Meet Vicki de Haan, Chief Motivator of the Blitz Mexico Trip

Vicki and Sid de Haan

As you may know, a few Blitz community members and their nearest and dearest are taking a trek down to Tijuana, Mexico to build a house for a deserving family. This intrepid crew of Edmontonians are leaving on a jet plane to not just build a house, but to build a place where others can impact their community.Each week, from now until they take off, you will meet a couple of members on the build team. This week, meet Vicki de Haan, Chief Motivator for the Tijuana house … [Read more...]

Get – and Stay – Motivated to Exercise … When You Just Don’t Feel Like It

Brent Kastelic Chris Tse Gym

“Starting Monday, I’m going to start hittin’ the gym every day!” Sound familiar? How many Mondays have come and gone … with no sweat session ever materializing? With summer in full swing and holidays and special events coming up (It’s wedding season!), it’s no wonder that most of us want to get in better shape. We want to look good, feel good, have more energy…so why aren’t we super pumped to hit the gym? We know that exercise is good for us – everyone tells us that. What holds us back? Frankly, … [Read more...]

Meet Marion and Rob, VPs of Getting It Done in Mexico

Marion VanGaalen

As you may know, a few Blitz community members and their nearest and dearest are taking a trek down to Tijuana, Mexico to build a house for a deserving family. This intrepid crew of Edmontonians are leaving on a jet plane to not just build a house, but to build a place where others can impact their community.Each week, from now until they take off, you will meet a couple of members on the build team. This week, meet Marion VanGaalen and Rob Kainz, VPs of Getting It Done for the Tijuana … [Read more...]

August 30 Day Challenge Sign Up!

30 Day Challenge

Let's kick some butt in August! We've got our August 30 Day Challenge sign up here! 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...]

Down and Dirty Obstacle Course Workout

Down and Dirty Race 2014

Here is the seventh instalment for the  Down N' Dirty 5 km Obstacle Course! Today we have some workouts you can do on a bench to help get you ready to hop over obstacles! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtYS8P93I_4 Exercises: Side Step-Up Hop Gorilla Push-Ups onto the bench Toe Taps Hop Overs Dips Box Jump One-Leg Bridges Leave a comment down below if you would like me to go over any specific skills to help you get ready! If you'd like to sign up for the race click … [Read more...]

Meet Topher MacDonald – Head of Good Times and Fun for the Blitz Mexico Trip

Topher MacDonald

As you may know, a few Blitz community members and their nearest and dearest are taking a trek down to Tijuana, Mexico to build a house for a deserving family. This intrepid crew of Edmontonians are leaving on a jet plane to not just build a house, but to build a place where others can impact their community.Each week, from now until they take off, you will meet a couple of members on the build team. This week, meet Topher MacDonald, Head of Good Times and Fun for the Tijuana house … [Read more...]

Down N’ Dirty: Workout 6 (stairs)

Down and Drity Race Logo

Here is the sixth workout in our prep to help you get ready for the Down N' Dirty 5 km Obstacle Course! Today we are taking out side and doing some stairs! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxNshMA2opU   Here are the variations: Straight on Hops Sideways Up 2 Down 1 Twist Grape Vine   If you'd like to sign up for the race click here: http://downanddirtyobstaclecourse.com/ … [Read more...]

What has the triathlon team been up to?

GWN Team

Racing that's what! The Blitz tri team has been training super hard all year and recently had some great success at Ironman Coeur d’Alene and the Great White North Triathlon. Way to make that sweat count guys! IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene- June 29th The wind blew strong last Sunday in Idaho as four Blitz Tri Team members took on IronMan Coeur d’Alene. For Steph Neufeld it was her 8th IronMan and her second time on this course. For Graeme Bredo, Jenny Petersen, and Cheryl Vos it was their first … [Read more...]