Confidence. Do YOU have it?

Confidence! Do you have it???

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys … Read More

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3rd Annual 2014 Charm City Strongwoman Contest Video

The video of the 2014 Charm City Strongwoman Contest. It was an extraordinary day with some amazingly strong and beautiful women. Thank you again to all of our amazing participants and sponsors and volunteers!! And the best part??? We raised over $13,000 for  Susie’s Cause – The Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation. What a day!!

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3rd Annual Charm City StrongWoman Contest 2014

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Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t. Rikki Rogers On Sunday, September 14, 2014, Fivex3 Training hosted the 3rd Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest in Baltimore to benefit the Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation, Susie’s Cause, a non-profit organization founded by David Rodman Cohan and his daughter, Susan … Read More

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Charm City Strongwoman 2014 Results

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We will be putting together a full review post and video for the contest, but for now we wanted to get the final score sheets out.  We had a small spreadsheet error with the Advanced group which resulted in awarding second and third places to the wrong  competitors.  The top three per group are as follows: Fun Group Tracy Pafel Kerry … Read More

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Got Protein?

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 “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook”~ Julia Child “So if I can’t eat this and I can’t eat that, what the HELL am I supposed to eat???” This USED to be my reaction to food and eating. I always felt like I was at a loss when it came to … Read More

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Client Profile of the Month: Meet Tom

As a female coach and gym owner, I attract a lot of women to my place and I put a great deal of emphasis on getting stronger, feeling better and most importantly, building self-confidence. I spend a great deal of my writing focusing on the importance of strength training for women and trying to dispel the many myths that are … Read More

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It’s finally here!!!! The 3rd Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest!

It’s here ladies!  The 3rd Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest! Whoo-hoo! We had such a blast last year, and we know that this year’s contest will be bigger and better than last year’s!!! The contest will take place on Sunday, September 14 from 9am  to 5pm. There will be three competition classes: Fun Group (beginner level), Advanced Group (strength train … Read More

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Ladies, What is YOUR Goal?

8. Look at your goals. Look at your behavior. Does your behavior match your goals? – See more at: http://www.tonygentilcore.com/blog/dan-john-quoteable-quotes/#sthash.RsH9Zjbd.dp “Look at your goals. Look at your behavior. Does your behavior match your goals?” Dan John Dan John is a man with great wisdom to share. His words ring in the ears of many strength coaches and lifters. Dan talks … Read More

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Pre and Post Workout Nutrition: What do you eat???

“Average people: Focus on food quality & quantity Remember: if you’re exercising for general health and fitness; if your goals are more modest; and/or you don’t have unique physiological needs… …then you probably don’t need any particular workout nutrition strategies.” From a new article by Brian St. Pierre – Precision Nutrition Today, I came across a great article from the … Read More

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It’s only a number.

“It can be an effective tool,” said Jennifer Linde, an associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, in Minneapolis. “It gives you feedback every day, and you can coach people to look at the number as a neutral thing. It doesn’t have to be a value judgment.” NY Times article – “Me Versus the Scale. The … Read More

emilyIt’s only a number.