Upcoming Events


The next Meat & Potatoes Class begins: Mon, April 6th @ 7pm. Class meets MWF for four weeks! Please email us at info@doghousecrossfit.com to sign up.


Find Us

5820 N. Northwest Hwy
Chicago, IL 60631 



Monday-Wednesday & Friday:

5:30, 7 & 9AM

4, 5, 6, & 7PM

Meat and Potatoes: MWF at 7pm 

Thursday: OPEN GYM 7-10am & 4-7:30pm, 5pm Barbell Basics 6pm Olympic Lifting, 7:30 Candle Light Yoga

: 9am FREE Intro Class & 10am Team WOD/Lifting

Sunday: OPEN GYM 9-11am, 12pm Kids Boxing Class (check blog for updates)

CrossFit Journal



Friday, April 24, 2015


VDL Grassfed Beef is coming to town for a delivery on Saturday, May 9th @ 10am! Visit their store atwww.vdlgrassfed.com to place your order today. Email Steve at steve@vdllimited.com with questions.


NEW T-SHIRTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT OUR ONLINE STORE! We have a handful of new color options to choose from with our classic logo! This store will be available until April 30th so place your orders soon! 




CrossFit Construct is coming to Dog House for a fun cross-town throwdown on Saturday, April 25th! We will kick off the morning at 10am with heavy clean and jerks and finish the day up with an epic 'Helen' battle! We will fire up the grill for a post workout BBQ afterwards so mark your calendars! After party is BYOBAM ("and meat")


Kids Boxing Club- Our roster is currently full for Spring Session (begins Sunday, April 26th) however if you would like to be added to the waitlist please contact Coach Steve at doghousecrossfitkidsboxingclub@yahoo.com. Advanced Class will run at 10am, and Beginners Class at 11am. 


Dog House Weightlifting- Interested in competing? Court will begin offering individual programming for those who are interested in training for competition. Upcoming local competitions: Indiana State Championships (Indianapolis) May 16-17th & Sayre Park Chicago Summer Open, June 20th. Contact Courtney for pricing and other details. 

We will continue offering the existing Tuesday & Thursday 6pm Olympic lifting groups for those who want to improve their lifting. 


Sunday Open Gym is switching to earlier summer hours! We will be open from 8-10am before Kids Boxing Classes on Sunday beginning this weekend. 



1) Deadlift, 6-5-4-3-2  (do not max out- increase weight but keep the bar moving well)

2) Strict HSPU, 3 x 4-8 reps (scale to negatives or piked position)



OTM for 16 minutes:

Minute 1- 8 DB (or KB) thrusters

Minute 2- 8 ring rows

Minute 3- 8 hang power cleans (135/95, 115/75, 95/55)

Minute 4- 8 v-ups or ABMAT sit-ups


Post workout (everyone):

10-15 minute stretching & rolling