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 […]
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.! *  *  * […]