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June Co-Members of the Month

Jersey Devil CrossFit's June Co-Members of the Month are...



Jaymie & Meredith!


These two lovely ladies started crossfitting with us back in January and we can't believe how much they have improved since then! We love seeing these two pees in a pod workout side by side night after night, pushing each other to try new things and work a little harder. They immediately fit right in with the 7:30pm crew (our Sassy Sweaters, as I like to call them) where we get equal parts grit, determination, laughs, and eye rolls from our members ;P

Jaymie and Meredith have both been putting in the work in our CrossFit classes, constantly working to master the basics. They both completed their first Murph just last week which is a huge accomplishment! We're incredibly proud of how far they've come and can't wait to see what the future holds for these two. 

Way to go Meredith & Jaymie!

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May Member of the Month

April showers brought May flowers... and a new Jersey Devil CrossFit member of the month!

This month's star member is....

Max Wilson!

Yes that's right, Shmaximus Wilson has definitely been catching our attention in the gym. Check out this transformation! Picture on the left is just about one year ago and on the right is him banging out thrusters in this year's open! 


Maxy has been taking time to improve himself in & out of the gym. Not too long ago he was eating an extra large gust of wind for breakfast and a cookie for lunch all while coming into the gym and pushing his body to its limits. Now he's taken huge steps to properly fuel his body and is seeing results because of it! The days of getting smoked on every workout by his beautiful wife are much less frequent ;P

We also commend him for working on his weaknesses. No one wants to come into the gym and work on something they're not good at or spend time improving mobility so that they can get into better positions. It can be frustrating and it's usually not instagram post worthy, but Max has been doing both of those things and we think that's really cool. We also know his ankles thank him. Keep on keeping on Maxamillion. 


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Kerri's Big Sendoff!

We're throwing an epic send off for our own Kerri Badessa before she leaves for Florida!!

When - Friday Night | April 28th

We'll be working out & then cooking out with burgers, chicken, & all the fix-in's! Come hang out with us! 

If anyone would like to bring something (food, drink, plates, cups, etc) we'll have a sign up at the gym all week!

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April Member of the Month

Our April Member of the Month is... 

Cindy Pierce!

Cindy just started CrossFit with us in September of 2016 and already she has hit some major CrossFit Milestones. We've watched her get her first kipping pullups, knock out her first double unders, and complete her first CrossFit Open all in such little time! We love Cindy's insatiable desire to keep learing & continue improving in the gym. Cindy is like a sponge in the gym, absorbing information she gets from coaches & from other members and because of that her lifting technique is continually improving & her PR's just keep going up! Cindy finished the 2017 CrossFit Open in 865th in her age group and we can't wait to see how much she improves over this next year. 

Keep killin' it Cindy!



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!!



Open Spotlight: 17.1

The Open is here and in true Dave Castro fashion, we kicked off the 2017 season with two brand new movements: The Dumbbell Snatch & The Burpee Box Jump Over. 

The Workout: For Time (with a 20 minute time cap)

10 Alternating Dumbbell Snatch

15 Burpee Box Jump Overs

20 Alternating Dumbbell Snatch

15 Burpee Box Jump Overs

30 Alternating Dumbbell Snatch

15 Burpee Box Jumps

40 Alternating Dumbbell Snatches

15 Burpee Box Jump Overs

50 Alternating Dumbbell Snatches

15 Burpee Box Jump Overs

This one was a burner. You had to go. You had to go hard. You probably had to go harder than you wanted to. We saw some incredible efforts on 17.1 both RXed and scaled! When the dust settled, it was Evan Smith with the top time. He set a blistering pace right from the get go & stuck with it till the end!

Top Times:

Male RX Evan Smith 12:01

Female RX Kerri Badessa 14:27

Men's Scaled Paul Sorrentino 18:26 

Women's Scaled Cindy Pierce 13:49


On to 17.2!!



February Member of the Month

Our February Member of the Month is...

Jonathan Calderone!

Jonathan is one of our amazing CrossFit Kids. He is hard working and determined. No workout is too long or too tough for this guy. Jonathan started out with our normal CrossFit Kids class, but when him and his mom approached us for some extra time in the gym, we knew he'd be fine jumping in with our CrossFit Boot Camp Classes. Even with his busy school & sports schedule he still finds time to get in the gym... and when he can't, we've heard he's been known to make up his own workouts to do at home! We love Jonathan's enthusiasm for learning & trying new things in the gym. We can see him getting stronger and faster. Just the other night he did over 100 kettlebell swings with the same weight he struggled to do sets of 10 with when he started out with us!

He has all the characteristics of a great athlete and we can't wait to see what he does! Keep on pushing Jonathan! 



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."