March 1, 2017
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Athlete Spotlight: Jaime L. & Matt N.

Some pundits like to slice and dice our community into 14th Streeters and H Streeters. But we’ve got news for them. Some of us pledge allegiance to both locations. Meet Jaime L. and Matt N. — dedicated CFDCers who lift heavy, move fast, and work hard at both gyms, depending […]
February 21, 2017
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Open Season: Upcoming Schedule Changes

By Coach Tom Big Week Ahead As you’ve heard, Thursday kicks off the 2017 CrossFit Games Open. We’ll follow the same schedule as we’ve done in the past, including running a different workout at each location over the weekend. I’ll also be basing the weekend’s programming around what we see […]
February 14, 2017
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Ask the Coach: The Open Edition

(Photo: Amanda H.) The Open is coming!  The Open is coming! Yep, it’s that time of year again — the five-week-long worldwide fitness phenomenon known as the CrossFit Games Open.  Every Thursday night, across far-flung corners of the world, hundreds of thousands of devotees huddle around smartphones and computers as new workouts […]
February 1, 2017
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Athlete Spotlight: Christina K. and Patrick D.

It’s a tale as old as time. Girl discovers CrossFit. Girl falls in love. Girl meets guy. Will he or won’t he drink the Kool-Aid, too? You gotta read on to find out! How long have you been doing CrossFit, and what inspired you to begin? Patrick: I have been doing […]
January 25, 2017
Athletes complete the 2016 Crossfit Open workout 16.4 at CrossfitDC's 14th St. location in Washington, D.C. on March 20. (Photo by Amanda Hils)

Welcome to the 2017 Open Season!

By Coach Tom For anyone coming through the doors of CrossFit DC, I think it quickly becomes evident that we provide challenging workouts in a supportive atmosphere. What may take longer to see is that providing that opportunity to surpass self-expectation is really the core value driving us. For all […]
December 31, 2016
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Thank You, Chris and Steph

Here’s to the corny jokes.   The terrible, horrible, no–good, very bad puns. The uncanny ability to see everything, know everything, and fix everything. The baffling knack for conquering chaos, mastering mayhem, and sticking it to the unknown and unknowable. The squats to rule all other squats. The Olympic lifts, […]
December 30, 2016
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Athlete Spotlight: Coren & Hans G.

Our latest Athlete Spotlight features one dynamic duo: Coren and Hans G., regulars at H Street.  If you’ve been around them at all, you’ll know that they’re competitive to the hilt between themselves (whiteboard watchers, keep an eye on these two’s ongoing front-squat duel…!) — while also being each other’s best […]
December 22, 2016
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Welcome Emily!

Please join us in giving a warm welcome to Coach Emily Baskin We’re thrilled to introduce Emily Baskin as the newest member of the CrossFit DC coaching team. If Emily’s name or cheery smile seem familiar, that isn’t surprising, given her years as a mainstay of the DC-area CrossFit and […]
December 1, 2016
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CFDC Athlete Spotlight: Vin F.

Vin F.’s fitness journey has certainly been a varied one — starting from his college football days, to a P90X fling, to venturing into CrossFit with CFDC in July 2013.  Five months later, Vin achieved one of his biggest goals: quitting smoking for good after 20+ years.  One of the biggest […]