20 Questions w/ Christina Kazemi & Talia Armstrong

by Yard Athletics – March 3rd, 2021 WE’RE BACK. The best question and answer series on the internet… accept literally zero substitutes. Forget about that other, less good Q&A from some “famous fashion magazine” that asks far too many questions and comes off sterile and inauthentic… No we’re not jealous. Today we welcome Christina Kazemi and Talia Armstrong, two regulars … Read More

RECIPE – Crispy Za’atar Cabbage w/ Sunny-Runny Egg(s)

by Henry Gould – Feb 25th, 2021 Cabbage slaw? Great. Braised red cabbage? Lovely. But… crispy fried cabbage….??????? NEXT LEVEL. Anything from the cruciferous vegetable family that gets cooked at high heat with oil seems to get more and more delicious. What are cruciferous vegetables? Cabbage (red, white, napa) Broccoli Cauliflower Brussel Sprouts Bok Choy Kale This recipe is basically … Read More

Introducing Melis Papila! NEW Yard Athletics Coach

by Yard Athletics – Feb 18th, 2021 Big news! Yard Athletics has just picked up a new first round draft pick 😉 … Please give a warm welcome to our newest personal training specialist, Melis Papila! Melis is now available to book for 1:1 and 2:1 personal training sessions at Yard on the following days and times. For all availability … Read More

What Tom Brady Eats Every Day

by Henry Gould – Feb 11th, 2021 You might have heard; Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers just won Super Bowl LV. For Brady this was his 7th Super Bowl ring from 10 total visits to the big game. That’s a lot! More impressive is the fact that Brady did this at the ripe old age of 43, making … Read More

RECIPE – Baked Spinach & Tomato Gratin

by Henry Gould – Feb 3rd, 2021 It’s one thing to say you’re going to eat healthy, and another to actually do it. Promises are made every weekend in the middle of the “Sunday Scaries” saying you will eat steamed broccoli and chicken breasts all week, no sugar, workout every day. Then Tuesday rolls around and temptation rears its head … Read More

Balancing “Push-Pull” In Your Workouts

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by Henry Gould – Jan 27th, 2021 “It’s all about the push-pull, eh Hank? All about the push-pull…” A few months ago as I got started a workout in the Yard, Shawzo’s words of advice came ringing through the gym. I can’t recall what prompted it – maybe me asking him for advice on an exercise? – but it’s since … Read More

20 Questions w/ Brandan Price: #YARDHARD Legend

by Yard Athletics – Jan 20th, 2021 We’re back! “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in….” Our famed 20 Questions series lives to see another day. This week we have a very special guest; Vancouver real estate juggernaut Brandan Price. Brandan is a man who never seems to take his foot off the gas, and … Read More

RECIPE – Grilled Pork Shoulder “Bulgogi”

by Henry Gould – Jan 13th, 2021 If you’ve started 2021 with “Meatless Mondays”, chances are by Tuesday night you’re craving something a little more proteinaceous (is that a word? seems like it’s a word). Korean bulgogi is typically thinly sliced meat – usually beef – cooked on a grill, but this recipe opts for pork shoulder instead. Why? Inexpensive, … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

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by Henry Gould – Jan 8th, 2021 Happy New Year! It’s a cliche’ as old as time: “New year, new me”. Rarely do the goals we set forth on Jan 1st last longer than a few weeks; soon the old habits creep back in and we find ourselves with a glass of Chardonnay on a Tuesday when we said it … Read More

New Year’s Eve Recipe Round-Up

Recipe – Ragu Bolognese

by Henry Gould – Dec 31st, 2020 Happy New Year’s to our entire Yard Athletics community! Despite a challenging 2020 we are chalking it up in the win column as it saw the much awaited opening of Yard’s very own gym, something Ilan and team had been planning for quite some time. Your NYE celebrations probably look a little different … Read More