November 1, 2018

CrossFit DC’s “Lift and Learn” Club

One of the great things about CrossFit is how easily lessons learned in the gym can be applied to situations encountered in everyday life. For many of us, Crossfit became part of our lives in college or mid-career, but imagine if you had started earlier. Imagine if you had started […]
October 31, 2018

CFDC Smackdown 2018 Recap: A Judge’s Perspective

Special thanks go out to our CFDC Smackdown 2018 judges for their hard work. Not only did they score workouts, but also help set up the equipment for each workout, cleaned up the gym, and led the afterparty at Red Rocks Roof Deck.  *** Judging also gives a great perspective […]
October 31, 2018

CFDC Smackdown 2018 Recap: The Events

Another successful CFDC Smackdown in the books! Thanks to everyone for coming out to compete, judge, and cheer!! Here is a recap of what went down… Event 1: It featured 1000m of sprints, different types of carries, and crawls, with the added bonus of max calories on everyone’s favorite – […]
October 18, 2018

CFDC Smackdown 2018 Heats: REVEALED

October 11, 2018

Are you ready for it? CFDC SMACKDOWN 2018

On Saturday, October 20th the CFDC SMACKDOWN returns! This annual intra-gym team competition welcomes all CFDC members to participate in the fun and excitement of a CrossFit competition with workouts that will be sure to get your sweat on, whatever fitness level you’re in.  Be prepared to run… …push… …and […]
October 9, 2018

Reflections on Our Community: Dave L.

In the waning days of 2012, a skinny runner joined CFDC. From then on, Dave L. became at ubiquitous presence at both H Street and U Street—clamoring for Kesha tracks, inviting burpee finishers, and blurting out “3-2-1-Go” and “the party is almost over” and “be a hero” whenever possible. As […]
October 5, 2018

Welcome Coach Chris S.!

Welcome Chris Szymanski! Chris will be joining us in mid-October, taking on a full time coaching role. Chris has years of experience coaching in Long Island, as well as competing in CrossFit events and Olympic weightlifting.  We’re excited to have him joining the team!   *** Since I can remember, sports […]
July 15, 2018

Coach Spotlight: Alex O.

How I got to CrossFit: I started CrossFit in 2007. I was at Virginia Military Institute at the time, where CrossFit was popular amongst a counter-cultural group of cadets aspiring to reach the levels of fitness required to succeed in demanding military occupations, but that eschewed the conventional wisdom on […]
May 30, 2018

Announcements: 5/31 through 6/9

See announcements for upcoming events and schedule notices below: 1) Mobility at H St on May 31st at 630PM 2) Take your things from lost and found by THURSDAY 5/31! We’re donating everything on 6/1. 3) H St is closed THIS weekend, June 2nd and June 3rd – we will hold extended […]