Expect a combination of strength and cardio movements broken out into four circuit stations. Our approach to strength and conditioning is unlike anything you’re used to—you will never step foot on a cardio machine or lift a barbell. Instead, we use sleds, battle ropes, dumbbells, and other equipment you won’t find anywhere else in DC.
Yes. We are a sports conditioning gym and those are two fundamental movements in our workout. But know this: We offer modifications for all exercises and there are five inches of aerated rubber padding underneath our turf floor, protecting your knees from impact.
Yes…ish. Hear us out: The goal of Strength Day is to build muscle. We do that by increasing resistance. However, we will always, ALWAYS partake in a dynamic warm-up and make sure your heart rate stays elevated throughout class.
Heart Day is known for being our most rigorous (read: mostly cardio) class. Our version of cardio includes burpees, plyometrics, and yes—a few sprints. Since we work to keep your heart rate up throughout the whole class, this workout moves FAST. For this reason, we don’t recommend it for your first class.
Each class consists of a dynamic warm-up, a circuit-style workout, and a finisher affectionately called Seven Minutes in Heaven. You can expect four stations within each circuit, with each station competed twice.
And ruin all the fun? Everything we do in this gym, we do as a team—that includes learning the workout.
We offer discounted packages for those new to Cut Seven: a two-for-one class pack, and an unlimited week at a discounted price. It’s kind of like trying a new restaurant—you’d pay for the food and the service, right? Be sure to follow us on Instagram and sign-up for our email list for news on free, community events.
We allow walk-ins, but your spot is not guaranteed. Check online before heading over to ensure the class isn’t sold out. If you arrive to a sold-out class and another teammate doesn’t show up by the start of class, you’re in!
Yes—consider yourself warned. You have precisely a twelve-hour window from your 6PM happy hour to decide if you will make your 6AM class (giving your teammates enough time to call dibs on your spot). Cancelling or no-showing means losing a class credit (class packs) or a $25 late cancel/no-show fee (unlimited memberships).
Remember the happy hour vs. 6AM class scenario above? This is DC, and people choose the former. Plus, heavy waitlists tell us we need to add another class—so use it!
If it’s more than twelve hours prior to class, you’ll receive an automated email message. After that, the system is no longer automated.
One. And if you put everything you have into that one class, it’s all you’ll need. By doing two-a-days, you are breaking down the muscles you just worked your ass off to build up—kinda counter-productive, don’t you think?
Unfortunately, no. We do, however, have restrooms stocked with towels, dry shampoo, and other necessities.
You, yourself, a little motivation, and perhaps a water bottle. We have yoga mats, towel service, and water fountains in the studio.
There is ample street parking available in the neighborhood. Beware: Do not park on Rhode Island during rush hour (for those of you early-morning risers).