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Hostyle Testimonial

Hey Curd; My partner and I have adopted the 300 set following a previous article of yours. We started with a bench press with 1 plate on each side. After almost killing ourselves, we back it up a notch and did it with 35’s…….wow – what a pump. We now apply it to our back workouts. Thanks for that tip, it created a whole new excercise event. we call it the “300 day” and we dread it By the way[…]

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Hostyle Kettlebell Awesomeness

  Last nite for the 5 and 7 pm kettlebell class I kept it simple yet deadly It was the following 30 seconds of Swings Planks Kettlebell Punch Outs Round 1 repeat once then rest 60 secs Round 2 Repeat 2 times then rest 60 secs Round 3 Repeat 3 times then rest 60 secs Round 4 Repeat 4 times then rest 60 secs Round 5 Repeat 3 times then rest 60 secs Round 6 Repeat 2 times then rest[…]

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Kettlebell Workouts Burn Calories Fast

Here is a cool article I just read regarding how effective 20 mins of kettlebells training is. Study Backs Up Claims That Swinging Kettlebells Pays Fitness Dividends By Jennifer Warner Feb. 12, 2010 — A centuries-old piece of cast iron exercise equipment may be the latest fitness craze for would-be strongmen, but a new study shows it still delivers the goods.The cannonball-shaped cast iron orbs called kettlebells were originally developed by Russian strongmen in the early 1700s to quickly build[…]

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Hostyle Powerlifting with Big Phil

Hey everyone, Today, I’m going to quickly go over how I run powerlifting on Wednesday nights. In April, I began teaching a “powerlifting” class. I considered this opportunity as an interesting challenge because, when it comes to training, everyone comes along with different baggage. I was lucky enough that most participants had the ability to put a bar on their back. For those that could, I wanted to establish a working weight for their squats so I kept it simple.[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Kettlebell / Prowler Gauntlet Workout

I hadn’t coached a Saturday morning class in quite a few weeks, so when Daryl said he needed the morning off I was glad to take the 8 and 9 am class. So I wanted to do a tough workout that pushed Cardio, Core and Strength workout so I threw down the classic Kettlebell – Prowler combo We lined up kettlebells from 8 kg to 40 kg in 4 kg increments and loaded up the prowlers with 12 and 16[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning – vacations and weight gain

  Today I want to speak to you about Vacations and weight gain. I have many clients who gets stressed about vacation time while they are trying to lose weight. I also talk about how to get out of vacation mode once it’s over and get back to your training and eating better. All too often people fall off the wagon completely after going on vacation and a week off turns into 3 months of no training and going back[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Kettlebell Spartan Training outside

Last Night we hit the Hills for some Kettlebell – Spartan Style Training We had the following Kettlebell Stations set up along the Course up and and down the Hill. ATH – Around the Head Upright Row and Press Towel Swings Also Sled Dragging Sled Pulling Pony Jump Station Big Hill run at the beginning of each round then short runs between stations Round # 1 10 reps of all stations Round # 2 20 reps Round # 3 30[…]

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Bench Training Session Log

Todays Bench Session Saturday max effort bench Aug 4 5 sets of 3 rep took last week off benching 445 Set 1 1 st tough 2 and. 3 Set 2 1st gr8 2 good 3 little help Set 3 1st awesome 2 good 3 better Set 4 same as above Set 5 same Speed Chain benching 5 sets of 3 4 chains 20lbs each 255 in plate weight Dips BDW 5 sets 10 reps 10 reps 10 reps 10 reps[…]

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Road to 275 Weekly Weigh in

  Back to the weekly weigh ins…. So been consistent with the couch to 5k run program – Monday – Wednesday – Friday. Two Murderous Kettlebell workouts Saturday and Mondaym as well my benching on Tuesdays and Saturdays. It was time to see what the sclae thought of all that… Here is the results of my last 2 weeks…     How are your goals coming along? Crush it!!    

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OMG its a “BAT” man ! Workout

I know alot of bloggers and Vloggers are making the most of the term “BATMAN” and the Dark Knight as headlines for their emails and writing to act as a great Hook to get you guys to read or open up their emails, Our Workout is a bit of a different story… For our 6 am workout this morning I had planned a really cool reverse sled Pulling workout where everyone had to work a certain exercise until one person[…]

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