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The next Meat & Potatoes Class begins: Mon, April 4th @ 10am & 7pm. Class meets MWF for four weeks! Please email us at info@doghousecrossfit.com to sign up.


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5820 N. Northwest Hwy
Chicago, IL 60631 



Monday-Wednesday & Friday:

5:30, 7, 9am & 12pm

4, 5, 6, & 7PM

8pm class MW only

Meat and Potatoes: MWF at 10am & 7pm

Thursday: OPEN GYM 7-10am & 4-7:30pm, 6pm Barbell Basics, 7:00 Mobility/Food Academy

: 8am Open Gym, 9am FREE Intro Class & 10am Team WOD/Lifting

Sunday: 9:05 (beginners), 10:15 (advanced), 11:30am (intermediate) Kids Boxing Class, 12:45-2pm Open Gym 

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Monday, May 30, 2016

Holiday Weekend Schedule:

Saturday- 8am Open Gym, 8:30am Adult Boxing ($15), 9am Free Intro Class, 10am PARK WOD! We will meet at the Norwood Park baseball field directly behind the gym at 10am sharp! Bring your friends, all are welcome! 

Sunday- Kids Boxing: 9:05 Beginners, 10:20 Advanced, 11:35 Intermediate, 12:45-2pm Open Gym

Monday- MEMORIAL DAY MURPH! Doors open at 8am. Heats will run at 8:30, 9:30 & 10:30. Gym will be closed during afternoon/evening


THE DOG HOUSE HO-DOWN! Saturday, June 11th

Party starts at 7pm

We're going all out this year. DJ, kegs, pinatas, and.... A MECHANICAL BULL!!!! Food will be potluck style so bring a dish if you wish! Tickets are $15. Adults only.    


Competitor Classes will begin Monday, May 23rd! 

Training times will be coordinated depending on the needs of the group. Coach Joe will coordinate a 10am group, and Court will coordinate a 5pm group this week. Testing may still be scheduled with Court this week at any time (email courtney@doghousecrossfit.com to schedule).

To train with this group, you must meet the below requirements, and schedule a testing appointment with Court. Testing will take approximately 30 minutes (not including your warm up so please plan accordingly). The purpose of this group is to continue to raise the level of performance within our community.

Primary Requirements (must pass all):

Snatch (squat)- 85% of body weight

Clean and jerk- 105% of body weight

Front squat- 115% of body weight

Chest to bar pull-ups- 18 reps/minute (first set must be max effort)

Handstand push ups (strict)- 7 reps/minute (first set must be max effort)

Ring dips- 7 reps/minute (first set must be max effort)

Toes to bar- 20 reps/minute (first set must be max effort)


Secondary Requirements (Must pass 3 out of 5):

Double unders- 60 reps/minute

Pistol squats (alternating)- 10 reps/minute

Muscle up- max effort single set

Rope Climb- 2 regular or 1 legless/minute

Sprint- 400m in 1:30 


Email Courtney at courtney@doghousecrossfit.com to schedule your testing session. 


Ready to get started with us? 

The next Meat & Potatoes class begins Monday, June 13th!

This class trains MWF @ 7pm for 4 weeks!  

If you're interested in joining, email us at info@doghousecrossfit.com 


Adult Boxing- Saturday, June 11th @ 830am. Come challenge your fitness and learn a new sport under the expert instruction of Coach Jeff Weber! Class is $15 and runs for 90 minutes.





High hang snatch, 6-5-4-3-2-1-1 (don't exceed ~75%)

Snatch hang below knee, 60%x2, 65%x2, 70%x2, 75%x1, 80%x1, 85%x1, 88%x1 91%x1 (work up to heavy single)

Front squat, 60%x3, 70%x3, 75%x3, 80%x3, 84%x3x4

Push press, 5-5-5-5 (moderate weight sets)