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The Resolution for A Seductive Bodyfat

Sally was back at it again.  The holidays were over, Christmas had gone by in a flash of tinsel, holly and festive Christmas cookies; while New Years was a blur of far too many wine bottles and party streamers.  But all that was said and done.  Now onto the New Year’s resolutions Sally had set out for herself.  Sally had come along ways from battling the bulge of last year and had taken her coaches advice to perform some more[…]

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Solutions to New Years Weight Loss Resolutions

The Solution to Your Resolution

Bill and Sly were at it again, and this time it was personal.  After bagging their buck and dragging it back to the truck, Sly reinforced his friends’ thoughts of coming to train with him.  The very next day Sly called Bill up to go into the gym and workout.  It was a wakeup call to Bill after seeing Sly drag the deer mostly by himself back to the truck, while he huffed and puffed along behind dragging only his[…]

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Are You Ready For 2015? Here Are 5 Fitness Trends That…

Hostyle has Been Doing Since 2010!  You know there’s all this talk about new fitness trends and doing this style of training and that style of training to help get in shape, lose weight, burn fat, get stronger and just plain be more awesome.  What’s really awesome is that Hostyle is already doing them, besides that Zumba shiz, that stuff is just silly!  Might as well go out to the club and dance you’re butt of every single night, if[…]

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Training versus working out

Do You Even Lift: Workouts Are Not Training

Stephanie loved to workout, in fact you could say she was a bit obsessed with the gym. Every day she could be seen coming to the gym like clockwork at the wee early morning hours to hoist some weights around and then power through some cardio.  Sometimes she even came back in the evening if she didn’t feel like she worked hard enough. Although that wasn’t her real problem… Steph really wanted to do a figure show in the summer[…]

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Weight Loss Ottawa

Sally’s Top Secret Fat Loss Trick

Sally was doing everything right or so she thought.  She had been cross-training with weekly bouts of running and weight training with some light weights at home as per her friend Susan’s guidance to help her fat loss goals, but she still wasn’t seeing the results she wanted.  Sally knew there had to be something she was missing, so she thought she’d stop in at the local gym to get an assessment to figure out where she was going wrong.[…]

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mass gaining workout for youth

The Quest for More Mass: Bigger Lifts Equal Bigger Bodies

Allen Little and Johnny Heft were blasting their way through another rough set of bench pressing with Jay Cutler’s new Massive Chest Training program.   Over the past few weeks with Kevin’s new secret formula for gaining mass they added another inch to both their arms and chests and they were feeling good.  But as with every lifter they wanted more bang for their buck.  They were lagging behind on their other body parts and starting to look a little out[…]

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IDFA Ottawa Gatineau Classic bodybuilding and figure

How to Build An Award Winning Physique

First, off I’d like to congratulate my two physique competitors Natalie and Laura on their big wins this weekend!  Natalie ended up placing 1st in Masters Physique and 2nd in Open Physique, while Laura rocked out an impressive 3rd place in the bikini division.  You guys are awesome and I’m so proud to be your coach for your journey into bodybuilding and competitions. In light of this weekends activity, I just have to say that unlike many others in the[…]

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City under lockdown

Today’s Emergency schedule for Classes tonite

OK Hostyle peeps..definitely a crazy day in our Kick ass city of Ottawa today I am hearing that many clients are still in lock down…. So here is the schedule for tonite 7 pm Kettlebell Class will Happen for those of you who can make it 8 pm Kbell cancelled 7 pm Orientation cancelled 8 pm Fat Furnace cancelled Back to normal Thursday Thx Be Safe Curd

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Orleans Athletics

Your Sport Specific Training is [email protected]

John Twirt and Matt Clod were two young hockey players with dreams of playing pro. Their parents supported their desires with year-long hockey programs, along with the endless ice time and hockey camps, one after another. Everything was going fine until they reached a certain level of play.  Their troubles began in PeeWee where they were constantly getting hurt from minor injuries and they were gassed after practice.  One of their coaches, Sean Notsofar noticed their skills needed some work[…]

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beginning powerlifting

Five Things Done Totally Wrong in Powerlifting

So you’re probably wondering why I have a picture of my car dash as the lead into this posting. Well, I’ll tell you I have a good reason for it.  You see, I keep all of my very important reminders in life in places that I see every day, my dash being one of them. Attached to the rearview mirror I keep pieces of myself that remind me of certain aspects of my life.  Like the OSU Civil War Mardi[…]

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