Posts by Chris Tse

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!

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  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...]

HIV Edmonton’s Heroes for Zero: September 20th. Be There.

HIV Edmonton Heroes for Zero

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Our ALS #icebucketchallenge Submission!

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Thank you Body By Bennett for the nomination! We donated $500 as well to als.ca and did the #icebucketchallenge! We're nominating: Infinite Fitness Lululemon Kingsway CTV Morning Live You have 24 hours to match or exceed our donation and do the Ice Bucket Challenge! ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) is a neuromuscular disease that causes nerve cell death leaving voluntary muscles paralyzed. Every day, two to three people die of this disease. ALS Canada's mission is … [Read more...]

September 30 Day Challenge Sign-up Here!

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September is upon us! Let's get back into the swing of things with a 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 … [Read more...]

Heather McIntyre’s Amazing Transformation!

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Six months ago I would have laughed at the thought of being even remotely fit, let alone writing a blog about my journey of getting there. I was moderately active growing up and in college I rode a stationary bike often enough to balance out the beer I drank. It was the years following post-secondary when the wheels fell off.  I immersed myself in my career, as many do, and fell victim to the most overused excuse: I was “too busy” to exercise, too busy to cook, too busy to sleep. I fuelled … [Read more...]