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.