CrossFit Brandon, FL

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What is Phase Five?

What is Phase Five?

Phase 5 Fitness is a functional fitness gym that provides its clients with the tools needed to reach their personal fitness goals. We do this primarily through our instructor led small-group personal training sessions.

Our classes are flexible and do not use a one size fits all approach to group fitness.

Over the past decade…Phase Five’s classes have provided structure, standards and quality instruction to a vast array of clients. This winning formula has helped us become one of the most sought after strength and conditioning facility in the country.

The Man Behind Phase Five

Phase Five was created by Eric Auciello, an acclaimed fitness-industry expert and author. He has been featured in a wide array of print and online publications such as Men’s Fitness, Tampa Tribune, Testosterone Nation, Breaking Muscle, Elite FTS, Performance Menu and many others.

Mr. Auciello is also a subject matter expert for the Department of Defense and is proud to have held a GSA contract to train our nations finest Soldiers, Marines, Airmen and Sailors.

Eric is a proud contractor for Humana and the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office. For these efforts Mr. Auciello has been awarded the title of honorary Sheriff Deputy.

Eric Auciello is also veteran of the US Army National Guard.

Brick and Mortar

The Phase 5 Fitness gym is located in Brandon, Florida and our state of the art facility has become a Mecca for all those who seek true health and fitness. Phase Five offers amenities such as spa-grade locker rooms featuring private showers, ample parking and over 6200 square feet of open training space. Please click here for a full facility tour.

What makes Phase Five different from other CrossFit gyms?

Two words…safety and education. Over the course of 10 years our program has experienced no serious training related injuries, including rhabdomyolysis, compartment syndrome, hospitalization, permanent disability, emergency services response or death. Unfortunately, this has become an increasing rare phenomenon within our community as more and more “cattle call” gyms enter the market. With this said…we recognize that structure and education is critical component in preventing injury. Our programming is periodized (planned)  and uses teaching progressions in order to keep you safe. In layman’s terms we teach you simple movements first and complex movements later.