Feel Stronger. Look Stronger. Be Stronger.
FiveX3 Training is a performance training facility designed for those who want more out of their training. Our no-nonsense environment and personalized attention to each client create an atmosphere where hard work and progress happen everyday. Using tried and true methods of strength and conditioning, clients receive individualized programming, coaching and nutritional tips to help them achieve their goals. Conveniently located with easy access from interstate 895 and interstate 95, as well as downtown Baltimore. This is not a spa. This is not a club. This is a place where people go to feel better about themselves, because they are improving themselves. No frills. No gimmicks. If you are looking for real work and real results, FiveX3 Training is the place for you.

Our Mission

At FiveX3 Training, strength is our mission. When you are stronger, you feel better. When you are stronger, you look better. When you are stronger, you are better. We focus on improving your performance and helping you reach your goals. Whether you are a mother of two looking to slim down or a recreational basketball player looking to improve your vertical jump, we have a program for you.

Emily Socolinsky (Owner and Starting Strength Coach)

Emily is a certified Starting Strength Coach since 2010, a USA Weightlifting certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, and cycle certified through Madd Dogg Athletics. Emily holds a Masters degree in Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance from the University of Maryland at Baltimore County. As a strength coach and mentor, she has helped many clients explore their true potential through hard work and persistence.

Emily was active as a professional dancer and teacher for over 20 years. During that time, she focused on strength training and a variety of cross-training methods that helped her grow and develop as a dancer and athlete. She began her dance training at the early age of 8 at the Baltimore Ballet and developed her training further at the Baltimore School for the Arts. She continued her dance studies at UMBC where she had the opportunity to study with a variety of dance professionals. Emily has performed with the Phoenix Dance Company, Nancy Romita and the Moving Company, Doug Hamby Dance, The Collective,  Kinetics Dance Theatre and Deep Vision Dance Company. In 2015, Emily began training in Brazilian Jiujitsu.

Diego Socolinsky (Co-owner and Starting Strength Coach)

Diego is a certified Starting Strength Coach since 2010, USA Weightlifting certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, and has been training in a variety of disciplines for the last 30 years. His athletic background includes martial arts, rock and ice climbing, mountaineering, running and cross-country cycling.

Jay Mund (SSC and Senior Coach)

11709629_951035771625706_8568295674976919508_n Jay earned his Starting Strength Coach‘s certification in 2012. He coaches at Fivex3 Training, a strength and conditioning gym in Baltimore. Jay has competed in wrestling, running, and weightlifting. He holds a Master’s Degree in Special Education from The Johns Hopkins University and works as a Behavior Specialist for children with autism in his other life.

 Rebecca Fishburne (Coach)

A former college cross country runner and marathoner, Rebecca is an ACE certified Personal Trainer, Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC), Mad Dogg Athletics certified Spinning Instructor, and Mossa certified group fitness instructor.  She now focuses on strength training and healthy eating habits to help clients enjoy overall fitness, real-world durability, and healthy movement patterns.  Her goal is to make fitness and healthful living fun and accessible to all ages and fitness levels and to help clients reach their fitness goals.

Current Intern

Bob Southwick

Previous Interns

Rebecca Fishburne

Craig Campbell

Christian Conti-Vock, SSC

Bob Antis, SSC