February 14, 2017
(Photo: Amanda H.)

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

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

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 […]