Hostyle Conditioning

Motivational Picture of the day!

Don’t feel like training today, maybe a little tired from the weekend? or maybe your one of these ” I’m too busy to train for 30 minutes today” people? What do you thinks stops this guy from doing anything!!!

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The Eric 100

  Many of the traininees at Hostyle conditioning have been hearing about the Eric 100. Eric Whissle who has lost 150 lbs with us is getting ready to go info Surgery in May to have his excess skin from the huge weightloss removed. Before he goes in he wanted to really add a big push in his training before he is off for a few weeks after his surgery. So he decided he was going to do 100 sit-ups after[…]

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Hostyle benching in Cornwall last Saturday

  Once again we hit up Quest gym in Cornwall for some heavy benching   I was feeling better from the bronchitis so I was ready to get a better workout in. warm up Raw bench 315 for 8 Reverse black bands 315 for 10 405 for 6 495 for 5 545 for 2 585 for 1 with a little help on the mid part 585 for 1 almost got it better attempt Shirted bench 495 for 1 585 for[…]

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Hostyle Jamieson getting ready for the Belleville Strongman

Our very one Jamieson is getting ready for the Belleville strongman in about a month’s time. Here is some video of J-Dawg down some farmers hold training at the end of his Log press workout. This first video has J doing 180 lbs per hand holding for 40 seconds The second Video shows J-Dawg doing a set with 210 lbs per hand and holding it for 38 seconds

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Hostyle and Peter Hamilton the comeback kid!!

As many of you may or may not know, before the amazing Eric Whisslle came on the scene and lost 150+ lbs. We had another inspirational transformation with Peter Hamilton. Pete had lost over 120 lbs with us at Hostyle Conditioning. Infact Peter was Eric’s Inspiration when Eric started with us 18 months ago. Then Peter had some big kicks in the face from life, he lost his job adn was unemployed for months, knowing he had to do something[…]

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Benching In Cornwall Friday Nite

It had been about 5 weeks since i trained with boys in Montreal. I was pumped about meeting up with the crew this time in Cornwall at Quest Gym on 5th  St. Tom, the owner has a great no nonsense hard core facility there and naturally I loved it. It was supposed to be heavy Shirted bench , but after i warmed up and looked thru my gym bag I saw that I had forgot my powerlifting belt and without the belt[…]

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Hostyle 300 Wake up Kettlebell Challenge

Tobin has been busy working on some great challenges for the kettlebell classes, Instead of sleeping at night he works his kettlebell magic (does he sleep hanging upside down?) His latest work of Evil Kettlebell Genius consisted of the Hostyle 300 Wake up Kettlebell challenge for the Beginner level. here it is…. 40 x 2 Handed Swings 20 x Upright Rows and Press 40 x Kettlebell Crunches 40 x Catchers Squats (elbows touch) 20 x Kettlebell Pushups 40 x Around the[…]

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Hostyle on the importance of Protein

  One of the most basic fundamentals fo Hostyle nutrition is Protein intake. Yesterday I spoke to 15 atheletes from “The Farm” youth conditioning. Watching Shawn working the boys hard I knew it was important for me to address protein requirements. Shawn had asked me earlier in the week if I could do a talk on nutrition mid week for his spring camp. I could have have talked about many aspects, but with only 30 minutes as a time frame, I[…]

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