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Hostyle Youth Conditioning

Hostyle Youth Conditioning

Special Youth Conditioning Interview with former US NAVY SEAL Stew Smith

Stew Smith, a former Navy SEAL, Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach and fantastic strength and fitness writer joins CPT SMASH to share his insights on youth strength training and conditioning. Stew started out as an enthusiastic football player and powerlifter, who joined the US Navy SEALs, serving eight years as part of a SEAL team and now focuses his efforts on providing superior strength and conditioning programs to help develop and prepare the tactical athlete to sustain the rigors of[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Renee KB swing

Hostyle Youth Conditioning – Teaching the Kettlebell Swing and Hip Mobility

The kettlebell swing is one of my favorite go-to exercises for teaching younger athletes how to hinge from the hips and develop that explosive power necessary for all sporting activities.   In order to utilize the hips effectively an athlete must first recognize that the hips are where all of your power comes from and in order to harness that power they have to be able to engage their glutes, hamstrings and adductors to drive their movements. This is the basic[…]

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Even Fitness Coaches Need A Coach

It may surprise a lot of you to hear, but even great fitness coaches need their own coaches.  Why?  Because no one can look at themselves objectively and see what is truly going on behind the closed veil of our minds.  We are our own worst enemy when it comes to dealing with problems regarding issues that we are truly passionate about to the point of going nowhere fast.  Just look at this example of my pursuit of a better[…]

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Youth Conditioning - CPT SMASH Rack Pulls

Youth Conditioning – Rack Pulls

In today’s Youth Conditioning segment I had a small class so we cut away to the weight room for some rack pulls!  Now rack pulls are a fairly intense exercise that can really load up the body with some serious poundage.   What is the rack pull you say?  Well, just watch this short little video clip on the Rack Pull for a full explanation. The rack pull is an awesome lift that helps prepare younger athletes for those bigger[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Getting started in your 40’s

Hostyle is all about getting better as we get older in fact this is our Mission Statement Hostyle is focused on transforming men and women by helping them achieve levels of strength and conditioning they never thought possible! We exist to crush the limitations that keep people from living the extraordinary life they have always wanted. Our dynamic training focuses on strength & cardio conditioning, weight loss, and overall fitness principles which help our clients improve their mobility, energy levels[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Youth Assessments with the Cumberland Grads Major Atom A Team

So last night was a blast and our first team assessment for the Cumberland Grads Major Atom “A” Hockey team! Awesome experience and I can’t wait for more tonight! Busy running through the numbers right now for these young athletes! Connect with Hostyle  Youth Conditioning on Facebook  to get your athlete an assessment to see where they need to work on for their competitive sports today! And tell em’ CPT SMASH sent them! SMASH IT! -CPT SMASH Cumberland Grads Major[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Can Exercise Make Kids Smarter?

Here’s a really good article that talks about the correlation between exercise and kids brain function. Written by By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS In an experiment published last month, researchers recruited schoolchildren, ages 9 and 10, who lived near the Champaign-Urbana campus of the University of Illinois and asked them to run on a treadmill. The researchers were hoping to learn more about how fitness affects the immature human brain. Animal studies had already established that, when given access to running wheels,[…]

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Hostyle Youth Conditioning news

Hi moms and dads, This Wednesday at 4 pm We are running youth Conditioning assessments We will be assessing – mobility – stability – strength – cardiovascular capability – explosiveness – stamina each youth will be shown their own strengths and weakness’s This will be valuable to determine over all training needs as well as be able to retest to show how they are improving. only 8 spots per session $20 per youth Email [email protected] or call 613-830-9300 to get[…]

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Youth Conditioning – avoid it and you your kids will suffer!

I don’t know if the title for this blog post was too harsh, or maybe not harsh enough. The subject of youth conditioning is a pretty close to my heart for many, many reasons. Not the least of which is the fact that I have 2 kids, a girl 10 and a boy 12, and that I own and operate Hostyle Conditioning. But it goes so much further these days… Childhood obesity is at an all time high, kids are[…]

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