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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Happy Birthday Mary Reding! A) Front Squat 5-4-3-2-1 12 minutes Compare to 092116 B) Once through for time: 50 Burpee box jump (20") 25 Power clean (165/115, 135/95, 105/75, 85/60)...


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A) Every :90 for 12 minutes (8 sets) Hang snatch Sets 1-3 @ 70% Sets 4 & 5 @ 75% Sets 6 & 7 @ 80% Set 8 @ 85%...


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WOD: 50-40-30-20-10 Row calories Abmat sit-up DU's (2-for-1 singles) :90 rest after each round 25 minute time cap. Compare to 092216 Mobility: 2:00 calf mash on a kb handle 2:00...


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A) Back Squat 3-3-3-3-3 15 minutes. Compare to 092416 B) 15 minute AMRAP of: 200m Run 15 Box jump (24/20") 25 Air Squat Mobility: 2 minutes in frog pose 2...

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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