November 13, 2013

The In’s & Out’s of Oly Shoes – Part 1

The In’s & Out’s of Oly Shoes – Part 1 Knowing when to get Oly Shoes, and what to get when the time is right   The timing for this article could not be more germane. This past Sunday’s class (11/10/13) featured one rep max back squats, which capped off […]
November 6, 2013

CFDC Shout Outs

CFDC Shout-Outs October 20 to November 13 Our bi-weekly review about all that’s happening in CFDC land In which: the wind picks up and the weather chills out; the competition season continues unabated, both inside and out; and Wade’s Army leads an assault on CFDC. Intrigued? Read on. Flags a […]
November 2, 2013

Ask the Coaches: High Bar vs. Low Bar Back Squats?

In light of our current squat cycle, the end of which is only a scant few weeks away, we think it’s time to address what we see as a “fake” controversy in the strength and conditioning world: what’s the best placement of the bar when back squatting, the high bar […]
October 22, 2013

CFDC Shout-Outs

CFDC Shout-Outs Our bi-weekly review about all that’s happening in CFDC land (which will be bi-weekly from here on out!)   Holy cow are we over due for any sort of update about news and events, comings and goings, ups and downs, and general read on the ever growing community that is […]
September 25, 2013

2013 Smackdown in Review

Wow, what a weekend – what a Smackdown! It was exhilarating watching members engage with other members they may not usually see or be in class with, or even those they may have only just met. The energy, exertion, and interactions were awesome to be a part of. So many […]
September 3, 2013

2013 CrossFit DC Smackdown Registration

Registration for 2013 CrossFit DC Smackdown is now OPEN! Registration for the Smackdown will run from today (Tuesday, Sept. 3rd) until 12-Noon, Monday, Sept. 16th (all teams must be paid in full by Monday the 16th). Entry Fees are $5/person (or, $20/team). To make things a little easier on your poor, overworked […]
May 29, 2013

The Why’s of the Fight Against Blood Cancer; Devon Dow and her Fundraiser Against Leukemia & Lymphoma

By now, the vast majority of our blog readers should be aware of this Saturday’s impending fundraiser at CFDC to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Devon has put in a lot of effort to make this a successful event, but she’s offered to explain just why: We have had […]
April 27, 2013

Dave L. and the 2013 Boston Marathon

In December of 2012, CFDC gained access to what was supposed to be a very short-term temporary home at Our Lady, Queen of the America’s Church. However, after a month of endless KB work, and still awaiting completion of the new gym, we decided to add barbells to the mix. […]