Crossfit 103 July Newsletter



The hot weather finally moved in; the gates are now up every day; and the vibe in the gym has been amazing.  


Let’s all be thankful for our “Big Ass Fan,” that does yeoman’s work cooling us down every day.

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A reminder to stay consistent during these dog days of summer. When you miss a week it often turns into two weeks, and then three. If you are going on vacation, find a local CrossFit affiliate and drop in. It’s always fun dropping in at a new gym. Just find the gym closest to your vacation spot and email them prior to coming. Sometimes your first drop in will be free, and at some gyms they will charge you a minimal amount, like $20.


A friendly reminder that the only official form of communication for any and all membership-related inquiries is by emailing Marisol will answer all inquiries sent there. She doesn’t bite.





Here are some of the things you may have been a part of, or missed, over the past 30 days:


Coach Gil participated in his second bodybuilding competition, taking home the following honors at the NPC South Jersey Championships:

o  3rd in Open Class

o  4th in Master’s 40+

o  5th in Master’s 35+  

 Gil with Teresa from Housewives of NJ.

Gil with Teresa from Housewives of NJ.


Coach Matt has fulfilled a long time dream and successfully summited Mt. Rainier in Washington State. At 14,410 feet and heavily glaciated, Rainier is an iconic active volcano in the Pacific Northwest. Great work!



Matt also received a coveted invitation to become a judge at the CrossFit Games later this month in Madison, Wisconsin.



Congrats to all our members who participated in the Bonefrog Challenge. Designed by Navy Seals, the Bonefrog is a difficult Obstacle Course Race.

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→ Eat Clean Bro visited the gym and gave out free samples of their meals. Get healthy macro friendly meals delivered straight to your house and 10% off using the link:

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→ Many members spent much of June challenging themselves by participating in the Granite Games, an online CrossFit Open style competition.


→ Chris, Gil, and Sal went on a trip to Austin, Texas for a gym owners conference and Mastermind event. While there, they were publicly recognized (and awarded a sword) in recognition of our gym’s growth over the past year.



→ Gary Glassman joined our team as a new salesperson. When you see Gary, say congratulations.



→ Congratulations to Jaclyn R whose hard work paid off after she was selected for appointment to the NYPD.





CrossFit 103 is happy to announce our brand new CrossFit Kids program. You've been asking for it, and it's finally here!

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The initial summer kick-off program will run for 6 weeks, beginning next Sunday, July 8th 2018, through the week of August 15th 2018. 💥

The schedule and pricing will be as follows:

✅ Ages 3-5 will meet once a week on Sundays at 11:00am. There are 6 spots available for $99.

✅ Ages 6-12 will meet twice a week on

Wednesdays at 4:30 pm and Sundays at 10:00am. There are 12 spots available for $179.

✅ Ages 13+ will meet 3-4x/week on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays at 6:30 pm and on Saturdays at 10:00am. Spots are available for $229. Please note, this age group will meet during regular CrossFit classes and will break away with their coach(s) during class for their own programming.

➡️Registration will be first-come, first served. Please email us at with your child's name and age to reserve a spot. Billing will be done upon registration to cover the entire six-week program.

We will report back as classes are filled.



→ On July Fourth we will be open for two special classes -- at 9am and at 10:30am -- with a special Independence Day workout. Don’t miss it!



→ We added a new cable machine in the Open Gym side for those looking for some accessory work. Take advantage of it!



→ Do you love our community? If so, tell your friends and family about us. We love referrals.  



→ Vinny Cisternino will begin a coaching internship with us. You will see him observing for the next month or so. Say hi!



June’s PR’s & FIRSTS

Linda K: 95# bench press, and very close to her first Toe to Bar!

Eric H: 125# bench press

Ken S: 170# bench press

Jess M: 110# bench press, 3 pullups!

Tommy M: 225# bench press

Andrea: First legless rope climbs

Chris G: 410# Deadlift

Sevasti: First RX workout!

Gerri: 105# bench press

Anthony S: 180# Strict Press, 230# Front Squat, 205# Push Press, 300# Deadlift, 150# Power Snatch, First Peg Board ascent

Teresa D: 85# Bench Press, 95# Push Press

Lou A: First Bar Muscle Ups, 325# Front Squats, 235# Push Press, First legless rope climbs

Peter D: 300# Bench Press, 240# Front Squat, 405# Deadlift

Coach Chris: 320# Bench Press, 250# Overhead Squat, 315# Split Jerk, 215 Strict Press, 255# Push Press, 235# snatch

Gary G: 240# Bench Press, 275# Back Squat, 235# Front Squat, 385# Deadlift

     Erin: First pull-up(s)!! 

     Barbie F: 95# Bench Press, 195# Back Squat



All this happened in just one month! Can't wait to see what the future has in store! Thank you for being part of our community!

~ The Elite Functional Fitness Fam