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...]

Yoga for Triathletes and Runners

Yoga for Triathletes and Runners

This 6 class session of 75 minutes per class will focus on areas that are tight after the summer race season and help you transition injury free into off season training or into fall running race season. Each class will have a focus theme where we work on a specific area of our body. For example, our hips are notoriously tight as athletes so an entire class will be dedicated to this area. No yoga experience is necessary and classes are FREE! Whatever your running/triathlon experience is you … [Read more...]

3 Easy Ways to Elevate Your Mood

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As we approach winter our beautiful long days shorten and typically our energy levels drop. We become lethargic and unmotivated. Here are 3 simple steps to make sure you stay that awesome, upbeat person you are. 1) Spend time outside regardless of how cold and cloudy it is. That vitamin D works wonders for us. 2) Eat a well balanced diet. Make sure you are getting substantial vitamins and nutrients. Surprise, surprise when you eat healthy you feel good. 3) Exercise a minimum of 3 times … [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...]

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

HIV Edmonton Heroes for Zero

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Blitzing Tijuana: A Retrospective


It's been a few weeks since the gang Blitzed Tijuana. The tans have faded, the sunburns have peeled and all that's left is a sense of pride and humility at what we've accomplished. We managed to build a house for a family in three-in-a-half days and if you haven't already, here's the video that tells our tale: When the customs officer let me back into Canada, I should've '"declared" that it was the BEST TRIP EVER!!! I would like to share a couple takeaways from my experience … [Read more...]

Blitz Triathlon Club Season Sign Up!

Blitz 2015 Season

Our first Triathlon season was a hit! We are opening up the 2014/2015 registration for all athletes so whether you are interested in your first triathlon or you are a seasoned veteran this club is for you! Our Season is broken down into three four month sessions with the following costs for each: September to December: $500 January to April $500 May to August $300 Club Fees Include: Coached swims twice a week Coached track workouts and runs Coached spin classes four times a … [Read more...]