Hostyle Conditioning

food intolerances and weight loss

Food Intolerances Halt Weight Loss?

Meanwhile, at breakfast or for us Intermittant Fasters at about 10 am or 12 noon after a heavy workout and several hours of work I’m powering down a half dozen eggs, bacon and avacado reading about food intolerance and common food allergies. Reading aloud to myself, “ 90% of food allergies are caused by peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, milk, eggs, soy and wheat products…hmm.  And I think to myself well, good thing I’m not allergic to eggs—that would suck!”[…]

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strength for muscle size

The Best Workout for Size

Bill and Ted were two young bucks that loved hitting the gym on a weekly basis.  They loved the feel of feeling their biceps burn from a good set of curls and their pecs flair up with blood from a couple sets of 10 on the bench.  But overall they weren’t satisfied with their overall size.  They’ve been hitting the gym steadily for several months in a row now and they’d gotten a little shape to their bodies, but not[…]

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run like hellth ottawa hostyle conditioning

Run Like HELL-th 5 and 10k Sept 28th 2014

September is a crazy month at Hostyle – Our next event that we are part of is 2014 Run like Hell-th. This is our 3rd year for this event its a 5 and 10 km walk or run. We raise money to send local kids to sports camps in Orleans through Ottawa Capital Sports Camps. Great cause and its only $20 and you get a t shirt too! Register here: http://www.runlikehealthottawa.com/ Curd Hos

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Stop Feeding the FAT: Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

Nutrition for Young Athletes “So let’s talk about food for a minute kids!” “What about it?  I hate food.  Food makes you fat!” “What…!” This was  a paraphrase of a conversation I had with a young athlete the other day in utter need of some words of wisdom in regarding food choices and nutrient selection. The problem with much of today’s youth regarding weight issues or lack of performance is multi-faceted and centers around their daily intake of quality nutrients[…]

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stop hunger cravings

9 Ways to Curb Your Hunger While Losing Fat

We all know that dieting sucks!  But at times it is a necessary measure where you want to be whether it’s fitting into a nice pair of jeans from your past, competing in your first bodybuilding show, or just looking fabulous for the beach.  One of the many things that can hold you back from accomplishing your goals is hunger. Controlling our biological urges to eat is no simple task anymore.  In tims long since past it was easy to[…]

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Obesity Solved – The Problem with Waiting until There’s a Problem

The biggest realization that I had the other day is that humans are inherently lazy or rather we don’t really care so much about the things that could possibly kills us or cause us problems in the future because we simply don’t think about them until they become a problem.  Take obesity for example.  This process of getting so drastically out of shape doesn’t happen overnight.  It’s over the course of years and years of nutrition abuse and lack of[…]

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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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