Why Front Squat?

by Erin Settles  Coming from my bodybuilding background, when it came to doing squats, I stuck to banging out sordid half-rep back squats once a week. The front squat was avoided because I could not do the weight I could doing back squats. I felt weak, and back squatting 225 pounds for 10 made me
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December 21, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Do you know someone that would like to try CrossFit for a month? Introducing Crush It Bootcamp. Click here for details.  Holiday Schedule: 12/23 - regular schedule 12/24 - 9am class only at CFA, 2 pm class only at CF28 12/25 - no class 12/26 - regular class 12/31 - no 5:30pm or 6:30pm 1/1
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Winter Weightlifting War – 2016

Do you like to slam bars?Do you like to Olympic lift?Of course you do!Now, do you like to lift with a partner? Well of course you do!So here is the scoop...CrossFit Alexandria is hosting a partner Olympic lifting competition.So hustle up a comrade, friend, buddy, partner, chum, mate, bro, or whatever you want to call
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December 7 – 13, 2015

You don't want to miss the Christmas Party this Friday! Click here to let us know you are coming. Could a few extra training sessions boost your performance? Introducing Private Sessions…
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CrossFit Alexandria Weightlifting Seminar

CrossFit Alexandria Weightlifting Seminar by Mark Fuseliar [SIGN UP HERE] Do you want to get better at the Olympic lifts? Do you want to PR your snatch or clean and jerk? Well do we have a treat for you! Plus FREE COFFEE! Practicing good form and technique will always go further than poor technique. On November
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Barbells for Boobs 2015

In 2011, CrossFit Alexandria joined 400 gyms including 12,000 athletes to raise $600,000 for Barbells for Boobs. Last year, that number had increased to 67,000 athletes, 1,700 CrossFit gyms and $4 million! Barbells for Boobs is a non-profit organization dedicated to the early detection of breast cancer, with an emphasis on women and men under the
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November 9 – 16, 2015

Could a few extra training sessions boost your performance? Introducing Private Sessions... FREE WEIGHTLIFTING SEMINAR this Saturday! Click here for the details. This Saturday there will be no regular class due to the seminar.  
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An Open Letter from the Alexandria Police Chief

The following was written by Loren Lampert, City of Alexandria, Chief of Police “MUSCLE-UPS ARE NO BIG DEAL” can occasionally be heard in the gym uttered from some young punk as he grabs the rings and bangs out seven consecutively his second week of Crossfit. Well they are a big deal when a 49 year
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August 31 – September 6, 2015

Crush it everyday this week!  At the gym, home, work...everywhere you go!
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August 17 – 23, 2015

The 28 Games is happening this weekend! Compete in an in house competition at our partner gym in Pineville! You will throwdown with friends and be done by noon! Click here to sign up.  Total Strength: A Weight Lifting Program for the Young Person. It starts August 24. Need a great adventure with two of
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