20 Questions w/ Brody Toigo: #YardHard Faithful

By Yard Athletics – March 22, 2019 “Guess who’s back… back again… 20 Questions is back… Brody’s our friend…” K that was lame. Promise to never “type-rap” Eminem on another blog again… 20 Questions! You know it! You love it! You crave it! You wait patiently by your phone for the email notification saying another thoroughbred #YardHard athlete is coming … Read More

Want A Free Group Class??? Write Us A Google Review!

By Yard Athletics – March 21, 2019 People, have we got the easiest promotion in the world going right now! You want a free group class?? That’s a rhetorical question, obviously everybody does… WELL, in order to easily get one, we need you to write us a Google Review for Yard Athletics, telling us how much you love the #YardHard … Read More

Buddy Passes Now Available!!

By Yard Athletics – March 20, 2019 Attention all Yard Athletics personal training clients! Do you have a friend still sitting on the fence, debating whether to try out a #YardHard workout? Great news… you now get 1 x Buddy Pass per month to bring that friend along with you, free of charge. How does it work? Well, if you’re … Read More

RECIPE – Salmon “Sautee” w/ Asparagus, Leeks, Artichokes & Mint

By Henry Gould – March 19th, 2019 I just checked the weather, and even though it’s hovering around 0 degrees in Toronto and Montreal, spring has officially arrived in Vancouver! Everyone give yourself a round of applause, you made it through the harshest, coldest, most harrowing winter on record (*citation needed). Allergies are picking up right where they left off, … Read More

The Myths Of Weightlifting: Part 3 w/ Ilan Cumberbirch

By Yard Athletics – March 15th, 2019 Myths… they’re everywhere. Can you catch a cold from not wearing a jacket? Does the subway bread actually have yoga mats in it? Why does the toast always fall butter side down? We may not know all the answers, but when it comes to exercise and weightlifting, we are a treasure trove of … Read More

Strength = Lower Risk Of Diabetes; Paleo Diet & Eating Rabbit

By Henry Gould – March 12th, 2019 Greetings #YardHard family! It feels like forever ago that we did a “general interest” style post on the blog (what with all the amazing recipes, 20 Questions, and Ilan’s “Myths of Weightlifting” series) so figured it was time to get back into it. “Diabetes Study Ties Lower Risk To Just A Moderate Amount … Read More

20 Questions w/ Jeremy & Tara Martin: Loaded Athletics LEGENDS!

By Yard Athletics – Mar 8th, 2019 We are back with a very special – and very overdue! – edition of the Yard Athletics 20 Questions series. Two of our favorite people, Jeremy and Tara Martin, recently opened their very own bricks and mortar location of Loaded Athletics, so we figured this would be the perfect time to get to … Read More

Merch Merch Merch!!!

By Yard Athletics – March 7th, 2019 People, the Yard Athletics merchandise you’ve been dying to get your hands on is here! We’ve been seeing #YardHard devotees all over the city sporting the hoodies, socks, shirts and hats, and to be honest it warms our hearts to no end. Right now we have the following selection of amazing kit, ready … Read More

RECIPE: Zucchini Pasta w/ Oven Roasted Cherry Tomatoes by Natalie Cumberbirch

By Natalie Cumberbirch – March 5th, 2019 What’s up people! Coming at you with another ‘recipe’; dinner idea, ‘inspo’ for anyone lacking that creative kick in the kitchen. I recently started a new job at Mamiche Bakery in Paris where my first task of the day is baking off all the croissants, pain au chocolat, pain au raisin…basically all the … Read More

The Myths Of Weightlifting: PART 2 w/ Ilan Cumberbirch

By Yard Athletics –  Based on the great feedback we received on the first installment of this series, Ilan is back to debunk all those pesky fitness myths! As we left off last time, the questions was something along the lines of “I don’t want to get a big neck, legs and shoulders; I just want to tone my arms, … Read More