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Deuces Wild at CrossFit RDT

Our friends at CrossFit RDT are hosting their first competition!


Grab a partner and get signed up for Deuces Wild a MM or FF partner competition on Saturday July 20th, 2019!!

Competition is for teams of 2 - MM / FF Divisions - RX Only.

Standards Include Basic Open Level Standards:

  • Clean & Jerk 135/85#

  • Snatch 95/65#

  • Double Unders

  • Basic Gymnastics (TTB, Pull Ups, Burpees, etc.)

  • Familiarity with standard dumbbell and barbell movements

  • Rowing, assault bike, and running

There’s going to be 3 WODs + a Floater WOD + Championship

You get a free tee or tank // Price: $150 per team

CASH Prizes for Podium Winners!

Let’s have some fun!



Open Spotlight: 17.5

And just like that the final week of the Open came & went! Dave decided to end things with a spicy couplet of Thrusters and Double Unders... two movements that work harmoniously to suck all the breath from your lungs and life from your body. To add insult to injury, he made us do 10 rounds of them. Both cruel and pretty awesome. 

The Workout: 10 Rounds of..

9 Thrusters, 95/65#

35 Double Unders

40 minute time cap*

This week's workout was dominated by the ladies. We had amazing showings all around. To start, Kerri Badessa set the time to beat, completing all 10 rounds in just 10:20. Corie & Sam were right on her heels, each finishing in under 12 minutes! Sherri showed all the grit & determination when she got time capped on Friday night, but showed up on Monday with a solid plan and FINISHED the workout RXed in just under 30 minutes! 

On the men's side, it was Hank Rizzotte who came out on top! Work & an injury sidelined Evan & Connor respectively this last week. Big Rick put on a great show as well, currently sitting  in 9th on the masters leaderboard!

Top Times

RX Men Hank Rizzotte 10:23

RX Women Kerri Badessa 10:20

Scaled Men Joe Wilsbach 7:20

Scaled Women Lori Amos 7:14



Open Spotlight: 17.4

The redo is here! Every year Dave Castro gives us an opportunity to retest ourselves and see how far we've come, how much fitter we are, and how much we've improved over the past year or few years. This year, 17.4 was 16.4: a chipper composed of deadlifts, wall balls, rowing, & handstand push ups.

The Workout: 

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 13 minutes of:
55 deadlifts, 225/155 lb.
55 wall-ball shots, 20-lb. ball to 10-ft. target / 14-lb ball to 9-ft target
55-calorie row
55 handstand push-ups

Spoiler Alert... Everyone was so much fitter!!

We are incredibly proud to see all our Open athletes crush their scores from last year! Hank Rizzotte came out on top this week, with a whopping 251 reps! It was so awesome to watch everyone fight for their reps this year. Fun fact: Corie & Sam tied in reps on 16.4 (getting through 10 handstand push ups each) AND tied again this year in 17.4 (getting through 29 handstand push ups each)! Twinsies.

Top Scores

Male RX Hank Rizzotte 251 Reps

Female RX Corie Adamucci 194 Reps (9:09 tie break)

Female Scaled Lori Amos 244 Reps

Only 1 week left! What till Dave come up with next??



Open Spotlight: 17.3

We're a little late on our 17.3 review!! Better late than never. 17.3 was an epic battle of strength. This workout was all about the snatches. You had stay smooth and composed under some big weights to get the best score on this one. 

The Workout: 

Prior to 8:00, complete:
3 rounds of:
    6 chest-to-bar pull-ups
    6 squat snatches, 95/65 lb.
Then, 3 rounds of:
    7 chest-to-bar pull-ups
    5 squat snatches, 135/95 lb.
*Prior to 12:00, complete 3 rounds of:
    8 chest-to-bar pull-ups
    4 squat snatches, 185/135 lb.
*Prior to 16:00, complete 3 rounds of:
    9 chest-to-bar pull-ups
    3 squat snatches, 225/155 lb.
*Prior to 20:00, complete 3 rounds of:
    10 chest-to-bar pull-ups
    2 squat snatches, 245/175 lb.
Prior to 24:00, complete 3 rounds of:
    11 chest-to-bar pull-ups
    1 squat snatch, 265/185 lb.

*If all reps are completed, time cap extends by 4 minutes.

We saw some more awesome efforts by everyone on this workout! 

In the end, it was sir Evan Smith with the top score! He tied Connor Wilsbach and Sal Petetti in reps, but squeaked by them with a faster tie break time of 9:20! Another notable performance was by miss Samantha Wilson! She also tied with Corie & Kerri, but destroyed them with the speediest tie break time of 6:39. 

Top Scores

Male RX Evan Smith 129 Reps (9:20 tie break)

Female RX Samantha Wilson 80 Reps (6:39 tie break)

Male Scaled Rick Amos 132 Reps

Female Scaled Lori Amos 191 Reps

Overall, it was an awesome week in the gym and we were so looking forward to 17.4! Who guessed it was gonna be the repeat!?



Open Spotlight: 17.2

Another week of the 2017 Open is in the books! Unlike last week, we had a whole lotta skill in 17.2 with toes to bar and bar muscle ups! We also saw the return of the dumbell in the form of dumbbell walking lunges and dumbbell power cleans. 

The Workout: 12 Min AMRAP Of: 

Rounds 1 & 2

50' Dumbbell Wakling Lunge (25' down & back) 50#/35#

16 Toes to Bar

8 Dumbbell Power Cleans 50#/35#

Rounds 3 & 4

50' Dumbbell Wakling Lunge (25' down & back) 50#/35#

16 Bar Muscle Ups

8 Dumbbell Power Cleans 50#/35#


This workout was all about strategy & how developed your skills on the pull up bar were. Scaled athletes had to do knee ups & chin over bar pull ups instead of toes to bar and muscle ups. We saw some more amazing efforts this week! Kerri got her first bar muscle ups in a workout and Cindy did 7 chin over bar pull ups in her workout! We are so proud of all our members who pushed on this one!

Top Scores:

Male RX Hank Rizzotte 190

Female RX Corie Adamucci 116

Women's Scaled Jackie Dolan 176


On to 17.3!!



Another one in.

Hank "You Can't Beat Me" Rizzotte

RX Men

This will be his: 5th Open

"Yeah you should sign up for The Open... because second place is better than not trying."



He's in.

Rick Adamucci

"Old Sack O' Taters" 

Masters Men 50-54

This will be his: 7th Open

Looking to kick booty... or at least just keep up with the young guns. 


The Open is Coming, The Open is Coming!


The Open is Coming, The Open is Coming!

That's right, it's not just the British. The CrossFit Open is coming in hot too! 

For those of you that don't know, The CrossFit Open is a five week, five workout competition held in CrossFit affiliates and garage gyms all over the world. Workouts are released on Thursday night and athletes have until Monday night to complete them & submit their scores. There are RX, scaled, masters, and teens workouts posted, making The Open accessible to & possible for everyone. 

Here's some reasons why we think you should participate in The CrossFit Open with us: 

You're Good. Whether you believe it or not, you're good at this whole exercising thing. You workout all year long, coming into the gym week after week and putting in the time. The Open gives you a chance to showcase all that hard work.

You Get To Be A Part Of Something Bigger. The Open is something bigger than just Jersey Devil CrossFit. It's an awesome way for the entire CrossFit Community to come together. 

It's A Great Excuse To Trash Talk. Usually trash talking in the gym is a little excessive and borders on being frowned upon, but during The Open all bets are off. Trash talk with your buddies is all part of some friendly competition. 

There'll Probably Be Beer. We like to work hard, but that means we play just as hard. We'd be willing to bet that Friday's during The Open will be just as much a celebration as they are a challenge. 

You'll Surprise Yourself. Every year we see people push a little harder, go a little farther, and surprise themselves during the open. 

You May Even Inspire Others. You never know who's watching. Maybe someone in the gym looks up to you, or you struggle though the very thing they're afraid of struggling though. Your actions in the gym are inspiring and you should be proud of all your abilities. 




Huge Congratulations to Team All in the Rice!

JDCF's own Hank Rizzotte, Evan Smith, & Connor Wilsbach are going to Miami for The Wodapalooza Fitness Festival!