Hostyle Conditioning

June2014

dynamic effort training for powerlifting

Max Velocity – Faster Lifts = Bigger Lifts

One of the key implements in training programs is how fast you can move the bar or a concept we call Dynamic Effort or Speed Training.  For those of us that are “grinders” or have the ability to generate force over a long period of time, generally one of the limitations in our training programs is the ability to generate force really, really fast.  Now this doesn’t mean that “grinders” are weak, it just means our nervous system isn’t as[…]

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chronic back pain

Lower Back Pain Sufferers Need This

You wakeup every morning and rub your eyes as you lie lazily in bed.  The alarm chirps at you once more and you slowly swing your legs out of bed.  You reach up and stretch while your back screams in agony at the sudden movement.  You try and stand up and your back goes full DEFCON 1, slamming you back down into your bed in pain.  Sound familiar? Chronic low back pain plagues millions and millions of people every year. […]

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fat loss with cheat night

Fueling Your Fat Loss – The Cheat Night

Your macros are set, your food is prepped and you’re slamming out some awesome sessions in the gym every week.  The pounds of stubborn fat are falling off you like a stack of cheese curds around a pack of hungry teenagers and you’re happy.  Really happy—UNTIL the results just STOP!  We’ve all been at this point in our nutrition at some point or another, so don’t get discouraged.  This plateau of body fat and weight loss that occurs after a[…]

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