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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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Hostyle Conditioning – Train outside your box PLUS weekly weigh in

  In today’s Video It’s back to the weekly weigh in and I talk about training outside your box or comfort zone. One of the best aspects of the training we do at Hostyle is the variety of different training disciplines. From barbells and weights to kettlebells and sandbags, We Incorporate yoga and mobility with cardio and endurance. I believe that you should also do this with chosing some of your fitness and conditioning goals. As a powerlifter i have[…]

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Hostyle Powerlifting – World meet Phil Landry

Hey everyone, I have been working with Curd for a few months now and he has asked me to maintain a blog at Hostyleconditioning.com. It will consist primarily of my thoughts about training, but we’ll see where it goes! I suppose I should start by providing you with a little bit of background about me. I have been lifting weights since I was 15 years old. I have been very lucky in that, my parents insisted I remain active, and[…]

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Bench Press, Spartan 2013 and Hostyle Kettlebell system dvd

I know I havent done a video blog in quite sometime, I’ve been meaning to get to it sooner so with out further BS reasons here I go.     Like I was saying in the video the bench meet went very well here was my first attempt at 365 ish pounds Then I went up to 403 ish then for my 3rd attempt 424 ish There was more left in me , but the game plan was to get back to[…]

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What did you do after supper Last Nite?

It’s often a long day..supper’s done and the kids are finally in bed asleep hopefully if it’s after 9 pm. What now? Watch some crappy reality TV Show (lose a few brain cells)? Eat some Shit Quality Food like chips and ice cream (ooohh it’s low fat the label says)? How Many Reality Shows do you think This Lady watches….. Drink a few too many Beers or glasses of wine – telling yourself it’s good for your health to have[…]

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What happens when u train at Hostyle Conditioning

Close your eyes….   Take a deep breath….   Now imagine what it would feel like if you …   • Were 30 lbs lighter • Were able to run 5 k • Can play with your kids all day outside and not be tired • Could dance with your partner all night • Could move better than ever with no pain   Keep your eyes closed and picture yourself …   • Trying on new smaller sized clothes •[…]

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This Picture and Caption caused some mixed feelings

  It all started with this picture I posted on facebook   Off course I got a bunch of funny responses… but I also got this one “ok have to say something here, where is it written that we are to pass judgement on even question an other persons physical looks? your questions is a valid one Curd Hos but it is one that would need asking to the person, not others that have no true idea of what the man’s reasons[…]

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Spartan – “Courageous in the face of pain, danger, or adversity” AND MUD!!!

On June 2/3, the Spartan Sprint Race returned to Ottawa.   The race was 5k of running with about 20 crazy obstacles at the Rideau-Carleton Race Way.      Spartan races are a unique challenge ~   one does not know what obstacles are going to be on the course until one arrives at each.  Last year, the  terrain (Camp Fortune) made the race a challenge. This year, the terrain was pretty tame, but the MUD was  insane.     By the time we (seven Hostyle athletes) started our races around noon on Sunday,  it was raining yet AGAIN and the footing was nothing but mud and slippery grass.[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Shoulder Mobility

Here’s a video of our shoulder mobility workout that we finished our max effort workout with. Using the Hostyle stretch bands is a great way to really hit the smaller muscles and ligaments in the shoulder girdle. Two areas of the body that next constant mobility improvement are the shoulders and the hips. No matter who u are, what your level of athleticism is keep working these two areas.     The results in your mobility, functionality and physical performance[…]

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Mobility Mobility Mobility

You can never work mobility enough especially for the hips and shoulders. So with Tonites 6 pm Mobility class I am starting a week long focus on the shoulders. Not only will we be doing it tonite but it will be added to the end of every workout this week. Also don’t forget that its Squat Thruster month in June. Every day we are doing 25 squat thrusters. Squats are elbows to knees in depth and we are using a[…]

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