RECIPE – Homemade Chorizo Tacos (Meat or Vegan!)

by Henry Gould – April 2nd, 2020 HOT TAKE THURSDAY: chorizo tacos are the best tacos. Despite the range of taco possibilities being seemingly endless (Al Pastor, Carne Asada, Carnitas, Frijoles, Sweet Potato, Queso) I have to say that chorizo is always my go-to, should a taqueria have it on offer. If anyone wants to debate on this, please send … Read More

Livestream Class Info and Schedule; YouTube Channel Now LIVE; Remote Coaching

by Yard Athletics – March 31st, 2020 The entire Yard Athletics team has been blown away with the support for our Livestream Workout Classes on Zoom! These strange times have made us adapt to make the best of the situation at hand, which is why we have started offering daily workout classes with our Yard coaches streamed directly to your … Read More

Remote Coaching; LIVESTREAM Classes; “Diet To Help Flatten The Curve”

Functional Mass 2

by Henry Gould – March 28th, 2020 How’s everyone holding up?!?! Not sure about you, but all these “home workouts” (i.e. doing curls with a backpack full of cast iron pans) is making me miss The Yard in a BIG way. But never fear! Yard Athletics is getting very creative, seeking out new and engaging ways to reach our community … Read More

Remote Coaching Now Available!

by Yard Athletics – March 25th, 2020 “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” Not just a folksy phrase to cheer people up in times of crisis, but a real call to action that often results in creatively making the most out of a less-than-ideal situation. Indeed, that is just what Yard Athletics has been up to! Up until now, … Read More

Dumbbell & Bodyweight Sample Workout

Dumbbell Program - Yard Athletics Vancouver

by Yard Athletics – March 24th, 2020 If we’re going to be stuck at home, maintaining our social distance (while hopefully avoiding busy public trails and parks) we can at least stay fit! By now you’ve probably heard all about the Yard Online Training Series. If you haven’t, these are online training programs designed by Ilan Cumberbirch and the Yard … Read More


by Henry Gould – March 17th, 2020 I’m generally an optimistic guy (not so sure I love the phrase “hopelessly” optimistic…) and one thing I think might be a silver lining to the recent Coronavirus world-pause is a chance for people to spend more time with each other, at home, and perhaps even cooking more for themselves. Of course this … Read More

👏Immune👏 System👏 Bootcamp👏

Yard 12 Week Athletic Development Program

by Henry Gould – March 13th, 2020 OK, it might be Friday the 13th, and we might be in the middle of a wee, ever so small, slightly disrupting (whispers….**pandemic**…) but let’s not lose the plot here people! We’re going to wash our hands, we’re going to self-quartantine if we feel sick, but overall we’re going to keep on keeping … Read More

Hygiene @ Yard Athletics

by Yard Athletics – March 5th, 2020 Due to the recent global emergence of COVID-19 / “Coronavirus”, Yard Athletics wants to stress the importance of proper hygiene both inside and outside the gym. Public Health Canada has the current risk at low, but we understand that gyms such as Yard Athletics see hundreds of people come through the doors each … Read More

RECIPE – Cucumber Toast

by Henry Gould – March 4th, 2020 Folks, it’s 2020. We are dropping avocado toast like a bad habit and surging into new and exciting iterations of the “stuff put on toast” genre! First up: cucumber toast. Why should you choose cucumber toast over trusted favorite avocado? Firstly, apparently our collective obsession with avocado consumption is conspicuously bad for the … Read More

20 Questions w/ Kendra, Giselle & Amanda: #YARDHARD Triple Threat

by Yard Athletics – Feb 26th, 2020 After long last, the 20 Questions series is back! Feels like it’s been forever since we did one of these, so let’s not waste any time and get right back to it. Today we feature not 1, not 2, but 3 (!) amazing women – Kendra, Giselle and Amanda – who have been … Read More