December 31, 2016

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

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

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

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 […]
November 7, 2016

Wade’s Army 2016: Nerves of Steel

This month, CrossFit DC is proud to join Wade’s Army and our friends at Power Athlete in once again raising funds to fight the pediatric cancer called Neuroblastoma. The disease most commonly affects children under the age of five, and accounts for more than 650 new cancer cases each year in North America. […]
November 1, 2016

CFDC Athlete Spotlight: Reggie W.

This November, Reggie W. celebrates his tenth — yes, you read that right! — anniversary with CrossFit DC, and what a journey it’s been. Read on below for more from one of CFDC’s elder statesmen — from how he discovered CrossFit way back in the early years to his goals […]
October 30, 2016

2016 CrossFit Liftoff

3-2-1, Liftoff! Next Saturday, November 7th, CrossFit DC will dedicate Open Gym time to any member looking to participate in the 2016 CrossFit Liftoff. The Liftoff, an online event put on by the staff at, is an alluring chimera which combines the worlds of Olympic Weightlifting and CrossFit into a unique workout comprised […]
October 14, 2016

2016 Smackdown Workout Hint #4

Final hint for the Smackdown! The following bit of absurdity comes with an added bonus this year. Team’s will have until 7:30AM tomorrow (Saturday, 10/15) to guess the particulars of the final workout. The team with most accurate guess will find a few extra points added to their kitty. Team […]
October 7, 2016

“Is the Answer More Squats?”: Ragnar Racing Meets CrossFit Training

By CrossFit DC member Anna M. *      *      * Last fall (2015) I signed up for an Olympic distance triathlon and a multi-leg relay running race. I simultaneously decided to all but stop running. Wait, what?   A Little Background I have been running and swimming competitively […]