Are you looking for the top CrossFit gyms in Arlington Virginia? As a native of Arlington Virginia and long-time resident, I know just about everything there is to know about Arlington. I did however take a break from Arlington at one point in my life when I was a Police Officer. I worked in a few different jurisdictions which allowed me to have some different experiences in life. But ultimately, as the years went on, I made my way back to my hometown–and back to my family roots in Real Estate. I have very much enjoyed building my Real Estate business in Arlington, but sometimes I still miss my cop days. So, I do CrossFit. Doing CrossFit helps me balance those passions—and keeps me in great shape! One thing I love about Arlington is that there are several dedicated CrossFit gyms, plus a number of gyms that offer CrossFit training as well. I am personally partial to Patriot CrossFit because it is a good fit for my life, but there is no shortage of great gyms. Below are some of the top CrossFit gyms in Arlington Virginia.
Ballston Crossfit (BCF) is very popular and offers Boot Camps, Yoga, CrossFit, Personal Training, and Nutritional Services. Locals love their Boots Camps because every Boot Camp is different and the staff is friendly. Ballston CrossFit offers a free beginner class to new customers and allows drop-ins for their Workout of the Day (WOD), however you must be a member of another CrossFit Affiliate in order to drop-in for a WOD.
Typical Workout Length: 1 hour Level of difficulty: Scalable; all skill levels welcome Program: Combines Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics, kettlebells and high intensity cardio Dedicated Parking: No Parking Garage: Yes (discounted $2 validated parking on weekdays after 4pm and on weekends) Metro: 4 blocks from the Ballston Metro
Located in Shirlington at 4 Mile Run, CrossFit Adaptation (CFA) has been around since 2010 and has a well-established following. They offer a number of different classes and each Saturday at 12 noon, CrossFit Adaptation offers a free workout for prospective clients. While this gym is host to a number of Elite CrossFit athletes, their popular Elements program welcomes newcomers. The Elements program is a comprehensive introduction to CrossFit designed for those new to CrossFit. They also have drop-in options.
Typical Workout Length: 1 hour Level of difficulty: Scalable; all skill levels welcome Program: Combines gymnastics, weightlifting, and cardiovascular components Dedicated Parking: No Parking Garage: Village at Shirlington Metro: 3 miles from Crystal City Metro or Pentagon City Metro
In Rosslyn for about 10 years, this gym has a very modern industrial feel. CrossFit Rosslyn also has a great outdoor open-air training area, which is a nice addition to the indoor facility. They offer their core CrossFit classes as well as Zumba, Martial Arts, Yoga, and even a Kid Fit! program. They also offer Open Gym hours, towel service, and showers.
Typical Workout Length: 1 hour Level of difficulty: Scalable; all skill levels welcome Program: Focus on endurance, strength, movement technique, and body composition. Dedicated Parking: No Parking Garage: Yes North Arlington Ridge Road with some validation options. Metro: 2 blocks from Rosslyn Metro.
Located at National Landing right by Amazon HQ2, CrossFit South Arlington (CFSA) has a strong community and offers Personal Training, Group Classes, Nutrition Services, InBody Scans, and USAW Olympic Weight Lifting, plus Open Gym hours. CFSA is three gym memberships in one with varied training, results-driven programming, and wellness services. They also feature a 4 session OnRamp program designed to teach foundations of the CrossFit method and proper movement.
Typical Workout Length: 1 hour Level of difficulty: Scalable; all skill levels welcome Program: Focus on strength, speed, endurance, stamina, power, balance, accuracy, coordination, agility and flexibility. Dedicated Parking: Small parking lot on the side of their building. Street pay-to-park parking 8am-5pm M-F. Parking Garage: Nearby Metro: 0.7 miles from Pentagon City Metro and Crystal City Metro.
F45 Training is located on Wilson Blvd. near Virginia Square. The F stands for functional training and 45 is the total amount of time for “sweat-dripping, heart-pumping fun.” An Australian born training program, F45 workouts are designed to be functional, fast and unify the muscle groups of the body for optimal performance. Their model features over 2,700 exercises and 36 workouts including HIIT training and Team training which provides a great variety for clients.
Typical Workout Length: 45 minutes Level of difficulty: Scalable; all skill levels welcome Program: Combines elements of high- intensity interval training (HIIT), circuit training, and functional training. Dedicated Parking: No Parking Garage: Nearby Metro: Ballston Metro and Virginia Square Metro.
Located in Clarendon, MAD-abolic Arlington is a bit of a renegade no frills, no fads, no gimmicks, no judgement type of gym. They practice a motto: Work, Rest, Repeat. If you are serious about CrossFit this is a good option. Their signature intervals are designed to increase strength, torch body fat and promote lean athletic muscle. Period. Get in and hit it. Mad-abolic offers a good array of pricing options allowing you to try the gym, do a long or short-term membership, or purchase sessions.
Typical Workout Length: 50 minutes Level of difficulty: Scalable; all skill levels welcome Program: Strength-driven conditioning program and distinctive interval system (Protocol M.A.D.) crafted entirely around work-to-rest ratios Dedicated Parking: No Parking Garage: Nearby Metro: Clarendon Metro
Patriot Crossfit is located near the suburban neighborhoods of Yorktown, Old Dominion, and Cherrydale right off Glebe Rd. Well-established in the community since 2008, Patriot Crossfit has a great and welcoming community. Whether you are an experienced athlete or have never set foot in a gym, Patriot Crossfit offers a solid and supportive environment. They offer a free consultation, a beginner program, a variety of membership options and feature a great variety of W.O.D.s., plus they are open to drop-ins. They also offer a great and affordable Childminding Program for parents.
Typical Workout Length: 1 hour Level of difficulty: Scalable; all skill levels welcome Program: Team building, strength-driven conditioning, interval focused. Dedicated Parking: Yes Parking Garage: No Metro: No
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