20 QUESTIONS WITH CAITLIN

We are back with a new ’20 questions” blog post. This time we are getting to know our athlete Caitlin a little bit better. Read to find out what her favourite exercises at Yard are, 2021 goals and more.   1) Hometown? Montreal   2) Favorite thing about Yard Athletics? There are too many things!! Incredible trainers, epic workouts, the … Read More

TRANSFORMATIONS – Jeremy | 12 Week Online Athlete Development Program

We love seeing our athletes’ transformations.  Jeremy has been doing our online 12 Week Athlete Development Program and his before & after photos really show his progress.   Here is what he had to say about our online training program: “I couldn’t be happier with the results I got from the 12-week athlete development program. Coming from a hockey background … Read More

20 QUESTIONS WITH COACH MELIS

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We are back with another 20 questions post. Let’s get to know our newest coach a little bit better! 1) Hometown? This one is tough to answer since I never lived in one spot for more than a few years at a time. I was born in London, England and grew up in Istanbul, Toronto, and Paducah, Kentucky.    2) … Read More

The Yard Guide To Cooking & Eating Better

by Henry Gould – March 24th, 2021 It’s been over 12 months since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in that time we’ve gone through several phases of lockdown, reopening, and depending where you live, locking down again. Most restaurants were either closed or only doing takeout for an extended period of time, meaning many people resorted to home … Read More

Get To Know The Team Before You Train!

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by Yard Athletics – March 17th, 2021 It’s been a wild start to the year! Despite the current hold on athletic group training, we are as busy as ever which means Yard Athletics has had to beef up our roster and make some few key free agent signings. ***Yes we love sports cliche’s, no we’re not going to stop using … Read More

HOW TO: Bench Press / Barbell Squat / Deadlift

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by Yard Athletics – March 10, 2021 Recently you might have seen on Instagram that Yard has put together a number of tutorial videos to walk you through the basics of bench press, barbell squats and deadlifts. These 3 exercises form the core of any strength and conditioning program, and are essential to any sort of weight training program you … Read More

20 Questions w/ Christina & Talia

by Yard Athletics – March 3rd, 2021 WE’RE BACK. The best question and answer series on the internet… accept literally zero substitutes. Forget about that other, less good Q&A from some “famous fashion magazine” that asks far too many questions and comes off sterile and inauthentic… No we’re not jealous. Today we welcome Christina  and Talia, two regulars at Yard … Read More

RECIPE – Crispy Za’atar Cabbage w/ Sunny-Runny Egg(s)

by Henry Gould – Feb 25th, 2021 Cabbage slaw? Great. Braised red cabbage? Lovely. But… crispy fried cabbage….??????? NEXT LEVEL. Anything from the cruciferous vegetable family that gets cooked at high heat with oil seems to get more and more delicious. What are cruciferous vegetables? Cabbage (red, white, napa) Broccoli Cauliflower Brussel Sprouts Bok Choy Kale This recipe is basically … Read More

Introducing Melis Papila! NEW Yard Athletics Coach

by Yard Athletics – Feb 18th, 2021 Big news! Yard Athletics has just picked up a new first round draft pick 😉 … Please give a warm welcome to our newest personal training specialist, Melis Papila! Melis is now available to book for 1:1 and 2:1 personal training sessions at Yard on the following days and times. For all availability … Read More

What Tom Brady Eats Every Day

by Henry Gould – Feb 11th, 2021 You might have heard; Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers just won Super Bowl LV. For Brady this was his 7th Super Bowl ring from 10 total visits to the big game. That’s a lot! More impressive is the fact that Brady did this at the ripe old age of 43, making … Read More