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 […]
October 5, 2016

2016 Smackdown Workout Hint #1

Eager? Anxious? Fear not, all your answers about one of the workouts programmed for the 2016 Smackdown are below. You just have to figure them out first. Oh, and then figure out what they all mean. And then you’ll have your answers. Questions, observations, or general gripes about the ludicrousness […]
October 3, 2016

2016 Smackdown Registration

Whelp, with just under two weeks to go till the Smackdown (Saturday, Oct. 15, 9am-5pm), it’s time to get those teams registered. In the off-chance you’re unfamiliar with what all this nonsense about this so-called “Smackdown” is about, be sure to check out our original announcement about what the Smackdown is, […]
September 30, 2016

CFDC Athlete Spotlight: JP & Angie F.

One was recently named the nation’s Best New Mixologist (no, seriously).  The other happens to own several of the city’s hottest bars.  They stumbled on CrossFit 6 months ago, and haven’t looked back since.  Cheers to our latest and greatest spotlight athletes — H Street rock-stars Angie and JP F.! *  *  * […]
September 23, 2016

The 2016 CrossFit DC SMACKDOWN

That’s right, CFDCers, get excited – it’s time for CrossFit DC’s annual intra-gym team competition, the Smackdown! This will be fifth iteration of the Smackdown, and if you’re wondering just what all the fuss is about, we’re here to slap you up with some Smackdown knowledge: Exactly what is the […]
August 31, 2016
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CFDC Athlete Spotlight: Chelsey F.

Yogi.  Travel enthusiast.  Former Body Pump devotee.  And since January — CrossFit DC member!  Read on below for more from our very own Chelsey F.  — from her love for burpees and old-school hip-hop to how being strong helps in everyday life.    How long have you been doing CrossFit, and what […]