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Hostyle video on the different bench grips

After the bench press seminar on saturday, I have had a few of the guys email me some questions. Which is great I want you to know Im here to help you guys out as much as I can. One of the questions that came up alot post seminar is the placement of the hands for wide, regular and, close or narrow grip. So while I was doing my volume bench training tonite I decided to shoot a quick video[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Ottawa Kettlebell Bootcamp 613-830-9300

Here is a little glimpse into the Kettlebell world inside of Hostyle Conditioning. We are committed to providing the best in kettlebell instruction in Ottawa. We focus on smaller groups allowing us to provide excellent coaching and technical training in kettlebells. Having our own dedicated facility allows us to run better bootcamps in ottawa as we have all kinds of equipment at our disposal for any class. whether it’s Kettlebell training, sandbags or prowlers, powerlifting or rowing we mix it[…]

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Hostyle why train your weakness’s

I did this video back in January 2012 and I had originally called it a post workout blog. What it really talks about is how I believe in improving on our weak areas. The areas I identify are: Strength Mobility Cardio Toughness Physical and mental When we consider our own capabilities we are going to be weak in at least one of these areas if not more. for some who have been sedentary for a long time, it could be[…]

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Hostyle Bench Press Seminar feedback

This past Saturday May 12th we held our Hostyle bench press seminar. 6 guys attended the 3 hour event which breaks down each person’s bench press technique and works on addressing their specific weak areas. We start with a proper mobility based warm up. Then we go over new bench technique as each lifter works his way up on the bench. Then we go on to establish new PR’s for each lifter. After that we go into what assistance exercises[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Ottawa Bootcamp 613-830-9300

  This Morning was a great workout for the 6 am crew. One of may favorite formats for training Ottawa bootcamps is Timed intervals. This is a great way to train a group of people who have different fitness levels. I pick a series of exercises and the group has to perform as mant reps as possible for the prescribed time. So is some in is fitter or stronger in burpees he or she will get more reps within the[…]

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Hostyle on Why I Like a Quickie

  Alright ..calm down perverts…it’s not what you think. We all get days where we are so busy that by the time the smoke clears it’s late in the day and we still havent got to our workout. It’s easy and common place for most of us to throw our hands up and say screw it we’ll workout tomorrow. But next thing you know tomorrow is the same story and and so on and so on. Next thing you know[…]

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Hostyle on dealing with a back issues

Having back issues is a real Pain!! (Sorry I just had to do that) Back pain especially lower back and sciatica is becoming all to common a problem for many people. Most of the time it’s due to extremely weak core area. The core is not just the abdominal section but also the lower back, obliques, hip flexor region and the glutes. When this area is not conditioned properly as a whole, the lower spine is not readily supported and[…]

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Hostyle Sandbag Training

What a great morning workout! Warm up Prowler Rabid Kats X 10 Amrap 30 (As Many Rounds As Possible in 30 Minutes of Sandbag Shouldering 5 per side Stairs with sandbag –  2 trips Sandbag Push Press X 10 Sandbag Squats X 10  

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