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Hostyle hits the Springtime Running….

Now that its awesome outside again we have started incorporating running back into our training here at Hostyle.   Many of us are getting ready for Spartan in June and The Army run in September as well as our own “Run Like Hell-th” 5 and 10 km event in September too. Not to mention the crazy amount of 5 and 10 k’s that happen virtually every weekend from now till winter time. Then there’s the 1/2 marathons, full marathons, and[…]

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Video Review of some Kettlebell exercises that are often done wrong in training

When ever we start teaching kettlebells to individuals in class or to coaches and trainers in our Hostyle Kettlebell System certification, we cover quite a few different exercises. Sometimes we might not repeat certain kettlebell exercises often as there are many different moves aside from the core ones The basics that get repeated alot are; swings cleans clean and press snatch pendulums ATB’s ATH’s Catcher squats Crunches and V ups…… Then we have certain Kettlebell Moves that happen less often,[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Deadlift and Kettlebell Swings Hybrid Workout

Our next installment of Kettles and Powerlifting Hybrid training This was 8 rounds of Deadlifts for 5 Reps and Double Kettlebell Swingsfor 15 reps each…90 secs rest between sets Use a weight you can deadlift 10 -12 reps with and then a a moderate weight for your Bouble kettlebell swings..

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Hostyle Conditioning..Finishing last….Fucking Rocks!!!

  Finishing last….Fucking Rocks!!! A person’s ego has got to be the most fragile thing in existence sometimes! Putting your ego to the test is something very few people will ever have the courage to face. Fear is one of the most damaging powerful forces that we deal with. Put the 2 together and you can be stuck in one dark, and shitty place in your head and in your life. Fear stops a person from trying anything, sometimes all[…]

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Hostyle Manifesto – “Why” is Goal..Not “What” is your Goal!!!

Another of the Core Values at Hostyle Conditioning is setting your goals with “WHY”. WHY…do want to lose 20 lbs WHY…do u want to be able to Run 5k WHY…are u getting into the best Shape of your life.. I want to lose 20 lbs…WHY?…so u can be excited to wear that dress and improve your self esteem…. I want to run 5K..WHY?..so I can run the Spartan 5k so I can build that sense of accomplishment so That I[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning – does our brain even know what the hell our hands are doing?

This is a video of an observation I made today while sitting at a Diner today having a clean egg omelette. It really made me take notice of how oblivious we can be in regards to what are our every day actions are versus our goals and aspirations. After the Video please comment on what your thoughts are on how this applies to yourself or what you have seen in others around you?    

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Hostyle Manifesto – The Fitness Elite

I say it all the time at Hostyle, whether I coaching a class, shooting a video, or Working on our kettklebell dvd’s. I’m looking for the “real” in all aspects of Hostyle Conditioning. Real people – doing Real work – getting Real results – based in the Real world. Real People This means regular people, like you, like me. – Not pretty people, with perfect hair and $200 lulu lemon outfits. Not Trainers who have never been over weight or have[…]

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