October 11, 2018
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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
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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
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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 […]
September 30, 2018
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Member Spotlight: Sam L.

Sam Lough to some, ShamWOW to many. CFDC is proud to have him be our Member Spotlight this October for his amazing PR’s and corny antics. *** How long have you been doing CrossFit (and what inspired you to begin)? How long have you been at CFDC? Why did you […]
September 1, 2018
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Member Spotlight: Austin D.

Member Spotlight: Austin D From Ole Miss to DC, Austin makes an impact wherever he goes. Six months into CrossFit, Austin has made tremendous progress. From gymnastics to barbell movements, all of our coaches notice Austin’s consistent determination to unlock new skills. Keep pushing – in six months from now, […]
July 31, 2018
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Member Spotlight: Barrett L.

August Member Spotlight: Barrett L.  After 6 months with us, Barrett has hit PR after PR and we couldn’t be prouder to have him as a member of our community. Read more about Barrett and his experience thus far with us below. How long have you been doing CrossFit (and […]
July 15, 2018
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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 […]
June 11, 2018
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Goodbye, Coach Zach!

Coach Spotlight: Zach Starsia  For the past year, we have reaped the benefits of Zach’s coaching at our U Street location. Now, before he packs up and heads west, Zach will be on the calendar for one last Friday (June 15).  As he wraps up his last few days, we would […]
June 11, 2018
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Thank you, Emily!

Coach Spotlight: Emily Baskin Coach Emily is easy to locate.  Six days a week, mornings and evenings, at H Street and U Street; she’s up at the whiteboard — observing our lifts, pushing us through met-cons, and inspiring us to improve as athletes.  Along the way, Emily has woven herself […]