No more routine. Constantly varied exercise programs.

What is CrossFit

Learn what CrossFit can do for you

CrossFIt at MVA

Learn about our approach to CrossFit


Three-week Course Introducing you to Proper Technique, Form, and Mechanics of Movement


Meet our Coaches


Balance of Strength & Conditioning

Programs at CrossFit MVA

CrossFit, Elements, Nutrition & Restorative Stretch


Small classes allow for personal attention

Kipping Pullup

At CrossFit MVA, we believe that everyone, regardless of age or fitness level can achieve their goals in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Our vision of promoting a healthy lifestyle for our members is met by offering the tools and coaching necessary to improve nutrition, strength, conditioning, and overall wellness.

Get Started

CrossFit MVA has a beginner’s 2-week series to cover movement techniques, safety, and adequate scaling. Learn More

Learn about Elements

Our Programs

CrossFit MVA emphasizes a well-rounded approach to fitness with a balanced program of strength, cardio, and gymnastics components.

Our Programs


Flexible membership plans available for individuals, families, and Military & Law Enforcement Officers. Learn about the benefits of Membership.

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Workout of the Day (WODs)



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Best of luck to Doug Smith who is heading to Morocco for a new job tomorrow! We'll miss you, Doug! Happy Birthday Katie "OG" Fairman and Mark Thatcher! A) Every...


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Reminder: CF MVA will be doing Memorial Day Murph on Monday, May 29th. Classes will be at 8 & 9am!! A) 5-7 RFT of: 15 KB Swing (53/35#) 30 DU...


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052017 A) Every 3 minutes for 15 minutes (5 sets) 4 Front squat (heavier than last week) w/ 3 sec pause in bottom B) Once through for time: 1 Mile...


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A) Every :90 for 12 minutes (8 sets) 3 Power Snatch Build over the course of 8 sets. B) Team Sled pull! As a 3 person team, accumulate as many...

Located in the Heart of Alexandria’s Del Ray Neighborhood on Mount Vernon Avenue (MVA)

"Melissa is perhaps the best trainer I have ever worked with. She is knowledgeable, patient, and encouraging. The facilities are spotless and in a great location.Thank you, Melissa!"

− Chris Santillo

"I've played competitive sports at the high school, club, and college level and have been coached by nationally-recognized coaches at all levels - basically, I think I know good coaching when I see it. MVAs owner and head coach Melissa Lopes is one of the best coaches I've ever had"

− Mary Kay Queen

"I am relatively new to Crossfit and never dropped in a box before. On a recent business trip I decided to try dropping in a box. I was first won over by Melissa's responsiveness (I heard from her in like an hour or so!). She was super nice and I was able to fill out all the paperwork online (another huge plus). "

− Susan W

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