office working there and learning about the body and human movement. I earned a degree from SUNY Buffalo in Personal Health & Wellness Training (combo of exercise science, pre-med, nutrition, and psychology).
I stumbled across multi-sport in my mid 20s as I found myself running more and coaching more endurance athletes for strength and conditioning. It is a true passion and I love sharing love of the sport as well as guiding others to reach their goals and aspirations.

Here are some of my qualifications and current roles

  • Strength coach since 2004- CSCS certified
  • Owner of Priority Fitness (est 2008)
  • Strength & Conditioning coach for Brooklyn Tri Club and other endurance clubs
  • USATF Coach
  • USAT Level II Coach
  • Performance Nutrition Specialist- SPN
  • Avid Runner, Triathlete (all distances), Cyclist, and fitness nerd
  • Ironman finisher
  • Team USA 2019- ITU World Championship
  • IM 70.3 World Championships Finisher 2019
  • President of Brooklyn Tri Club 2019
  • I also play the Banjo and the 2-time champion of the Brooklyn Folk Festival Banjo Toss!

Services

1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Run Analysis, Biochemical Analysis

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Brooklyn, NY
United States