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

The Myths of Weighlifting w/ Ilan Cumberbirch

By Yard Athletics – Feb 15th, 2019 Greetings! Today we are starting out a new series, diving into some of the myths that surround lifting weights, especially when it comes to gaining and losing weight, leaning out, bulking up, risk of injury, the works. And what better resource to ask than founder and director of Yard Athletics, Ilan Cumberbirch. Unless … Read More

Canada’s New Food Guide: A Breakdown

By Henry Gould – Jan 29th, 2019 The new Canada Food Guide was released last week, which proudly declared to be free from industry influence. Despite the majority of people singing praises on the new guide for focusing on plant based foods and proteins, there is still a larger debate within Health Canada about potential mandates that would require producers … Read More

Up Your Cooking Game w/ Natalie Cumberbirch

Up Your Cooking Game w/ Natalie Cumberbirch

By Natalie Cumberbirch – Jan 16th, 2019 New year, new you. New goals, resolutions, ambitions, intentions. Drink more water, eat more greens, try new recipes. They’re all great. I’ve set the goal of writing food posts – one per month, maybe you’ll get two. Now I’ve said it, it’s out there; no backing down now! As I made my dinner … Read More

Beating The Winter Blues by Dr. Debbie Samsom

By Dr. Debbie Samsom – Jan 14th, 2019 So, winter is definitely upon us. Holiday festivities are over, days are short, and the rain seems endless. This is the time of year when many of us can feel blue, down in the dumps, or outright depressed. Good thing there are ways to prevent this, so we can cruise into spring … Read More

20 Questions w/ Keiko Voss: #YardHard Faithful

By Yard Athletics – Jan 11th, 2019 Look alive people! The best questionnaire on the web is back and better than ever, with a brand new set of 20 Questions to bounce off one of our devoted regulars. This week we get to know Keiko Voss, friend of Yard Athletics who has been training with us since summer 2018 and … Read More

Life of Blondette X Yard Athletics – Instagram Giveaway!

By Yard Athletics – Jan 2nd, 2018 Happy New Year #YardHard faithful! Hope everyone is feeling refreshed, revitalized, and ready to hit 2019 with a bang. To kick off the year, Yard Athletics is teaming up with Ashley & Kirsten from Life of Blondette for a special Instagram giveaway. The rules are very simple: Hop on Instagram, and follow both … Read More

RECIPE: Northern Italian Soup of Fennel Sausage, Borlotti Beans and Red Onion

By Henry Gould – Dec 19th, 2018 Combining cured pork and beans is about as old-school as it gets. Nearly every culture that raises pigs and eats legumes has a tradition of combining the two together, usually to delicious and comforting results. From the pit beans you get with southern BBQ to Spanish chorizo and chickpeas, the two almost always … Read More

20 Questions w/ Nolan Toigo: #YardHard Faithful

We’re back! Hopefully you stocked up on some “12 Days of Yard Athletics Christmas” deals, and are all set in the gym for the next little while. Getting back to our regularly scheduled programming, we thought it would be a good time to throw 20 Questions at another friend and regular of Yard Athletics, Nolan Toigo. If you’ve ever taken … Read More