Transformations: Brad McArthur

by Yard Athletics – Nov 4th, 2020 It’s been a while since we last turned our attention to a dedicated #YARDHARD community member who has put in the work to be featured in our “Transformations” series, but the wait is now over… Introducing Brad McArthur, Director of Business Development for Elevation Building Solutions, who has been coming to Yard steadily … Read More

Introducing Lauren O’Sullivan: Yard Athletics Personal Training Specialist

by Yard Athletics – Oct 20th, 2020 Yard Athletics is pleased to welcome the newest member of the personal training team, Lauren O’Sullivan! Starting October 26th, you can find Lauren on the MindBody schedule for both daily group classes as well as 1:1 and 2:1 personal training. We want our amazing community to meet and train with Lauren ASAP, so … Read More

Community Spotlight: “Merci Boulangerie” & Natalie Cumberbirch

by Yard Athletics – Oct 16th, 2020 By now you may have heard about Merci Boulangerie, the amazing “taste-of-Paris-without-landing-at-CDG” patissiere from Yard founder Ilan Cumberbirch’s sister, Natalie. After spending years in Paris working at two Michelin star L’Atlelier de Joel Robuchon and Mamiche, Natalie has brought her talents home to Vancouver to start a pick-up and delivery boulangerie. If you … Read More

RECIPE – Sticky Soy Glazed Salmon

by Henry Gould – Oct 14th, 2020 It’s no secret that fresh wild salmon is one of the best sources of protein you can eat. Loaded full of Omega-3 fatty acids, B Vitamins and other antioxidants, it’s not only delicious but arguably the healthiest fish, and maybe the healthiest animal protein – period. Salmon tends to be more expensive than … Read More

Yard Athlete Development Spotlight: Blake Hayward

by Yard Athletics – Oct 8th, 2020 Next up in our spotlight of Yard Athlete Development; Blake Hayward. Currently playing his collegiate hockey in Montreal at McGill University, Blake has been training at the Yard for several off-seasons, continuing to develop at a ferocious pace. Where did you grow up playing hockey?  I grew up in Kitsilano playing hockey for … Read More

RECIPE – Spicy Chicken Burgers w/ Jalapeno Mayo

by Henry Gould – Sept 23rd, 2020 Food trends come and go with reckless abandon. In the mid to late 2000’s it was pulled pork on everything, yam fries and chipotle mayo that reigned supreme. Since then we’ve had a poke revolutions, “natural wine”, desserts with non-traditional ingredients (miso ice cream anyone?) and chefs fermenting anything that wasn’t nailed down. … 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

New Ciele Yard Hats + Specialized Water Bottles!

by Yard Athletics – Sept 19th, 2019 By far one of the most exciting merch collaborations Yard Athletics has done to date. Available now in the gym are both new YARD branded Ciele running hats, as well as YARD branded Specialized water bottles. Ciele started in Montreal over 5 years ago, and has since grown to become the hat for … Read More

RECIPE – Tuna Fried Rice

by Henry Gould – Sept 12th, 2019 This recipe might sound like something you made in college when there was quite literally 2 items left in the cupboard. But never fear! This is a delicious meal you can make week in, week out. Do you like healthy lunch / dinner ideas you can make in ~30 minutes? Do you like … Read More