20 Questions With Stephanie Gee: #YardHard Faithful

Since the start of the Yard Athletics “20 Questions” series, we’ve been absolutely thrilled with all the submissions. Each has given us a chance to get to know our community better, and have a little fun while we’re at it. Today we have the honor of getting to know Stephanie Gee, faithful regular of Yard Athletics and all around badass … Read More

Working Out On An Empty Stomach: Part #2

By Henry Gould – Nov 7th, 2018 Never content to sit on our laurels, it seemed necessary to put together another blog on the subject of the fasted workout (exercise without any prior meal) as a follow-up to our post on the Yard Athletics blog from May 29th, 2018. The prompting came from a recent post I saw, which seemed … Read More

RECIPE – Hungarian Goulash

Let’s be honest – now that we’re in Fall / Winter mode, people are secretly happy they have an excuse to eat those comfort foods that don’t seem appropriate on a hot July day. Most probably assume their favorite dishes aren’t healthy, and therefore tend to avoid eating and cooking them on a regular basis for fear of falling off … Read More

20 Questions With Henry Gould: Yard Athletics Blog Manager

Hello Yard faithful! Today we have the pleasure of getting to know the man behind your favorite Yard Athletics blog posts a little bit better. Resident DJ, Olympic Lifter, Blogger, Chef and one-time rugby powerhouse; Henry Gould. Vans vs Converse, Hendrix vs Clapton, American Muscle vs Euro Super Car and more. Buckle up, you’re in for a ride! 1. Hometown? … Read More

Staying Motivated (and Fit!) In The Dark Winter Months

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By Henry Gould – Oct 29th, 2018 Following what can only be described as a torrential downpour in Vancouver last night, it seemed only appropriate to start talking about Winter and its effects on motivation and fitness. Whether you’re a distance runner, yoga devotee or gym junkie, shorter days and colder weather mean it’s harder to get excited about exercise. … Read More

RECIPE – Homemade “Ajvar”

By Henry Gould – Oct 25th, 2018 This summer I was lucky enough to spend a week in Croatia, and in addition to the amazing weather, beaches, wine and architecture, the food really blew me away. Everything was a cool mix between Eastern European and Italian, which makes perfect sense given Croatia’s geographic location. Ajvar is a condiment they serve … Read More

20 Questions w/ Ilan Cumberbirch: Founder & Director of Yard Athletics

People! The much anticipated 20 Questions with Ilan Cumberbirch is upon us! Ever since we started the 20 Questions series, hundreds, thousands… perhaps even millions of people have been asking “When are we going to interview Ilan???”. That time, #YardHard faithful, is now. All seeing, all knowing founder and director of Yard Athletics, Ilan Cumberbirch, is in the hot seat, … Read More

New Yard Athletics Hoodies Available Now!!!

Yard Athletics family – this is not a drill! If you thought the last merchandise drop sold out quickly (lululemon shirts, Yard Athletics socks) these hoodies will be gone faster than full size chocolate bars at the fancy house on Halloween. Specially designed for Yard Athletics, they feature the large bull logo on the back of a gorgeous House Of … Read More

The Myth Of The “SUPERFOOD”

By Henry Gould – Oct 18th, 2018 Folks, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it appears that drinking chia seed water might not be the holy grail after all. Nor will bags of kale, oily fish, avocado toast, or green tea before bed. At least, not on their own. The last 10 years of health news … Read More

RECIPE – Roasted Vegetable Salads

By Henry Gould – Oct 15th, 2018 Cooking for yourself is not only one of the best ways to maintain a healthy diet, it can be a huge source of pleasure, particularly if you’re cooking for others. The kitchen can be intimidating, but if you start to learn the basics it can be a real gateway to eating better, as … Read More