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Building Healthy, High-Performing Humans

1-ON-1 FITNESS COACHING ON YOUR TERMS

WHOLISTIC PROGRAMMING

Sustainable Fitness, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Prescriptions

WORLD-CLASS COACHES

Research-Based and Practical Approach to Coaching

WINNING COMMUNITY

Train in an Intentional, Inspiring, and Supportive Environment

ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS CAN BE OVERWHELMING

Having the appropriate training program and lifestyle plan can be the difference between achieving your goals and running in place. 

We help our clients build healthy and sustainable habits so they can perform their best in and outside the gym.

ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS CAN BE OVERWHELMING

Having the appropriate training program and lifestyle plan can be the difference between achieving your goals and running in place. 

We help our clients build healthy and sustainable habits so they can perform their best in and outside the gym.

Personalized Coaching
From Clinicians

We believe the best fitness plan for YOU is based on your goals and abilities, not one-size-fits-all.

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Asses Don’t Guess – Prevent injuries and identify movement and strength imbalances

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Movement is Medicine – Build stability and strength through the 6 functional movements

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Food is Fuel – Incremental and sustainable lifestyle changes drive long-lasting change

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Accountability breeds Responsibility – Coach-Client relationship keeps you on track during the ups and downs

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Stress-Test Yourself – Challenge yourself in the gym so you can perform your best in real life

Personalized Coaching
From Clinicians

We believe the best fitness plan for YOU is based on your goals and abilities, not one-size-fits-all.

R

Asses Don’t Guess – Prevent injuries and identify movement and strength imbalances

R

Movement is Medicine – Build stability and strength through the 6 functional movements

R

Food is Fuel – Incremental and sustainable lifestyle changes drive long-lasting change

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Accountability breeds Responsibility – Coach-Client relationship keeps you on track during the ups and downs

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Stress-Test Yourself – Challenge yourself in the gym so you can perform your best in real life

Lives We’ve Touched

Real people achieving their goals

“Been going to OPEX for the last two years, working with coach June, and it has been immensely rewarding. I’m feeling the healthiest I’ve ever been and appreciate how close we’ve become with all the coaches at OPEX. Can’t recommend it enough.”

Skip B., Writer & Producer
Member since February 2020

“Chantel keeps my program dynamic, based on what’s going on in my life (like traveling, dieting, overdoing it in other sports or nights out) and has helped me get stronger, more resilient, and positively impact other areas of my life, like work and other fitness activities.”

Marlo T., Corporate Sustainability
Member since February 2021

“I highly recommend OPEX South Brooklyn to anyone who’s looking to develop good habits – whether that’s someone who wants to jump start their health and fitness, or someone who is a seasoned athlete looking to attack a new skill, sport or just a new life goal.”

Akshay G., Software Engineer
Member since January 2021

“Zack is my coach and I LITERALLY love him so much. I am not joking when I tell you, “It’s worth it.” OPEX SB has all the tools to help you succeed and if you’re serious about making a positive change in your life you would at least try it out. At this point, there is no one to blame but yourself.”

Joseph G., Project Manager
Member since January 2021

“This gym has truly been life changing for me. My coach Chantel has truly taken a holistic approach to my health and helped me create a plan that helps improve my fitness, my mental health, my sleep, my stress levels, my mindsets and my nutrition.”

Dorsa F., Grad Student
Member since May 2021

Our Team

OUR World-Class Coaches Are Professional, Caring, and Down-To-Earth

B.S. in Applied Math from Columbia University (’14)


Responsible for Business Operations & Strategy

BRIAN NICHOLAS VELEZ

Owner/Operator

M.S. in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine at Long Island University (’18)


Specializes in Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

June Rivera MS, ATC, CSCS

Owner/Head Coach

M.S. in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine at Long Island University (’17)


Specializes in Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Francesco Ingrati MS, ATC

Owner/Head of Programming

B.S. in Kinesiology at Brooklyn College (’16)


Specializes in Pelvic Floor Health & Prenatal/Postpartum

CHANTEL BERMEJO

Senior Coach

Specializes in Functional Bodybuilding & Nutrition

John Tracey 

Associate Coach

M.S. in Exercise Science at Brooklyn College (’21)


Specializes in Sports Performance

Zack Zweifel, MS, CSCS

Associate Coach

ARE YOU READY TO BECOME YOUR BEST SELF?

ONBOARD

After being placed with a coach, you’ll fill out our intake form and have a Zoom intro call with your coach to discuss priorities and expectations.

ASSESS

The initial movement assessment will be done remotely, followed by an in-person body assessment (inBody 570) and further physical testing (if necessary).

TRAIN

Personalized programming can be accessed via TrueCoach app and done during open gym, with our team of coaches always available on the floor to assist.

Our Community Winning At Life

Having Fun, Feeling Good, Being Great

WORK WITH OUR COACHES

Winners Invest In Themselves

SELF-GUIDED TRAINING

 For Those Training On Their Own

Open Gym Access
22 Visits Per Month
$150/month

PERSONALIZED COACHING

For Those Who Can Train Anywhere

Remote Coaching
Train Anywhere
$249/month

PERSONALIZED COACHING

For Self-Starters With A Tight Schedule

Hybrid Coaching
10 Visits Per Month

$299/month

PERSONALIZED COACHING

For Self-Starters of Any Experience

On-Site Coaching
22 Visit Per Month
$349/month

1-ON-1 COACHING

For Beginners & Special Situations

1-on-1 Personal Training
Unlimited Access
As Low As $120/session

THE REAL COST OF NOT INVESTING IN YOUR HEALTH TODAY IS YOUR LIFE TOMORROW

CHRONIC DISEASE AND STRESS LOWER OUR QUALITY OF LIFE AND LIFE EXPECTANCY OVER TIME

  • 6 in 10 adults in the U.S. have a chronic disease (CDC, 2020)
  • More than 75% of U.S. Adults report symptoms of Stress (APA, 2019)
  • Over 50% of Americans have experienced negative changes in health and habits since the COVID-19 lockdowns (APA, 2021)

LIFE IS DIFFICULT, BUT WE CAN HELP