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 […]
August 25, 2016
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Ask the Coach: Keeping Count

OK, it’s been some months now since the CrossFit Games Open wrapped up.  And now that the agony and ecstasy of 16.5 have finally (hopefully) subsided, maybe it’s about time for a little reminiscing. The Open is awesome for a number of reasons.  The community is unbelievable.  The coaching is […]
August 1, 2016
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CFDC Athlete Spotlight: Aaron A.

CrossFit as gospel and redeemer.   Training dirty.   Feeling like an outsider looking in — then coming into CFDC and discovering a team.   Plus — a can’t-miss bonus soundtrack, with dedications to boot!   All this and more, from our latest and greatest CFDC Athlete Spotlight. Ladies and gents […]
July 18, 2016
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Injury, Recovery, and Hard-Earned Lessons

By Coach Jessi You probably know Coach Jessi from her expert coaching at 14th Street, her small-but-mighty O-lifting feats, or her standout skill set (ever hear of the legend of Jessi B and the AMRAP pistols?). What you might not know is that Jessi has spent the past year patiently […]
July 11, 2016
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Ask the Coach: How to Un-Suck Your Row

By Coach Tess Hey Coach! Is there ANYTHING I can do to make rowing less awful? Anything! Anything at all?   * * * If you moan and groan — or sob and sob — or conveniently “can’t make it to class” — whenever rowing comes up in a workout… you’re in luck! As […]
July 5, 2016
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Life, Lifting and the Pursuit of Data

  By CrossFit DC member Mia R. I love data. That doesn’t shock most people: I’m a project manager (think deadlines, budgets, utilization, VAC, BAC, SPI, EV) and an endurance athlete (Watts, Splits, RPM, Heart Rate). If there’s a statistic to be had, you bet I’ve tracked it. My Garmin […]
June 28, 2016
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CFDC Athlete Spotlight: Jason C.

Squat cleans, spray tans, and men’s Spanx — who else but Jason C. could tie all three together in one conversation?  Read on below for our latest and greatest CFDC Athlete Spotlight! *  *  * How long have you been doing CrossFit and what inspired you to begin? I’ve been doing […]
June 28, 2016
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Schedule Heads-Up: July 4th & Gym Construction

This coming July 4th weekend, you bet we’ll be celebrating with our usual special holiday beat-down. But we’ll also be adjusting our schedule more than usual over the long weekend, as we’ll be closing our 14th Street facility for a few days for some much-anticipated construction and plumbing fixes (we […]
June 19, 2016
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From CrossFit DC: #WeAreOrlando

This Tuesday, June 21, our class workout will take on special meaning as we dedicate our workout of the day to honoring the lives lost in the tragic shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12. As our own James D. writes: A safe space and a supportive community is something […]