November 15, 2018

CFDC Thanksgiving Holiday Hours 2018

Wednesday, 11/21:

Classes until Noon + Open Gym from 1pm to 2pm, NO afternoon/evening classes at both locations

Thursday, 11/22:

One Thanksgiving class from 9:30am to 11am at both locations

Friday, 11/23:

One class at Noon, Open Gym 11am to 12pm and 1pm to 2pm at both locations

Saturday: 11/24

November 2, 2018

Member Spotlight: Rachel B.

Meet Rachel B. our Member Spotlight for this November!


So for background, you’re from Toronto, started CrossFit in RI, and came here to get your doctorate at GW right?

I moved from RI to DC to get my doctorate at GW. I had only just started CrossFit when I

November 1, 2018

CrossFit DC’s “Lift and Learn” Club

One of the great things about CrossFit is how easily lessons learned in the gym can be applied to situations encountered in everyday life. For many of us, Crossfit became part of our lives in college or mid-career, but imagine if you had started earlier. Imagine if you had started

October 31, 2018

CFDC Smackdown 2018 Recap: A Judge’s Perspective

Special thanks go out to our CFDC Smackdown 2018 judges for their hard work. Not only did they score workouts, but also help set up the equipment for each workout, cleaned up the gym, and led the afterparty at Red Rocks Roof Deck. 



Judging also gives a great perspective

October 31, 2018

CFDC Smackdown 2018 Recap: The Events

Another successful CFDC Smackdown in the books!

Thanks to everyone for coming out to compete, judge, and cheer!!


Here is a recap of what went down…

Event 1:

It featured 1000m of sprints, different types of carries, and crawls, with the added bonus of max calories on everyone’s favorite –

October 18, 2018

CFDC Smackdown 2018 Heats: REVEALED

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October 11, 2018

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…





October 9, 2018

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

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!  


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