Hostyle Conditioning

October2014

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Timing is everything … the Leucine factor

Timing is everything Timing your protein intake has been found to be critical for enhanced muscle mass and strength. Pre and Post workout supplementation increases physical performance, recovery and lean body mass, Muscle growth, and strength. The Leucine content of a protein source has an impact on protein synthesis. Previous studies have shown that leucine alone appears to be very effective in stimulating protein synthesis, and affects muscle growth. Leucine has been indicated to be the sole stimulator of protein[…]

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IDFA Ottawa Gatineau Classic bodybuilding and figure

How to Build An Award Winning Physique

First, off I’d like to congratulate my two physique competitors Natalie and Laura on their big wins this weekend!  Natalie ended up placing 1st in Masters Physique and 2nd in Open Physique, while Laura rocked out an impressive 3rd place in the bikini division.  You guys are awesome and I’m so proud to be your coach for your journey into bodybuilding and competitions. In light of this weekends activity, I just have to say that unlike many others in the[…]

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screw you scale I win hostyle.ca

Check out what Luc did in just 4 days…

I also Thought of calling the blog post “Screw you Scale, I win”   Hey Kids!! I am just checking in on you guys, we had some craziness on Wednesday that caused many things to get shut down including our Wed 8 pm session. But we must carry on with our lives despite the tragedy… One of our current 14 day Fat furnace clients Luc is doing just that He did a weigh in this morning after his 6 am[…]

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gaining size and mass

The Quest for Size for the Young Athlete

Allen Little and Johnny Heft were two young lifters in search of the perfect program that would make them huge and ripped for football.  Like most young athletes they found that bench presses and bicep curls left there chest and arms tired, but after about six weeks the gains they initially had stopped cold. “Dude, what could we be missing,” Allen stared at his biceps after an intense set of EZ-Bar curls. “I don’t know,” Johnny said, finishing his last[…]

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City under lockdown

Today’s Emergency schedule for Classes tonite

OK Hostyle peeps..definitely a crazy day in our Kick ass city of Ottawa today I am hearing that many clients are still in lock down…. So here is the schedule for tonite 7 pm Kettlebell Class will Happen for those of you who can make it 8 pm Kbell cancelled 7 pm Orientation cancelled 8 pm Fat Furnace cancelled Back to normal Thursday Thx Be Safe Curd

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Orleans Athletics

Your Sport Specific Training is [email protected]

John Twirt and Matt Clod were two young hockey players with dreams of playing pro. Their parents supported their desires with year-long hockey programs, along with the endless ice time and hockey camps, one after another. Everything was going fine until they reached a certain level of play.  Their troubles began in PeeWee where they were constantly getting hurt from minor injuries and they were gassed after practice.  One of their coaches, Sean Notsofar noticed their skills needed some work[…]

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beginning powerlifting

Five Things Done Totally Wrong in Powerlifting

So you’re probably wondering why I have a picture of my car dash as the lead into this posting. Well, I’ll tell you I have a good reason for it.  You see, I keep all of my very important reminders in life in places that I see every day, my dash being one of them. Attached to the rearview mirror I keep pieces of myself that remind me of certain aspects of my life.  Like the OSU Civil War Mardi[…]

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food intolerances: yeasts

The Missing Link To Your Ideal Weight

Kelly was at it again.  She was on her third diet in the past three months and even though she was exercising hard four times a week she was stuck on her weight loss.  She was tired of struggling through her daily grind and still not getting anywhere fast.    Supposedly she was doing everything right.  She was eating lots of protein rich foods, cutting down on all carbs, having a good serving a protein after her heavy weight training days[…]

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when to eat it post workout nutrition

What You Should Eat and When to Eat It

There’s a lot of craziness nowadays with the 5W’s on nutrition.  Who should eat this?  When do I eat that?  Where do I eat it?  What do I eat it with?  And why am I eating this sandwich again?  A whole bunch of questions on nutrition and very little solid answers, other than it depends. Oh it depends alright on a lot of things, like who you are, what you’re doing, when you’re doing it, why you’re doing it.  But[…]

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