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City of Dunwoody Celebrated CFD’s Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

City of Dunwoody Celebrated CFD’s Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 24, 2020

The City of Dunwoody hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at CrossFit Dunwoody’s new location on Wednesday, September 23rd at 11:30AM. The ceremony was held at 1343 Dunwoody Village Pkwy, Dunwoody, GA 30338, where CFD has renovated the old Jiffy Lube into a brand new facility with several unique features. “We are so excited, myself along ...

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How Stress Can Motivate You

How Stress Can Motivate You

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 10, 2020

Did you know that a little bit of stress can actually maximize your performance? If you’ve ever been in a flow state and totally lost track of time immersed in the task at hand, you know know how astounding it can be to snap out of it. You were so focused that you couldn’t worry ...

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Dunwoody’s Newest Gym: CrossFit Dunwoody is Open!

Dunwoody’s Newest Gym: CrossFit Dunwoody is Open!

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 3, 2020

CrossFit Dunwoody is thrilled to announce we opened our new location at the old Jiffy Lube in Dunwoody Village! Check out the awesome features at our new space: Outdoor workout area with turf Indoor workout space:   Kid’s room: Showers on-site: And of course, our amazing community:   Interested in checking out the new CrossFit ...

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Six Reasons Why You Should Sign Up for that Next Competition!

Six Reasons Why You Should Sign Up for that Next Competition!

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 27, 2020

Have something to work towards. #GOALS Having goals keeps you motivated, it gives you something to shoot for. You can focus your training (i.e this week I will work on pull-ups, and aim to link 3 by the end of the next week).   Discover your weaknesses. It’s easy to say “I’m bad at double unders”, ...

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Q&A with Bella Zack: High Schooler, CrossFitter, Our Champion

Q&A with Bella Zack: High Schooler, CrossFitter, Our Champion

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 20, 2020

Last weekend CrossFit Dunwoody had one of our own compete in the Garage Games Junior Open in Woodstock, GA. Bella Zack is only 16 years old. She carries with her a water bottle with a sticker that says “Eat. Sleep. CrossFit.” And that pretty much sums her up.  Not only did she participate in last ...

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Top 3 Tips to Maximize Your Deadlifts

Top 3 Tips to Maximize Your Deadlifts

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 13, 2020

People tend to have polarized feelings about deadlifts. Either they love them or they hate them. No matter how you feel about them, deadlifts are a great movement to strengthen your entire back and surrounding muscles. Let’s explore the top 3 tips to maximize your deadlifts! Ditch the Mixed Grip Dial-in Your Setup Position Train ...

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Why High-Intensity Training (HIT) Is Good For You

Why High-Intensity Training (HIT) Is Good For You

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 6, 2020

Today there are so many fitness programs and classes available it can be overwhelming to decide how to train. If you are researching training programs you have probably heard of High Intensity Training (HIT) or High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). HIT is incorporated into many classes and has grown in popularity due to its ability ...

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Progress Plateaued? How is Your Strength Balance?

Progress Plateaued? How is Your Strength Balance?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 30, 2020

By Coach Amber Hopeman Picture this: You have just completed a strength cycle for your back squat. You go to test your 1 Rep Max and… *Cue the sad trumpets*… No improvement. You have trained hard, you’ve eaten well, you’ve made sure to prioritize your recovery and nothing to show for it. So what happened? ...

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Why join CrossFit Dunwoody? Hear Anna’s fitness journey!

At CFD, we know how CrossFit and fitness can change lives. But don’t take our word for it! Hear it directly from one of our members, Anna Dorris, who joined CFD in 2017 with no previous CrossFit experience. Click below to listen to Anna’s experience, what to expect when you come to the gym, and ...

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Top 3 Reasons To Train Kettlebell Swings

Top 3 Reasons To Train Kettlebell Swings

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 16, 2020

If you could only buy one piece of equipment to accomplish all of your training what would you buy? Treadmills and cycles are great for cardio but definitely won’t get you stronger. A barbell is great but where do you have room to keep it and let alone use it? Total gym style machines always ...

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