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“We don’t care how MUCH you lift!”

Thinking about joining a CrossFit program or strength gym, feel intimidated and don’t know where to start?...

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Boozy Bingo | Thank YOU

We’re incredibly grateful to the Defined community for supporting what we’re developing with our students. By replacing...

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Guest Post – Pedro

Every once and a while we come across an athlete that shares their story in such a...

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The Story Of Defined

In 2008, David watched Noal walk around LA Boxing with a clipboard and stopwatch, training athletes one-on-one...

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Get What You Came For

Get What You Came For. It’s something I say often. Or position as a question. In theory,...

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Goosebumps

We’ve all experienced “goosebumps.” The subtle response is stimulated by strong emotions, fear, euphoria, inspiring music, nails...

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Knee Surgery & Reflection 

Knee Surgery & Movement Reflection  On Tuesday, August 7th, I went to Northwestern Hospital for a scheduled...

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Gym Guide to Success (& Safety)

The other day in class an athlete walked about six inches in front of a lifter right...

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Rookie Mind.

I kept thinking about the Kaizen methodology last night. While sitting around the gym watching the facial...

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The best coaches and teammates
in Chicago. Hands down. This place has changed
my life.

F. Almeda, joined in 2016

Good morning Coach, I just did a workout at a CrossFit gym here in DC and I want to tell you how much I appreciate the team at Defined. You guys "spoil us" with not only amazing equipment but also amazing coaches who know how to bring the best out of us.

Eurenice Houndjahoue, 2019

I could go on...If you're on the fence about spending a significant chunk of change every month, think of it as one of the best investments in yourself you can make - physically, mentally, and socially. It doesn't matter if you've had trouble going to the gym regularly in the past or you've been a competitive athlete, this place is for you. Seriously. Do it.

Valerie K., 2019

From day one, everyone has gone out of their way to learn my name and relate. It really is an awesome community. I imagine CFD is CrossFit the way CrossFit was always meant to be - gritty (no mirrors - sorry, no selfies), casual, warm, and effective.

Dan T., 2019

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NEWS & EVENTS

Lift n’ Learn

Maybe you have seen CrossFit on social media, heard about it from a friend at a dinner party, read about it somewhere or have a co-worker who swears by it.
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Row Raiser 2019

Participants join together in teams of 5 to 10 and complete a 26.2 mile row (42,195 meters). All proceeds go directly supporting the Defined Special Olympics Powerlifting team & the Dancer Love Foundation.
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