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Hostyle Conditioning on why Zumba sucks

Why I think Zumba Sucks…This title could also be ‘Why I think Elliptical Training Sucks” To be really honest I don’t think it sucks…well not for the first 30 – 60 days anyway if you are very, very out of shape physically and lack the mental capacity to push your body very hard. Both these areas start to improve once you start training. So as a tool to get your ass off the couch and into training and into the[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning ….Focus on the Nutrition as well as the training

  One of the MOST important aspects of losing body fat and gaining lean, firm, muscle tone is proper nutrition. I’ll go as far as saying that nutrition is responsible for 80% of the results. Remember this You can always eat more calories than you burn Here is an example for you You can eat a snickers bar in 12 seconds flat but It will take you over an hour on the treadmill to burn the same snickers bar NOT[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning 6 am workout Ottawa Kettlebell Bootcamp 613-830-9300

I really liked this workout this morning, It incorporated Cardio, strength and core. We had 2 lanes going one had the prowler the other had the sled which had to be pulled backwards. While a person was doing this combo, everyone else was on a different station and once someone finished their prowler /sled combo everyone one rotated stations and then someone else had their turn on the prowler/sled combo. Then each round we increased the number of trips to[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning 1000 rep challenge 613-830-9300 www.hostyleconditioning.com

This morning marked the return of the 1000 rep challenge! it consisted of 1000 reps 4 Rounds Kettlebell Swings – 100 reps Angry Kats – 50 reps Chins – 25 reps Squat Thrusters – 25 1/2 get ups – 10 side Deadlifts – 10 Burpees – 20 the faces of a 1000 reps All focus Pushing thru Just a little More Concentrate on 5 reps at time

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Labour Day Monday Kettlebell Obstacle Course Workout

We just finished an awesome kettlebell obstacle workout outside this evening. We decided to have one class at 7 pm because it was the holiday Monday. We had 30 people come out for a great workout, The evening was warm but not too hot and everyone was pumped for a great workout to end a great long weekend! We did a good warm and then split up into 4 teams.     While Tobin laiid out the obstacle course I[…]

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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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