Re-cap of the 7th Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest 2018

On Sunday, September 16, 2018, Fivex3 Training hosted the 7th Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest in Baltimore to benefit the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, specifically for Ulman’s new and exciting project, the Ulman House. My sister, Charlotte, was diagnosed in September 2011 with Stage 3 Colon Cancer. She was pretty lost for about a year…..we all were.  In 2012, … Read More

emilyRe-cap of the 7th Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest 2018

Client Profile of the Month: Meet Jen Trout: Teacher, mother and happiest woman on Earth. ;)

Jen joined us the end of December 2017. Her daughter, Sally, trained with us during the summer of 2016 and encouraged her mother to start working with us a year ago. Jen put it off until the end of 2017 (a decision she says she now regrets.) I could tell she was hooked by the third session. Her log book … Read More

emilyClient Profile of the Month: Meet Jen Trout: Teacher, mother and happiest woman on Earth. ;)

Meet our 2018 Charm City Strongwoman Sponsors!!!

We have some AMAZING sponsors again this year! Please make sure to check them out and thank them for their sponsorship!!!! 😉 Meet our 2018 Charm City Strongwoman Sponsors!!!   Charm City Strongwoman Title Sponsor!!! ($2000) Solid System Construction  Platinum Special Sponsor ($1000) Goddard Companies, LLC Platinum Sponsors ($500) H & S Bakery East Coast Gold Weightlifting/Mary Hyder Equinox Corporation  Hoffman … Read More

emilyMeet our 2018 Charm City Strongwoman Sponsors!!!

Raising Money for The Ulman House: A Home Away from Home For Cancer Patients and Families

My sister, Charlotte, was diagnosed in September 2011 with Stage 3 Colon Cancer. She was pretty lost for about a year…..we all were. We did not know who to talk to, who to ask for help. In 2012, Charlotte connected with the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, an organization founded in 1997 by Doug Ulman who, at age 19, … Read More

emilyRaising Money for The Ulman House: A Home Away from Home For Cancer Patients and Families

Client Profile of the Month: Meet Master Athlete, Anita Clayton

  Anita started training at my gym in June of 2017. Her daughter, Susan, has been a member of Fivex3 since about 2012. Anita and I actually go back 20 years, when I was working as the Wardrobe Supervisor at Center Stage, a theater company here in Baltimore. Anita has been a volunteer at local theatre companies here in Baltimore … Read More

emilyClient Profile of the Month: Meet Master Athlete, Anita Clayton

7th Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest 2018

HELLO LADIES!!!!! The 7th Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest is here!! This contest is a Memorial Contest for my sister Charlotte Bohn who died on February 11, 2015 after a 3 1/2 year battle with colon cancer. She was my inspiration and my other half. She was also as strong as she was beautiful. This contest is for her and … Read More

emily7th Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest 2018

“Former” (Cause they had to move!!) Client Profile: Meet Brendan ;)

In January of 2017, I received this email from Brendan: Brendan here. We’ve never met but I feel like I know you with how much Mariza raves about you. Also, I helped Shannon with the audio on that short she made about you a while back, so I have to say I’m very impressed by you and 5×3.  Anyway, I’m … Read More

emily“Former” (Cause they had to move!!) Client Profile: Meet Brendan ;)

Back Rehab 101: Scott’s Story of Recovery

  Diego and I recently had an article published on the Starting Strength website about one of our clients who rehab his back injury with Starting Strength.  Scott is the poster child for consistency, perseverance and determination. We could not ask for a more confident and coachable client than Scott. 😉 This is his story.  For those who are interested … Read More

emilyBack Rehab 101: Scott’s Story of Recovery

Remembering my sister, Charlotte. Life does go on. And it’s okay.

It is December 27, 2015. Just 5 more days until we are in the New Year. 2016. Another new year. Another new beginning. The first New Year without my sister Charlotte. The first of  many New Year’s without her. This is my new reality. This is my family’s new reality. 2015 did not begin well. “You have weeks to live,” … Read More

emilyRemembering my sister, Charlotte. Life does go on. And it’s okay.

Client Profile of the Month: Meet Melissa

Melissa and her husband, Mike, joined us around the end of November of last year. Mike had contacted me in June to learn more about our program but back pain, life and a wedding put everything on hold until November when they finally were able to start. Melissa seemed a little reluctant, even skeptical, at first. She almost didn’t come back. “I … Read More

emilyClient Profile of the Month: Meet Melissa