20 Questions w/ Betty Meng

by Yard Athletics – Nov 15th, 2019 You might have thought the well would have runneth dry by now, and we would be out of interesting people from the Yard Athletics community to feature on the 20 Questions. Thankfully not! The #YARDHARD crew runs deep, and everyone who comes through the door has an interesting story to tell. Today we … Read More

Should You Exercise When You’re Sick?

by Henry Gould – Nov 13th, 2019 I wanted to say it’s an age-old question (“Should you exercise when you’re sick?”) but in reality, our cultural obsession with health and fitness is regularly new, so perhaps the question isn’t age-old but decades old. Still, collectively I would say an obsession with our health is a good thing, so being dedicated … Read More

20 Questions w/ Torin Nikiforuk: Yard Athletics Personal Training Specialist

Torin Neriforuk

by Yard Athletics – Nov 8th, 2019 Yard Athletics newest team member, Torin Nikiforuk, is now becoming a familiar face around the gym. Everyone who’s trained with Torin knows he brings an infectious energy, positive attitude, and strong knowledge of strength & conditioning. But how well do you really know Torin? Sure, you might know he goes by the nickname … Read More

Soup Soup Soup Soup

by Henry Gould – Nov 5th, 2019 Some people insist on only eating soup in the Fall / Winter. Personally, I will gut my way through an uncomfortably hot bowl of ramen in July, purely for the love of the game. Soup as a food is comforting, restorative, delicious, easy to make, easy to eat, and versatile. If you have … Read More

Price Adjustments For Groups, 1:1, 2:1

Yard Athletics - Sam Shaw, Ilan Cumberbirch, Torin Nikiforuk

by Yard Athletics – Nov 1st, 2019 Heads up to all our Yard Athletics community. As of today there have been some adjustments to the pricing for Group Training, as well as Customized Strength & Conditioning 1:1 and 2:1 packages. Please take a look below and familiarize yourself with the new pricing. If you have any questions, feel free to … Read More

You Ready For The “Fathom”?

You Ready for the Fathom?

by Yard Athletics – Oct 29th, 2019 There’s a new trend sweeping through Yard Athletics that has started turning a lot of heads, causing many to take notice. We’ve started calling it the “Fathom“, and we want to tell you more about it, because it’s… well… #YARDHARD Now, a fathom is a nautical term for a unit of measurement, roughly … Read More

RECIPE – Ragu Bolognese

Recipe – Ragu Bolognese

by Henry Gould – Oct 25th, 2019 Ragu Bolognese, the slow cooked meat sauce typical of the city of Bologna, served often but not always with tagliatelle egg noodles, is well loved the world over. However, if you want to start a quick argument, try asking four Italian Nonna’s the “correct” way to make it. Questions like this are almost … Read More

“Why Hard Training Makes You More Impulsive”

by Henry Gould – Oct 21, 2019 Overtraining is a very interesting concept, mostly because we don’t know a whole lot about it. And when I saw “we”, I mean scientists… According to this guide, “Overtraining Syndrome (OTS) appears to be a maladapted response to excessive exercise without adequate rest, resulting in perturbations of multiple body systems (neurologic, endocrinologic, immunologic) … Read More

RECIPE – Jalapeno Pesto

by Henry Gould – Oct 18th, 2019 You thought pesto was only with basil??? Thankfully not! Pesto is a word that could describe many things (“pesta” means to crush, as pesto was originally made by pounding in a mortar and pestle), but is usually some sort of herb mixed with oil, and perhaps nuts. Most people know the classic pesto … Read More

#YARDHARD Weekly Round-Up

by Henry Gould – Oct 16th, 2019 How was everyone’s Thanksgiving weekend? Now that the blood-lipid levels are dropping a bit, we figured it was a good time to do a quick house-keeping update on all the comings and goings from the world of Yard Athletics. There was a great turnout this past Saturday for the two morning workouts; 10:00am … Read More