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Top Conditioning Exercises for Youth Athletes

Top Six Conditioning Exercises for Youth Athletes

So there we were, panting on the floor, gasping for air.  Our heart and lungs felt like they were on fire!  Our legs were gooey and felt like melted candle wax and our upper back muscles gave out quiet little spasms as they flexed and relaxed under duress of the intense conditioning session we just performed. This is how it feels to push your body to the max and grind through endless rounds of high intensity physical efforts.  It’s not[…]

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Running After A Layoff

Be Fit To Run – Running After A Long Layoff

Running isn’t something that you typically here your typical meathead chatting about endlessly, but the truth of the matter is I really enjoy running.  It helps me focus, clear my head and I really don’t have to engage in any other thought process other than right foot, left foot, breathe. Running is one of those essential movement skills that everyone should be able to do in at least some capacity.  However it is often one of those skills that goes[…]

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Sluggish at Work? – Re-energize with the Hostyle Express Lunch Workout

Take a second to think. You’re busy at work, focusing on what you need to get done before you can head out for lunch. After stepping back in the office from your lunch, you start to feel tired then all of a sudden you crash! You’re sluggish and counting down the minutes until you’re finally done for the day, but now imagine escaping that crash and having more energy in the late afternoon. Which in return leaves yourself feeling refreshed;[…]

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Metabolic Damage - Fat Loss

Fat Loss – Taking a Break from Your Diet

We’ve all been on a diet from time to time and whether we’ve gotten good results or bad results one thing always remains true, when you get low on overall calories that chance to cheat is imminent.  Everything seems to be beckoning you to eat it.  Those late night nacho commercials and All You Can Eat Buffet’s get better and better with every passing moment.  Sooner rather than later you’re going to cheat, we all know it, halting your fat[…]

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Fitness for Moms

My mom was awesome and yours is too!  As most of you will agree, your mom is always going to be your number one, but have you considered that your mom’s health may suffer because of her fitness level?  Moms fitness is of utmost importance nowadays with the ever increasing demand on all of our time. You may dislike her at times, you might even fight with her, but who else can you say has always been there for you? […]

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Motivation for Exercise

A funny thing happened to me one day in an 0600hr physical training formation, while I was still in the Active Duty military.  Our Executive Officer at the time, turned to me and asked how I got my motivation for exercise at such an early hour of the morning. I turned to her and replied enthusiastically, “Well, I have two cups of coffee, foam roll,…and then snort a foot long line of cocaine of the kitchen counter!” The very next[…]

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Awesomeness at Hostyle this week

Some of the cool stuff that we saw at Hostyle this week….     Sabina adding some intensity to her Bring Sally up Push ups     Young Doug getting ready to Crush it on the Prowler!!     The 3 Amigos hitting some partner push-ups at the 7 pm general conditioning class Sean looking a little sideways after hitting the “Douchbag” Challenge in just over 50 minutes   Salima doing her first chin up ever!   Capt Smash teaching[…]

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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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Monday Holiday Hours at Hostyle

Here is the schedule for this upcoming Monday at Hostyle 6 am 12 noon 6pm 7pm 8pm classes as usual Personal Training and Semi Private will also be happening! PS   A quick not about bringing kids into Hostyle. Unless your child is in a youth class 9 – 13 and 14 – 19 children are not permitted anywhere on the training floor. I have let a parents once in while when they are absolutely stuck bring their child, but[…]

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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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