Hostyle Conditioning

August2012

Run like Hell – th 5 and 10 k walk – run – to send kids to sports camp

So now its time to focus on our next event the “run like Hell-th” 5 and 10k walk and run – to raise money to send kids to sports camps next summer. This is being put on by Dr Beauchamp Chiropractic and Hostyle Conditioning. It takes place Sunday September 30th in Orleans – Cost is $20 and includes an event T shirt – Who’s in for a challenge and ready to help local kids who’s families can’t afford sports camps?[…]

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Holiday Monday Hostyle Workout

Next Monday is holiday so we at Hostyle Conditioning will be holding one class at 7 pm It will be an outdoor kettlebell / obstacle course workout Meet at Hostyle for 6:45 pm Monday Last Holiday Monday we did it and it was a blast!!  

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Hostyle Conditioning Fun , Sun , and Kettlebells at the Beach

This Past Saturday August 25th Tobin Decou , Dr Nathalie Beauchamps and yours truly, set up a free kettlebell workout at the beach at Petrie island in Orleans. We invited our regulars and anyone else who wanted to tryout kettlebells to join us. It was a blast! It was Hot! It was Hostyle! We started at noon and we had a great turn out of our Hostyle athletes as well as many new people who were anxious to try their[…]

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Hostyle – How to recover from a cheat meal….

  If you plan out your diet well, there’s no reason why you can’t add a cheat meal into the diet from time to time. Cheat meals can be a great way to indulge and satisfy some food cravings you are experiencing and as long as you are making sure that you account for them, they won’t set you back in progress. When cheat meals come unplanned however, that’s when you may run into some problems. Especially if these unplanned[…]

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Hostyle Testimonial

Hey Curd; My partner and I have adopted the 300 set following a previous article of yours. We started with a bench press with 1 plate on each side. After almost killing ourselves, we back it up a notch and did it with 35’s…….wow – what a pump. We now apply it to our back workouts. Thanks for that tip, it created a whole new excercise event. we call it the “300 day” and we dread it By the way[…]

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Hostyle Kettlebell Awesomeness

  Last nite for the 5 and 7 pm kettlebell class I kept it simple yet deadly It was the following 30 seconds of Swings Planks Kettlebell Punch Outs Round 1 repeat once then rest 60 secs Round 2 Repeat 2 times then rest 60 secs Round 3 Repeat 3 times then rest 60 secs Round 4 Repeat 4 times then rest 60 secs Round 5 Repeat 3 times then rest 60 secs Round 6 Repeat 2 times then rest[…]

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Kettlebell Workouts Burn Calories Fast

Here is a cool article I just read regarding how effective 20 mins of kettlebells training is. Study Backs Up Claims That Swinging Kettlebells Pays Fitness Dividends By Jennifer Warner Feb. 12, 2010 — A centuries-old piece of cast iron exercise equipment may be the latest fitness craze for would-be strongmen, but a new study shows it still delivers the goods.The cannonball-shaped cast iron orbs called kettlebells were originally developed by Russian strongmen in the early 1700s to quickly build[…]

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Hostyle Powerlifting with Big Phil

Hey everyone, Today, I’m going to quickly go over how I run powerlifting on Wednesday nights. In April, I began teaching a “powerlifting” class. I considered this opportunity as an interesting challenge because, when it comes to training, everyone comes along with different baggage. I was lucky enough that most participants had the ability to put a bar on their back. For those that could, I wanted to establish a working weight for their squats so I kept it simple.[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Kettlebell / Prowler Gauntlet Workout

I hadn’t coached a Saturday morning class in quite a few weeks, so when Daryl said he needed the morning off I was glad to take the 8 and 9 am class. So I wanted to do a tough workout that pushed Cardio, Core and Strength workout so I threw down the classic Kettlebell – Prowler combo We lined up kettlebells from 8 kg to 40 kg in 4 kg increments and loaded up the prowlers with 12 and 16[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning – vacations and weight gain

  Today I want to speak to you about Vacations and weight gain. I have many clients who gets stressed about vacation time while they are trying to lose weight. I also talk about how to get out of vacation mode once it’s over and get back to your training and eating better. All too often people fall off the wagon completely after going on vacation and a week off turns into 3 months of no training and going back[…]

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