20 QUESTIONS WITH COACH JEFF

Jeff Anderson

No better way to welcome our new coach Jeff than a classic Yard 20 questions. Jeff is a former competitive hockey, rugby, football, and basketball player. This sports fanatic has a passion for all things Strength & Conditioning.  Let’s get to know our new coach a little better!   1) Hometown? Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada 2) How did you first … Read More

20 Questions with Whitecaps FC Midfielder – Ryan Gauld

The best questionnaire on the web is back and better than ever, with a brand new set of 20 Questions to bounce off a special guest. Ryan Gauld, the Scottish midfielder for the Whitecaps FC has spent the past few months of his offseason training at The Yard. We’re fortunate enough to sit down with him and find out a … 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

TRANSFORMATIONS – Jeremy | 12 Week Online Athlete Development Program

We love seeing our athletes’ transformations.  Jeremy has been doing our 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 I wanted something similar to the … 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

Sleepless Nights = Anxiety

by Henry Gould – Dec 17th, 2019 We all know that anxious feeling of going to bed for an early wake-up, and immediately calculating how much sleep you’ll get if you can just fall asleep right now. Or there’s the dreaded “It’s-1:45am-and-I’m-still-at-the-bar-doing-shots-but-I-have-to-be-up-for-an-8:00am-meeting” kind of sleep calculations which we won’t even get into. Sleep is a fascinating subject. From an evolutionary … Read More

Price Adjustments For Groups, 1:1, 2:1

Yard Athletics - Sam Shaw, Ilan Cumberbirch, Torin Nikiforuk

by Yard Athletics – Nov 1st, 2019 Heads up to all our Yard Athletics community. As of today there have been some adjustments to the pricing for Group Training, as well as Customized Strength & Conditioning 1:1 and 2:1 packages. Please take a look below and familiarize yourself with the new pricing. If you have any questions, feel free to … Read More

RECIPE – Ragu Bolognese

Recipe – Ragu Bolognese

by Henry Gould – Oct 25th, 2019 Ragu Bolognese, the slow cooked meat sauce typical of the city of Bologna, served often but not always with tagliatelle egg noodles, is well loved the world over. However, if you want to start a quick argument, try asking four Italian Nonna’s the “correct” way to make it. Questions like this are almost … Read More

The Power Of Belief

by Henry Gould – Sept 20th, 2019 Positive thinking is more than just a catch phrase. Often times we doubt ourselves and our abilities, and we give up before we’ve really, truly pushed ourselves, or before we’ve exercised all potential options in front of us to achieve a goal. Whether this is at work, at home or at play, having … Read More