Hostyle Conditioning

It hurts when I do practically anything……

Aches and pains  I hear it all the time , my back is sore My shoulders hurt My knees ache   There are many reasons that this is happening  As most of my clientele is over 40 some if it’s due to getting older.   To be very honest that’s also a bullshit excuse, these aches and pains are mostly due to inactivity, poor mobility and carrying extra pounds (excess body fat isn’t functional).   All of which are reversible[…]

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Hostyle Podcast May 29th 2013

  May 29th 2013 Peter’s back!! Eating for Spartan As the Ottawa Spartan is only 2 weeks away we discuss how to prepare nutritionally for the big 5k race day. Coming back to training after being sick.. Ryan the young apprentice….has been too busy being awesome in his coaching!! [email protected] www.hostyleconditioning.com

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Hostyle hits the Springtime Running….

Now that its awesome outside again we have started incorporating running back into our training here at Hostyle.   Many of us are getting ready for Spartan in June and The Army run in September as well as our own “Run Like Hell-th” 5 and 10 km event in September too. Not to mention the crazy amount of 5 and 10 k’s that happen virtually every weekend from now till winter time. Then there’s the 1/2 marathons, full marathons, and[…]

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Hostyle Army Run Protocol

  Pre-Race Lst training run or “shakedown” should be at least two or three days before, and limited to  few kms. Saturdays are “cheat days” for many of us.  I would not “cheat” on your diet the night before, as the race is fairly early in the day – opt for a clean meal, and limit or avoid alcohol.  Hydrate the night before if desired.  For those of us that hit the gym at 8am on a Saturday morning –[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning 6 am workout Ottawa Kettlebell Bootcamp 613-830-9300

I really liked this workout this morning, It incorporated Cardio, strength and core. We had 2 lanes going one had the prowler the other had the sled which had to be pulled backwards. While a person was doing this combo, everyone else was on a different station and once someone finished their prowler /sled combo everyone one rotated stations and then someone else had their turn on the prowler/sled combo. Then each round we increased the number of trips to[…]

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Hostyle Conditioning Kettlebell Spartan Training outside

Last Night we hit the Hills for some Kettlebell – Spartan Style Training We had the following Kettlebell Stations set up along the Course up and and down the Hill. ATH – Around the Head Upright Row and Press Towel Swings Also Sled Dragging Sled Pulling Pony Jump Station Big Hill run at the beginning of each round then short runs between stations Round # 1 10 reps of all stations Round # 2 20 reps Round # 3 30[…]

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