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

RECIPE – South Indian Lentil Curry

by Henry Gould – Dec 16th, 2020 Everyone has their go-to favorite comfort foods; things they cook again and again, week in, week out. This lentil curry is high on my list for a number of reasons: Delicious Easy to make Vegan Inexpensive  Freezes well Nuritious  – High in protein, high in fiber Antioxidants from the spices, chili and vegetables … Read More

Yard Athlete Development Spotlight: Brett Festerling

by Yard Athletics – Dec 9th, 2020 We’re back with the latest installment of our Yard Athlete Development Spotlight. This week we’re getting to know a Yard Athletics legend by the name of Brett Festerling. “Festy” has been a mainstay with Yard Athletics since the early days, and has carved an impressive career that has gone from the WHL, NHL … Read More

RECIPE – Mexican “Roadside Chicken” w/ Quick Green Salsa

by Henry Gould – Dec 2nd, 2020 If you’ve traveled through Mexico, you’ve likely seen the roadside stands of chickens cooking, either whole on a rotisserie or in pieces on a charcoal grill. They always look amazing, but sometimes it can be intimidating to order food you’re not familiar with, especially if you don’t speak the language. The good news … Read More

Overcoming The November-COVID Blues

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by Henry Gould – Nov 18th, 2020 It’s halfway through November 2020 and the combination of a relentless global pandemic, coupled with increasingly dark and cold weather is… well… a little much TBH! Some days are going to feel downright shitty, and that’s to be expected. Instead of letting them push you around, follow a game-plan to take action and … Read More

20 Questions w/ Jamiel Moore-Williams: Yard Athletics Personal Trainer

by Yard Athletics – Nov 11th, 2020 It’s our pleasure to finally introduce Jamiel Moore-Williams to the Yard Athletics 20 Questions series! Long overdue but just in time, we wanted to fire our famous 20 Questions at “Jam”, who you might have had the pleasure of training with Wednesday afternoons in the gym. As always, we want to peel back … Read More