Posts by Chris Tse

Nike Train Speed 4 Review: Run (Sort Of), Jump, Cut, Lift Repeat

I live my life in workout gear; from runners to merino wool tops it's a pretty comfortable place to be. Over the past few months I have been testing the Nike Speed Training 4 shoes thanks to Sport Chek for all manners of workouts: HIIT Boxing Parkour Plyometrics Callisthenics Weight Lifting https://instagram.com/p/BQZOicigF2V/ All of these movements have put the shoes to their limits. I have worn a lot of cross training shoes but none that none that worked so well in … [Read more...]

Edmonton Oil Kings: Fun for the whole family

The Edmonton Oil Kings have been an institution in our city for over 60 years. One of the greatest things that the franchise brings to the city is an exciting opportunity to see up and coming players in a family oriented environment. Bringing the team to Rogers Place was a great decision that has allowed people to experience the facility without the high prices of other events like NHL games, concerts, and other events. The Oil Kings draw a crowd of high energy kids that will help you get out of … [Read more...]

Contest for Free Personal Training!!!!

We have been supporting the amazing NAIT Personal Training program for the past 5 years and we are happy to do it again! We have four students who are finishing their last semester and they need 70 hours to complete their practicum. So we are opening it up to you and offering FREE personal training for up to 15 people. All you have to do is commit between 10 - 15 hours over the next three months for personal training. Please fill out the form below if you want a chance to train with our … [Read more...]

Under Armour Nobreaks ColdGear Infrared Men’s Reflective Jacket Review

I’m usually pretty skeptical when it comes to men’s winter running jackets and shells as I don’t fit the stereotypical runner’s body. I’m not a 5’7” tall guy with a slender physique, quite the opposite, I’m a 5’2” muscular guy who fills a tight fitted jacket looking like a water balloon. I was pleasantly surprised when I recieved the Under Armour Nobreaks ColdGear® Infrared Men's Reflective Jacket from Sport Chek! How I wore it: 1) Outer Shell: - I could wear the jacket as in … [Read more...]

Four Exercises You Can Do With A Foam Roller

You'd think the only thing you can do with a foam roller is roll but we have a few exercises that you can do with a roller that are adaptations from conventional ones. Check these out: Pikes Main muscles used: Abdominal Start in a plank position with the foam roller under you shins. Keep you back & hips in line (flat) & abdominal engaged. Keep your wrists & elbows stacked underneath your shoulder . Draw knees towards your chest. Keep abdominal … [Read more...]

30 Day Challenge but with a Twist: You could win $300!

We've revamped our 30 day challenge and made it bigger and better! Instead of an initial weigh in or tape measurements we decided to focus on an even more important factor: improvement in overall fitness. Here's how we're going to do it: On February 4th, we will be having a timed circuit of six exercises: Station 1: Weighted squat jumps (holding weight at chest) Station 2: Thrusters (90 degrees or more for range) Station 3: Burpees (Chest to ground) Station 4: V-sit press, heels on … [Read more...]

Global TV Edmonton: exercises you can do with one weight.

We covered a few more exercises you can do with one weight today on Global TV and here they are: Lunge to Shoulder Press: Weight is resting in one hand at shoulder height. Step forward with the opposite leg into a lunge and press the weight above your head at the same time. Keep your core tight throughout the entire movement. Place most of your body weight on your lead foot. Return back to the original position. Repeat on the same leg. Alternating Dumbbell … [Read more...]

That Announcement You’ve Been Waiting For…

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.   - John F. Kennedy I've been told that partnerships are like marriages: in order for the relationship to grow you need to give it love, time, and a whole lot of effort. We started Blitz with the intent to focus on one thing: building a community that supports each other through changes in life. Blitz doesn't focus on pounds dropped, weight gained, or personal bests - those are simply … [Read more...]

SPIIT Registration for August 27, 2016

Event Description Come and celebrate Race week with us by attending our SPIIT class at Michael Phair Park! SPIIT combines our two favourite workouts: Spin and HIIT into a 55 minute long full body workout.  Proceeds of the event are going to Free Footie Emonton who are providing over 1000 kids in Edmonton with free soccer. WHEN Saturday, 27 August 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM WHERE Michael Phair Park - 10124 104 Street Northwest, Edmonton, AB T5J 1A7 - View … [Read more...]

Global TV Segment July 6, 2016: Partner Banded Exercises

Partner exercises can be a fun addition to any workout! The partner offers a more dynamic challenge to the movement since you have to react to something unpredictable. When your partner is the anchor they have to try and resist as much as they can to keep everything as stable as possible. Some exercises also force both partners to counter each other's movements in the opposite direction. Check out the following exercises we featured on Global TV this week: Partner Torso Twists: … [Read more...]