The Myths Of Weightlifting: PART 2 w/ Ilan Cumberbirch

Ilan Cumberbirch - Personal Fitness Trainer - Vancouver, BC - Yard Athletics

By Yard Athletics –  Based on the great feedback we received on the first installment of this series, Ilan is back to debunk all those pesky fitness myths! As we left off last time, the questions was something along the lines of “I don’t want to get a big neck, legs and shoulders; I just want to tone my arms, … Read More

RECIPE – “One Pan” Chicken w/ Soy, Garlic, Ginger and Chili

By Henry Gould – Feb 26th, 2019 There are times when I find the “one pan meal” concept a little sad and forlorn (you don’t even have the effort to clean TWO pans???). In reality though, it can be incredibly satisfying to chuck everything in the oven for ~45 minutes and suddenly have dinner ready, when otherwise you might have … Read More

20 Questions w/ Yves Millette: #YardHard Faithful

By Yard Athletics – Feb 22nd, 2019 Can you believe it’s the last Friday in February?? Not sure if that means spring is almost here (isn’t there still snow on the ground?) but either way, the year seems to be flying by. Regardless of that… we are back and better than ever, with a brand new edition of 20 Questions! … Read More

Free EPIC Bars at Yard Athletics! Feb 19th – March 8th

By Yard Athletics – Feb 19th, 2019 Hope everyone had a restful Family Day weekend! Great news… for the next few weeks, Yard Athletics will be hosting a promotion from EPIC Provisions, giving away some of their famous performance and meat bars, free of charge. EPIC Provisions was founded by Katie and Taylor Collins in Austin TX, after years following … 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

20 Questions w/ Marianne Beilmann: #YardHard Faithful

20 Questions w/ Marianne Beilmann: #YardHard Faithful

By Yard Athletics – Feb 8th, 2019 Tuesday’s blog was a little doom and gloom (…”50% of US Adults have heart disease“) so we had no choice but to liven things up with everyones favorite question and answer series… the Yard Athletics 20 Questions! We might be biased, but ours seems a lot better than that cheesy, totally-scripted-but-pretending-to-not-be-scripted Vogue 73 … Read More

RECIPE: Super Bowl Food!

By Henry Gould – Feb 1st, 2019 It’s Friday! It’s February 1st! Sober January is over! It’s Super Bowl weekend! I’m not sure what to do with my hands! Regardless of which team you support, the 53rd Annual NFL Championship Game is more or less beloved around the world. You can drink beer during the day (did we need an … 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