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Welcome to CrossFit Balance

We're home to the most comprehensive CrossFit programs in Washington DC. Awarded with "Best CrossFit Box" by the Washington Post Express for 2013, we take pride in busting your butt and raising the bar to whole new levels. Come in and try us for FREE.

Location & Contact Info

Balance Gym - Thomas Circle
1111 14th Street, NW 
Washington, DC 20005
Main Gym Phone: 202.730.0308 
Questions? Need more information? Want to try a Free Class or Get Started? --Click Here-- 
General gym inquiries: info@balancegym.com

Check out site for updated schedule!

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WOD for Thursday:

 Max Rep Kipping Pull-ups (3 attempts)

 AMRAP for 10 minutes:

3 Turkish Get-Ups

6 Burpees/vertical jump with target

9 Ab Mat Sit-ups


ZONE CHALLENGE: Each trainee has one week to achieve maximum points.  Please refer to the article below.  Good luck! 

2 points- meal

1 point- snack



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WOD for Tuesday:

Shoulder Press


5X500m row (1:00 minute rest)

Check out what people are saying about CrossFit Balance at: www.joshcourage.com

“The most noticeable thing about CrossFit Balance though is the studio space itself.  It is a spacious, high ceilinged 2,700 sq. ft. box with pristine equipment (CrossFit basics: dynamax balls, kettlebells, barbells, bumpers, jump ropes, GHD’s, rowers and plyo boxes).  But the best part is the Strength Grid designed by Frank Passanante from Steel Fit (www.steelfitstore.blogspot.com).  This thing is great!  Not sure my words can express it properly, but all combined there are seemingly endless pull up bars (including thick bars); the squat racks are built in, and there’s a jungle gym sort of deal going on in the middle of the gym with horizontal ladders, polls and handles to climb all over. Check out this video here with me, Blair Morrison of Anywherefit and Mark Crick (co-owner of Balance Gym) to see it in use.”

Classes Have Begun!

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Coaches Workout from Open House this past Saturday!  Thanks to everyone for coming out!


WOD for Monday:

 Power Cleans 3-3-3-3

 75 Air Squats

10 Knees to Elbows

25 Double Unders

50 Air Squats

20 Knees to Elbows

25 Double Unders

25 Air Squats

30 Knees to Elbows

25 Double Unders


The Next FOUNDATIONS Course Begins:

 Monday January 4

 Foundations classes are for those individuals seeking to enter our ongoing group classes.  They are designed to introduce the technique and mechanics of CrossFit’s nine basic movements and other secondary movements, then intensity.  Perfect for those who are hesitant about the movements, desire more attention and time to review, or unsure of where to begin.  There will be a workout at the end of each day which will get progressively more challenging as the course progresses. The Foundations classes meet two days per week over the course of one month.  They consist of eight one-hour training sessions limited to six trainees.  For more information contact us at, danielle@balancegym.com.


Welcome to CrossFit Balance

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At CrossFit Balance our motto is, “Train like an athlete, Look Like an Athlete.” Our training philosophy is centered on training movements not muscles, introducing progressions, educating the client, and an overall athletic approach to fitness.

We differ from health clubs, by creating and providing stimulating workout programs ranging from private to group instruction.  We strive to create a motivating environment that combines active and engaging coaching, and a strong sense of camaraderie amongst members.  You will be encouraged to track your progress whether by time, weight, or reps depending on the workout. The greater commitment to us and one another and the closer to achieving a greater level of fitness!

Free Intro Class

Free Intro Classes Thursdays at Noon & 7pm and Saturdays at 11am.

Reserve a spot here!

CrossFit Foundations

E-mail Danielle at danielle@balancegym.com for pre-registration and availability. Purchasing online will not guarantee you a spot until you are confirmed.

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"If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse."

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