Hostyle Conditioning

November2014

overtraining and recovery

The Problems with Being Overly Awesome and Training Too Much

Kala sat at her computer screen wondering what kind of awesome workout she would attempt today.  Let’s see she thought to herself, we did train legs yesterday, but my legs still don’t feel too bad today. I’ll just throw in this workout I found online with some series of plyometric jumps and lunges. That should be okay!  Then we’ll polish them off with some nice leg press and split squat jumps, and then… The list went on to describe several[…]

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Training versus working out

Do You Even Lift: Workouts Are Not Training

Stephanie loved to workout, in fact you could say she was a bit obsessed with the gym. Every day she could be seen coming to the gym like clockwork at the wee early morning hours to hoist some weights around and then power through some cardio.  Sometimes she even came back in the evening if she didn’t feel like she worked hard enough. Although that wasn’t her real problem… Steph really wanted to do a figure show in the summer[…]

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Weight Loss Ottawa

Sally’s Top Secret Fat Loss Trick

Sally was doing everything right or so she thought.  She had been cross-training with weekly bouts of running and weight training with some light weights at home as per her friend Susan’s guidance to help her fat loss goals, but she still wasn’t seeing the results she wanted.  Sally knew there had to be something she was missing, so she thought she’d stop in at the local gym to get an assessment to figure out where she was going wrong.[…]

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mass gaining workout for youth

The Quest for More Mass: Bigger Lifts Equal Bigger Bodies

Allen Little and Johnny Heft were blasting their way through another rough set of bench pressing with Jay Cutler’s new Massive Chest Training program.   Over the past few weeks with Kevin’s new secret formula for gaining mass they added another inch to both their arms and chests and they were feeling good.  But as with every lifter they wanted more bang for their buck.  They were lagging behind on their other body parts and starting to look a little out[…]

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