20 QUESTIONS WITH COACH THEA

  To welcome Thea to the team, we sat down with her and asked her our classic 20 questions. Thea is a former competitive dancer, Olympic Weightlifter, and has a caffeine obsession. Let’s get to know our new coach a bit better. 1) Hometown?  Calgary! 2) How did you first hear about Yard? I heard about Yard from my years … Read More

20 QUESTIONS WITH JESSYE BROCKWAY

  Yard Athletics has some high-level competitive athletes using our gym as a home base to train and hone their craft. We are very excited that Yard can supply a training facility for these competitive athletes. You may have seen them around the gym. Let’s get to know them with a classic Yard “20 Questions”.   First up is Paralympian, … Read More

20 QUESTIONS WITH COACH NICK

Nick Tataryn

Our team has grown significantly over the past year and we are stoked to have Nick as one of our newest coaches. What better way to get to know him than a classic Yard 20 questions blog post! Let’s get to know our newest coach better! 1) Hometown? East Selkirk, Manitoba   2) How did you first hear about Yard? … Read More

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

athlete squatting at gym

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!

Yard Athletics - Client Testimonials

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

Functional Mass Program

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