The 8th Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest is here!! This contest is a Memorial Contest for my sister Charlotte Giza 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 for ALL … Read More
“Depression is a physical illness.” —Terry Bradshaw In June of 2011, I was on top of the world. I had discovered Starting Strength a year ago that month thanks to my husband, Diego. I was out of back pain. I had joined a dance company again. I opened my business, Fivex3 Training, and was slowly gaining clients, meeting people and rehearsing … Read More
Juliana joined us in September of 2018. She started training twice a week, as that was all her schedule would allow at the time. And she stuck with it as best she could. However, in December of 2018, she got pretty sick (it was that time of year for a lot of our members!!) and her strength gains took a … Read More
Kelly is an all around bad ass woman. Lawyer, strongwoman competitor, powerlifter, hiker, dog lover, wife, daughter. She joined Fivex3 in 2014, a few months after her first Charm City Strongwoman Contest. We have had the privilege to coach her for the past five years and look forward to many, many more years of gainzzzz.. 😉 Here is Kelly.
Jamien began training with us in 2017. Check out his video below to learn more about his experience here at Fivex3 Training.
Mackenzie joined us about a year ago after training on her own. I will let her tell her story in her own words. 😉
On Monday, September 10, 2018, one of my clients sent me a text with some bad news: “Hi Emily. So I have some bad news. I was in a car accident this morning and I broke my arm. I am totally okay otherwise but honestly my first reaction was just being angry that I won’t get to compete on Sunday. … Read More
Every new client who walks through our doors to begin their strength training program is handed a composition book (which really makes our current clients mad and subsequently say to me “Hey, where was my book when I started????!!) Why do we give them a book? Because from day one of their training, we want them to understand the … Read More
Lie down. And get up. Every day. We do a lot of getting up and down here at Fivex3 Training. It’s just routine by now. We don’t really think about this too often, but being able to get down and get up is a very important skill for health and longevity. Over the past several years, I have had the … Read More
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