Core Stability or Let’s call it what it really is – You getting stronger.

Last Friday, I had the privilege of talking with a group of dancers at Towson University. My friend, Nicole Martinelle, artistic director of Deep Vision Dance Company and adjunct professor at Towson University and UMBC Dance Departments, invited me to speak to her students about core stability. She explained to me that although she speaks about it in class and … Read More

emilyCore Stability or Let’s call it what it really is – You getting stronger.

20 Ways to Live a Healthier (and yes, longer) Life

(These are in no particular order…but see if  you can catch the theme) 1. Eat. And eat Healthy. 2. Squat. Deep. 3. Never smoke. If you smoke now, quit. 4. Laugh. A lot. 5. Eat. And choose wisely. 6. Ride a bike to work. If you can’t ride a bike, get a new job so you can. 🙂 7. Take … Read More

emily20 Ways to Live a Healthier (and yes, longer) Life

Mothers are Athletes too – Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s Mother’s Day.  A day to celebrate the woman in your life who not only gave birth to you, but taught you to look both ways before you cross the street and explained to you (okay, shrieked at you) why it was NOT okay to walk your brother like a dog and yank on the scarf around his neck and … Read More

emilyMothers are Athletes too – Happy Mother’s Day!

My review of the Perform Better Seminar – Saturday, April 30, 2011

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to get together with about 200  like-minded individuals, people who think just like you, who want to learn and grow as trainers, coaches, fitness enthusiasts, people who are interested in corrective exercise, mobility work, the latest foam rolling technique and how to make an impact in their client’s lives, look no … Read More

emilyMy review of the Perform Better Seminar – Saturday, April 30, 2011

Check out our new article in Baltimore’s Child Magazine!

We have a new article on strength training for women in the May issue of Baltimore’s Child magazine.  Check it out on their website.  If it inspires you to train, give us a call to get started.

emilyCheck out our new article in Baltimore’s Child Magazine!

My Back Story

Conquering Pain, Gaining Strength I can’t remember exactly how or when I hurt my back, but I can’t forget all the pain I was in over the years as a result. My story of recovery is one I’m proud to share. If you’re suffering from back pain and spasms that are interfering with your life, read on to find out … Read More

emilyMy Back Story

To get stronger ladies, you gotta lift real weight

This subject has been covered to death. For a refresher, see here, here, here, here, or here. Suffice it to say that we believe that the best use of a woman’s time in the gym is to lift heavy weights and train with high intensity. Unfortunately, a lot of ladies still think that hitting the treadmill, followed by some tricep … Read More

diegoTo get stronger ladies, you gotta lift real weight

Strength training for all ages

Older folks often think that they are too old to get into the gym and improve their physical condition. On the other end of the spectrum, parents sometimes wonder when is the right time to introduce their children to exercise. The truth is that you are never too old or too young to get stronger and fitter. It is simply … Read More

diegoStrength training for all ages

What’s in a name: Welcome to FiveX3 Training.

Five sets of three. Three sets of five. Whichever way you read it, FiveX3 spells strength. Low reps and high weights is how damn near everybody who is strong got there in the first place. We chose our name very carefully. It reflects our training philosophy and our goals. In sports, as in life, strength is tightly correlated with performance. … Read More

FiveX3 TrainingWhat’s in a name: Welcome to FiveX3 Training.