Hostyle Conditioning

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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Workout Archive

Friday May 24th 150 swings 40 spiderman push ups 40 clean and press then lunge left then right 100 swings 30 spiderman push ups 30 clean and press Lunge left lunge right 50 swings 20 spiderman push ups 20 clean and press lunge left lunge right Guys use the 24 kg bell for swings Gals use the 16 kg bell Monday May 20th Long weekend Finisher As with all Monday on long weekend we run a 7 pm blended class[…]

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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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Deadlift Seminar Was a Blast!

Last Saturday was a blast! Students came from as far as Toronto to learn the proper techniques and some inside tips to deadlift like a beast! “Captain Smash,” Jesse Howland, and the boss, Curd Hos, gave students an in-depth look at how to lift weights from the floor. Students learned not only the different types of deadlifts but also how to properly do each one — such as the conventional deadlift, the sumo, straight-legged, Romanian, rack pulls, and more. Jesse[…]

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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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Weightloss

“10 Tips to Lose 10 Pounds in 10 Days!” Want to slim down for that upcoming graduation, wedding, or dinner party? Want to fit into that bikini or get your body beach-ready for the summer? Then get Hostyle’s free “10 tips to lose 10 pounds in 10 days” right now! Written by a real-world, competition-experienced Orleans personal trainer, this simple yet eye-opening report will share with you shortcuts like… … And so much more! Just enter your email address and[…]

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