Yard x lululemon YARD WORK – Sept 29th 2018

YARD WORK 2018 The 1st Annual! Yard Athletics and lululemon invite you to come on out and get your hands dirty with some good old fashioned manual labour! Summer may be officially over, but that’s not stopping us from putting together a unique outdoor event that will be a great workout, in addition to being for a great cause. If … Read More

RECIPE – Shredded Chicken Tacos

By Henry Gould – Sept 12th, 2018 I have to say, I’m a little embarrassed to post this recipe because it’s almost too easy to make… quite literally fool proof. Follow the directions and I can almost guarantee it will turn out perfect. The beauties of this recipe are many. Allow me to elaborate on some of them! It’s very … Read More

New Yard Athletics Hype Video!!

Folks, let’s be honest with ourselves. The white jeans just got packed into a Rubbermaid and shoved under the bed. Aperol Spritz’s have been replaced with red wine and whiskey. Your lunch order of “salad” just became “stew”, and a GoreTex jacket hasn’t left your body since Friday. Summer is over, the rain is here… and that’s OK! Just when … Read More

20 Questions with Sydnie Hyde: Yard Athletics Tech Guru

Welcome back to 20 Questions! You know the drill: we pick someone in the Yard Athletics community, stick them with 20 random, non-linear questions, and by the end, hopefully get to know that person a little bit better… Today we talk with Sydnie Hyde, the all-seeing, all-knowing operations manager for the behind the scenes work at Yard Athletics. Scheduling, sales, … Read More


By Ilan Cumberbirch – Sept 3rd, 2018 Back to school, back to school, to prove to Dad that I am not a fool… Yard faithful, rejoice! The Back2School Promo Sale goes LIVE tonight at midnight (Sept 4th, 2018) until Friday Sept 7th, 2018. This gives you 15% off Athletic Group Training, 1:1 and 2:1 Drop-In, as well as 5 session … Read More

Breaking Down The Mediterranean Diet

By Henry Gould – Aug 28th, 2018 Greetings #YardHard faithful! Hope everyone is catching as much late summer sun as possible. I’ve recently returned from a holiday in Greece and Croatia, which renewed my interest in the so called “Mediterranean Diet”. something I wanted to do a deeper dive on for the purposes of this blog. The Mediterranean Diet – … Read More

20 Questions With Sam Shaw: Yard Athletics Trainer

Welcome back to 20 Questions, where we put a member of the Yard Athletics community on the spot to answer a bunch of our random, esoteric questions for the purposes of your amusement! Today we are speaking to none other than Sam Shaw, the legend with the blonde locks who can push the weight of a man twice his size. … Read More

RECIPE – Grilled Steak w/ Chimichurri

By Henry Gould – Aug 6th, 2018 Folks, let’s get real. It’s the middle of summer, the temperature is nudging 30 degrees celsius, and the last thing you want to do is turn your kitchen into a sauna. The answer? Your trusty outdoor BBQ. Whether you use gas or charcoal, a BBQ allows you to get some late afternoon sun, … Read More

20 Questions with Jocelyn Erickson: Yard Athletics Trainer

By Henry Gould – July 30th, 2018 Welcome to a new series in the Yard Athletics blog! We wanted to get to know everyone in the Yard community a little better, so naturally we figured the best way to do this was fire 20 random questions at them. Today were talking to Jocelyn “Joce” Erickson, coach at Yard Athletics and … Read More

Ilan Cumberbirch & Yard Athletics Featured In BC Business!

#YardHard faithful! Stop what you’re doing and head over to the BC Business website (or pick up a copy of their latest print issue) to see all-seeing, all-knowing owner and trainer, Ilan Cumberbirch, take you through a day in the life. Have you ever wanted to know what time Ilan wakes up? Has for breakfast, lunch and snacks? It’s all here! … Read More