The Yard Athletic

The Highest Quality Training South Africa Has To Offer For Everyday Individuals, Professional & Athletes.

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The Yard Athletic

With a lack of legitimate, no BS training facilities in Johannesburg, South Africa, The yard Athletic was opened in 2012. Guided by a philosophy of blending the science and attitude, our NO FLUFF, NO FRILLS, results-based training has quickly put us a step ahead of competition as we've garnered a reputation as one of - if not thee - best private Strength and Conditioning facility in SA. Our combination of knowledge and an inspiring, high-energy environment leads to a training experience that ensures that we are getting the best possible RESULTS for our members. At The Yard, you'll be guided through the most effective training programming and methods by highly skilled trainers who are passionate about helping you reach your goals.

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It's our mission to help every member achieve the best results possible. We expose members to the right dose of strength, power, speed, and metabolic conditioning training as well as posture, movements, and corrective work specific to their individual needs and goals. This allows us to achieve our mission in the most efficient manner possible.



It's our passion. The main criteria for being part of The Yard is having a crazy passion for strength and fitness. This unwavering passion keeps us motivated to be the best trainers and provide the best service possible for our members.



We never stop learning. Our relentless pursuit of knowledge as we continually strive to find and refine the best possible training methods for members translates to a training experience and results that are hard to find anywhere else. Our training will help you improve your weaknesses and enhance your strengths, taking your health, and performance to the next level.


Group Fitness

Group Fitness classes at The Yard Athletic are one of the most effective ways to lose weight, gain muscle and improve your overall fitness with like-minded individuals. With Group Fitness Training, you'll experience motivation and accountability you just don't get with other Fitness Programmes.

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Semi Private Personal Training

The Yard Athletic's Semi-Private Personal Training sessions are the best, most affordable way to work with a Personal Trainer on a programme designed specifically for you! During these sessions, our trainers will take special care of each client, understanding their goals and fitness needs and abilities.

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12 Week Body Transformation

Due to the popularity of our annual transformation challenge we have created a 12 week membership focused on getting you in the best shape of your life. Regardless of your age or fitness level, we'll help you lose your waist line, get stronger and fitter, and feel the best you ever have.

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Our Services

Our elite trainers offer a range of services to match your fitness goals

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Resistance & Strength Training

Along with toning your muscles and building those bulging biceps and washboard abs, Resistance Training will also protect your joints from injury, help to build and maintain flexibility & balance, and help to burn off and keep off unwanted fat.

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Cardiovascular & Heart Health

The benefits of improved Cardiovascular Health are endless. Along with improved heart health, increased metabolism and improved recovery time, you'll also stave off diseases and have you feeling good long after your workout.

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Injury Prevention & Defy Aging

Working out is the secret to staying young and healthy. If you want to slow down the clock and maintain your independence late into life, we can teach you how to get the most out of your workouts and prevent injuries and aging at the same time.

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Nutrition & Weight Management

If your goal is to lose weight, look no further than your Nutrition. You are what you eat! Our team works hard to give you the tools, not only to achieve your goals, but more importantly, to sustain them!

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