BEAST TRAINING (“BEAST”) is the #1 Hardcore Strength and Conditioning Facility in Connecticut. We are dedicated to helping athletes achieve their full potential on and off the field.

For Athletes: BEAST’s goal is to develop our athletes into: Scholarship Players, High School and Collegiate All-Conference Players, All-State Players, and/or to facilitate entry into “reach” Colleges through excellence in athletic performance.

Coaching/Supervision: BEAST’s athletic training is trainer-supervised (4–6 athletes per trainer); BEAST provides consistent coaching and spotting during each set to ensure the athlete obtains maximum benefit.

Training Philosophy: BEAST will either divide athletic group training into Upper Body and Lower Body Sessions or focus on total body training (depending on the athlete’s training experience); we focus on:

  • Teaching proper exercise technique
  • Increasing Total Body Strength and Core Strength (focus on multi-joint compound movements)
  • Increasing Explosive Power – Increasing Speed and Agility – Sport Specific Strength
  • Fostering Gains in Muscular Size (Hypertrophy)


Mission Statement: Beast Training (“Beast”) is working to be a recognized leader in strength, speed, and power training. We strive to change lives by providing the highest quality athletic trainers, result-generating equipment, motivation by example, and an intense/competitive atmosphere. Beast utilizes a group training environment and a focus on “core” multijoint exercises to provide our clients/athletes an experience that is encouraging, instructive, and drives them to reach their ultimate potential.


Erik Eggers, Owner and Founder of BEAST Training

BEAST Training’s Founder and Owner, Erik Eggers, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (“CSCS”) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a member of the International and American Powerlifting Associations (“IPA” and “APA”), and an IPA and APA state record holder. He has been involved in resistance training for the past 25 years.



Chris Bogannam

BEAST Training’s Performance Enhancement Specialist, Chris Bogannam, is a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine. He has an associates degree in exercise science from Norwalk Community College and is completing a bachelor of science degree in Human Performance at Southern Connecticut State University. Chris has also completed an internship and worked at Bluestreak Sports Training in Stamford, CT. He has over 13 years of martial arts experience, having trained extensively in Hawaiian Kempo, Chinese Wushu, and most recently Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Mo Del Rossi

Beast Training’s Mo Del Rossi is a Performance Enhancement Specialist and personal trainer certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Mo is a former Division 1 Head volleyball coach and recent Hall of Fame inductee at her alma mater CSU Sacramento for her performance as a Div 1 student athlete. Mo has extensive experience with group/team training, junior athlete training and individual training.

He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man - Samuel Johnson

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