Posts by Chris Tse

Kick in 2015 with the 30 Day Challenge!

Group Classes Blitz Conditioning

  Let's kick off 2015 with a bang and hop on those fitness goals with our 30 Day Challenge! CHALLENGE DEETS:  You must sweat at Blitz Edmonton at least 4 times a week! Those sweat sessions must be an hour long and Personal Training sessions and Karma classes count. Once you have completed your sweat session you will mark it off on our participant board that will be located at the studio. You can not transfer your classes between weeks. Complete 4 sessions/week over the … [Read more...]

Earth Water Gift Boxes!

Earth Water Gift Box Set

  We are so happy to be partnering up with The Earth Group again to help feed and educate children for a year though the United Nations Food Programme. The goal is to feed 1500 kids by selling 15000 boxes. Each gift box contains a bottle of water, fair trade coffee beans and tea; it's an ideal present to substitute for a basket of wine and chocolates! We are selling the gift sets for $75 cash only. Here is a clip on CTV Edmonton of The Earth … [Read more...]

December Challenge

Snoman Pumping Iron

It's about that time of year again for festive feats and good eats! We wanted to keep you on track during the holiday month by offering something a little different in the challenge. Challenge Details: Sweat for 5 hours a week. (This can be done in a few ways): You can workout in our group classes (Yoga counts as one hour) or with a personal trainer. You can workout on your own: run, swim, yoga, bike, fitness classes at other gyms, anything you want! You can workout using our … [Read more...]

Does 10,000 steps a day help to reduce depression?

Edmonton fall Walk

You have probably heard about the benefits of taking 10,000 steps a day and how it's supposed to improve a person's general health. Although 10,000 steps have been interpreted as a tool for weight loss, and improved blood pressure it does not beat the gold standard of 150 minutes of moderate to high intensity exercise a week. The general goal of the step program is to increase a person's general activity.  It's to be used as another tool much like lifting weights, running, swimming, and all … [Read more...]

Pack Mentality Ultra!

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  The 3rd Annual Pack Mentality Run will be held on Saturday December 6, 2014. This year we will do a 50 km, 25 km, and 10 km run like the first year. We'll run the longer distances again in 2015. We will leave from the Kinsmen Sports Center Stairs at:  7 am for the 50 km- Must be 4 person pack! Two Counterclockwise loops of this course here  9 am for the 25 km- Must be a 2 person half pack! One Counterclockwise loop of this course here 10 am for the 10 km- Lone … [Read more...]

November 30 Day Challenge Sign Up Here!

Blitz Conditioning HIIT Class

Dominate November with our 30 Day Challenge! CHALLENGE DEETS:  You must sweat at Blitz Edmonton at least 4 times a week! Those sweat sessions must be an hour long and Personal Training sessions and Karma classes count. Yoga counts as 1 session Once you have completed your sweat session you will mark it off on our participant board that will be located at the studio. You can not transfer your classes between weeks. You can not enter into challenges in back to back … [Read more...]

Obesity and Cognitive Impairment

Blitz Conditioning Obstacle Course Training

In an age where knowledge and thought processes are valued equally to, or greater than, physical prowess it has become common to move less with the notion of devoting more time to our work. Let's face it "busy" has become a four letter word and a poor excuse for mistreating ourselves. Inactivity, high fat and processed diets, stress, and a plethora of other factors have led to concerning statistics reported in Canada in 2010 where: One in Four adult Canadians are clinically obese. One in … [Read more...]

Resistance Exercise and Anxiety: Can lifting weights help reduce anxiety?

Blitz Conditioning Resistance Exercise

  Strapping a pair of runners on and going out for a jog might not be the only way of reducing anxiety.  There is a growing amount of research looking at the use of resistance based exercises and anxiety.  One of the greatest barriers in the progression of this study has been the consistency in workout types and styles. Performing aerobic exercise to reduce anxiety levels has been whittled down to a pretty simple set of instructions: Perform the type of aerobic exercise that you … [Read more...]

October 30 Day Challenge Sign Up!

Blitz Conditioning Edmonton HIIT Class

It's getting chilly outside, so let's get back in here and sweat it out! CHALLENGE DEETS:  You must sweat at Blitz Edmonton at least 4 times a week! Those sweat sessions must be an hour long and Personal Training sessions and Karma classes count. Yoga counts as 1 session Once you have completed your sweat session you will mark it off on our participant board that will be located at the studio. You can not transfer your classes between weeks. You can not enter into challenges in … [Read more...]

Four Years!

Group Classes

  There are times in our lives where we just need to hang on for the ride and the last year has felt exactly like that. Blitz turns four today and this past year has felt like being strapped onto a rocket by a set of suspenders. The community has grown in ways that we couldn’t have imagined. From a 300 square foot room to over 7000 square feet space and serving over 400 active members, we represent a mosaic of individuals who are determined to make a difference in our own lives and … [Read more...]