Thank you from all of us at Yard Athletics and lululemon YVR for registering your team and supporting KidSport BC.  All the details you will need are HERE! DATE:        Saturday, September 29th WHERE:    Prospect Point Picnic Area, Stanley Park Parking is limited, carpooling is encouraged. WHEN:      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Be there on time, or early if you’re feeling … Read More


Folks, the social media blitzkrieg is still in full swing as we gear up for a huge day this Saturday! Sept 29th, 2018 we invite all #YardHard faithful to Prospect Point Park (say that 3 times fast…) for an afternoon of fun, games, prizes, laughs, swag, etc etc. The weather is looking extremely good (if you don’t believe us, take … Read More

A Few Thoughts On The Ketogenic Diet…

By Henry Gould – Sept 19th, 2018 I’m not that old, but in my short stint on earth it feels like I’ve lived through a lifetime of diet and exercise fads. Atkins (low carb, high protein, high fat), South Beach (low carb, high fiber, low fat), Paleo (eating like a neanderthal), Tom Brady (no tomatoes or strawberries), Tae Bo (Billy … Read More

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