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September 10, 2019

After years of wanting to give Crossfit a try I am so glad that I finally got over myself and took that first step. I would always say that I was too out of shape and when I got a bit stronger I’d try it. Ridiculous, right?!? Far too often as women, we compare ourselves to others and allow that to deter us from reaching our fullest potential. The women at the Women’s Only CrossFit clas... Read More

CrossFit near Manahawkin


September 10, 2019

I've been attending since April 2016. Initially, I was a little intimidated and thought I would not be able to keep up with the class. Viktoria modified my work out so that I could ease into a more advanced level comfortably. Now, 3 months later, I'm able to not only keep up with a more advanced work out, but also lost several inches in the process. The atmosphere is so very welcoming and friendly... Read More

CrossFit near Manahawkin


September 10, 2019

I started taking the Women's Only CrossFit class in October 2015. I had just turned 41 and as a mother of four sons I began realizing that in order to keep up with all of them I needed to get serious about being in better shape, I knew the longer I waited the harder it would become. Before starting CrossFit I was having trouble sleeping at night and struggling with my energy level during the day. ... Read More

Keith Pellicoro

August 22, 2019

I trained with DJ in martial arts for a few years when I lived in NJ. This gentleman is very dedicated to anything he puts his mind to. He is extremely humble about his skills and when he would teach students, he was very patient with them. He would help show people things over and over and over if they couldn't learn a certain technique. Another thing worth pointing out is that I've never seen hi... Read More

Christoph Kuhn

August 22, 2019

Knowledgeable trainers set in a friendly environment!... Read More

Joe Schmid

August 22, 2019

Awesome facility with excellent instruction. Whether you are new to martial arts or experienced I'd highly recommend giving this place a try.... Read More

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What Can Ares Athletic Club Offer You?

Our expert coaches, incredible community, and proven training methods will put you on the path to lasting results.

CrossFit near Manahawkin

Cardiovascular Health

By training with us, you'll build robust fitness in all parts of your body, for all aspects of life. CrossFit and the martial arts will both help you build strength, stamina, and improve your heart health. After your first few training sessions at Ares Athletic Club, you'll feel healthier than ever.

CrossFit near Manahawkin

Functional Fitness

CrossFit promotes what is commonly referred to as "functional fitness." By performing constantly varied activities at high intensity, you'll get the kind of workout that doesn't only help you carve out a great physique -- you'll build total-body fitness that will help you run, jump, play with your kids, and take life by the horns.

CrossFit near Manahawkin

Injury Prevention

At Ares Athletic Club, safety is a priority. We proudly train everyday men and women from across Manahawkin and Long Island Beach -- not just professional athletes. Using personalized training plans and fitness road maps, we help you create lasting health and wellness without straining your body. Through proper form and custom workouts, you'll get great results without the risk of injury.

CrossFit near Manahawkin

Nutrition Coaching

Creating lifelong fitness is about more than just sweating it out at the gym. It's important to give your body the fuel it needs to turn your hard work into real results -- that's why our team at Ares Athletic Club provides comprehensive nutritional guidance so that you can get the most out of every movement.

Proven Strength & Conditioning

Welcome to Ares Athletic Club, home of CrossFit A-Game! We are Manahawkin's premier fitness studio, offering everything from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, and Krav Maga to Personal Training programs and quality CrossFit training. Get your blood pumping and stay motivated by pushing yourself alongside our incredible community of everyday men and women who've made the commitment to lifelong fitness. 

Our proven training programs will make you stronger, faster, and healthier. Whether your goal is to thrive in a competition setting, climb Mount Everest, or lose weight and keep it off for good, our team will help you meet and exceed your goals.

We aren't your regular big box gym. We offer a personal touch, giving you a customized fitness road map, analytics to track your progress, a social network to bolster your accountability, and comprehensive nutritional guidance.

Change your life with us. Become the best version of you. Your journey begins here.

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We provide a FREE fitness assessment for each and every new member. We'll give you a tour of our facility, answer any questions you may have, and lay out a game plan for meeting your health and fitness goals. No matter whether you're a fitness junkie or taking your first steps into the gym, you'll leave with plenty of advice from expert coaches who truly care. There are no strings attached and no obligations.

We understand that you'll be curious about what makes Ares Athletic Club and CrossFit A Game different. That's why we'll help you answer questions like:

- Do I need experience to try CrossFit?

- What kinds of exercises can I expect?

- How long will it take to get results?

- Do I have to stop eating donuts?

We'll have you run a few simple drills to determine your baseline level of fitness, see how you move, and determine the personalized steps necessary to help you work out in a way that's suited to your needs, goals, and fitness. Find out if Ares Athletic Club is a good fit for you and join our community of regular men and women from around Manahawkin, Long Beach Island, and Barnegat.


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