About Us

CH Fitness and Performance provides expert Olympic-style weightlifting instruction and coaching to create optimum fitness and enhance athletic performance.


CH Fitness and Performance was founded by US Olympian and USAW International Coach Cara Heads Slaughter and offers an extensive menu of coaching services and educational programs to meet each individual's specific goals- for the person interested in learning weightlifting, for elite athletes and experienced coaches, and for everyone in between!


Designated by USA Weightlifting as a Community Development Training Site since 2019, our weightlifting training area offers 6 platforms; Eleiko, Rogue and Pendlay weightlifting bars; Rogue competition and Pendlay elite bumpers; squat stands, multiple pulling block stations, and 2 dedicated jerk block stations.

Our greatest asset and resource is our team of dedicated coaches. We are committed to and exemplify a core belief that teaching proper technique combined with a thoughtful approach to planning weightlifting training is essential to optimum performance on the platform.

CH Fitness and Performance shares the same building address with South Arlington Fitness & Nutrition at 607 S. Ball St. in Arlington, VA. 



On-site parking lot and metered on-street parking (free on Sunday). Additional free public parking is available in the parking garage at 201 12th Street S when entering after 4:00 pm on weekdays and all day on Saturday and Sunday. The garage is open 24/7 but you must exit before 6:00 am each day to avoid charges.. The building parking garage can be accessed on Long Bridge Drive between 12th Street and 10th Street. 

Metro: Within walking distance (15 min.) to the Crystal City, Pentagon City and Pentagon stations served by the Blue and Yellow lines.

CHFP is closed in observance of the following holidays:

New Years Day


Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day


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