December 30, 2021

CFDC Coach’s Corner: Chris Szymanski

1. What do you do/like to do outside of the gym?

Perhaps it is a bit of a cliche reply but one thing I enjoy doing outside of the gym is to remain active and get outdoors. In the summer that might mean trips to the beach to work on …

November 30, 2021

CFDC Coach’s Corner: Amon Hotep

1. What do you do/like to do outside of the gym?

Sleep. Mostly sleep.

2. What inspired you to start coaching CrossFit?

While working as a personal trainer, the staff would search for workouts to do together and CrossFit workouts frequently popped up. I enjoyed the structure of the workouts …

October 28, 2021

CFDC Coach’s Corner: Kendrick Daniel

1. What do you do/like to do outside of the gym?

Outside of the gym, I’m really into watching horror movies, reading books on personal development and wellness, geeking out on software development, thinking about and eating my cheat meals. I also spend a lot of time playing with Beaux, …

September 29, 2021

CFDC Coach’s Corner: Tim Rocafort

1. What do you do outside of the gym?

Outside of the gym, like most of our members, I work for the federal government with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Since March 2020, I have been teleworking which has allowed me to have more productivity and flexibility to coach …

August 31, 2021

CFDC Coach’s Corner: Kiara Earle

1. What do you do outside of the gym?

I like to keep myself busy, but I’m getting better at taking things slow. On the weekends, I like to start the day early with a black coffee and brushing up on my Japanese skills.

2. What inspired you to start coaching

August 31, 2021

DC Weightlifting Club Athlete Spotlight: Cheryl Jackson

Cheryl Jackson has been a member of DC Weightlifting since 2018 and competed for most of her 12 competitions with the team as a masters athlete. No stranger to hard work and success, she’s travelled as far as Seattle, WA, where she placed seventh at the 2019 American Masters in …

February 3, 2020

Alumni Corner: Courtney King

In 2013, I walked into CrossFit DC for my first ever CrossFit class. I didn’t know at the time, but it would change my life. 

I had been struggling with an eating disorder for more than a decade. I started starving myself before I was in the 4th grade. …

February 1, 2020

Member Spotlight: Courtney T.

How long have you been doing CrossFit (and what inspired you to begin)? How long have you been at CFDC? Why did you chose CFDC?

I was introduced to Crossfit almost a year and a half ago, by a friend who brought me to her gym in Gaithersburg, MD. I …

January 5, 2020

Member Spotlight: Dana P.

How long have you been doing CrossFit (and what inspired you to begin)? How long have you been at CFDC? Why did you chose CFDC?

My intro class was in May 2018 at CFDC and I’ve been at it slow and steady for about 14 months. I had a friend …