The Courtyard Club

The Courtyard Club is a limited membership gym with a full range of free weights, machines, and cardio equipment. Private training, pilates, and classes.

Operating as usual

[08/26/16]   Hey Everyone Just 5 more days to take advantage of the Zero Initiation offer on membership throughout the month of August!

[08/17/16]   The Courtyard Club was home to 3 Olympic Swimmers while they lived and trained in LA. We want to say Congratulations to everyone on an amazing competition!

05/02/2016

Our Semi-Annual Personal Training and Pilates Sale is back. Limited time offer expires 5-31-16!

05/02/2016

Our Semi-Annual Massage Sale is back. Limited time offer expires 5-31-16!

t-nation.com 06/16/2015

Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat? | T Nation

https://www.t-nation.com/training/is-your-ab-workout-making-you-look-fat

t-nation.com Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!

bodybuilding.com 06/07/2015

Ashley Conrad's Upper-Body Circuit Workout - Bodybuilding.com

Want to change it up in the gym? Try out this Upper Body Circuit from celebrity trainer Ashley Conrad!

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/ashley-conrad-upper-body-circuit-workout.html?mcid=EM_Sunday_NL_060715&rmid=Sunday_Content_060715&rrid=10143889&CIMID=812922

bodybuilding.com This fast-paced upper-body circuit will help you build strength and muscular endurance. Use it to bust plateaus or as part of your weekly training split!

t-nation.com 06/03/2015

Drink This, Not That! | T Nation

Put down that glass and read up on what you really should be drinking for optimal health:

https://www.t-nation.com/diet-fat-loss/drink-this-not-that

t-nation.com The truth about milk, sports drinks, beer, almond milk, broth, coffee and tea, bottled water, and more.

bodybuilding.com 05/27/2015

Gluten-Free Diets: Real Science Vs. Bro Science - Bodybuilding.com

Should you go gluten free? Check out the facts versus fiction here:

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/gluten-free-diets-real-science-vs-bro-science.html?mcid=EM_Sunday_NL_052415&rmid=Sunday_Content_052415&rrid=10143889&CIMID=812922

bodybuilding.com From gluten-free pizza to gluten-free brownie mix, our fascination with gluten-free anything has taken off over the past few years. But is gluten really that bad for you? See what the science pros have to say about going gluten-free!

t-nation.com 05/26/2015

4 Gym Gadgets That Are Wasting Your Time | T Nation

Dump the crazy gadgets and adopt these no nonsense approaches to training:
https://www.t-nation.com/training/4-gym-gadgets-that-are-wasting-your-time

t-nation.com Are you using any of these overhyped fitness gadgets? If so, should you be? Probably not.

issaonline.edu 05/20/2015

How to Sip Your Way to a Slimmer Midsection This Summer

Here's a safe and effective way to burn fat for the summer:
http://www.issaonline.edu/blog/index.cfm/how-to-sip-your-way-to-a-slimmer-midsection-this-summer?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Green-Tea-Fat-Burner&utm_campaign=May-2015

issaonline.edu If you’ve been around fitness circles for any length of time, then you’re probably no stranger to the infamous “summer cut.”

bodybuilding.com 05/01/2015

7 Tips To Rekindle Your Fitness Relationship - Bodybuilding.com

How are your fitness goals coming? Are you training and meal prepping with the same intensity as you did in January? If you need a little motivation to get back to it, check out this article:

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/7-tips-to-rekindle-your-fitness-relationship.html?mcid=EM_Content_042615_sunday&rmid=Sunday_NL_042615&rrid=10143889&CIMID=812922

bodybuilding.com Like any long-term relationship, staying in love with fitness takes work and care. Use these tips to rekindle your lifelong love of fitness!

t-nation.com 04/27/2015

10 Ways to Un-Suck Diet Food | T Nation

Try these ten ways to make your food more appealing while still staying on track:

https://www.t-nation.com/diet-fat-loss/10-ways-to-un-suck-diet-food?utm_campaign=Weekly-Dose&utm_source=T-Nation&utm_medium=email

t-nation.com Get ripped, get healthy, and get rid of those boring-ass salads. Here are 10 weird ways to make diet foods tastier and easier to prepare.

yahoo.com 04/24/2015

Why Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Is Technically Obese

Why isn't BMI the best indicator of health?

https://www.yahoo.com/health/why-dwayne-the-rock-johnson-is-technically-obese-117180855078.html

yahoo.com You'll be surprised by who the government considers too fat, too skinny, and just right.

cellucor.com 04/23/2015

4 Tips for Cheating on Your Diet

Stop feeling guilty for eating a cookie or having a glass of wine. Here are some tips to letting go of the negativity.

http://www.cellucor.com/blog/4-tips-for-cheating-on-your-diet?utm_source=Cellucor+Subscribers&utm_campaign=349b219f79-November+6+2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7ace8230b0-349b219f79-326187637&mc_cid=349b219f79&mc_eid=4e961c7d35

cellucor.com Cheat on your diet, and get away with it!

issaonline.edu 04/21/2015

Infographic: Guide to Vitamins & Minerals

Confused on which vitamins to take? Check out this great infographic from ISSA!

http://www.issaonline.edu/blog/index.cfm/infographic-guide-to-vitamins-minerals?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Guide-Vitamin-Mineral&utm_campaign=april-2015

issaonline.edu Go, go, go. Hurry, hurry, hurry. Grab a bite here, grab a bite there. We all live such busy lives these day and so busy at times, that too often, do not fuel our bodies with the essential nutrients they need to function optimally. So slow down and take a breather and refresh yourself with our compli…

[04/14/15]   Not seeing results from your magazine article workout? Here's a look at some under appreciated techniques for working out.

https://www.t-nation.com/training/5-things-exercise-nazis-get-wrong?utm_campaign=Weekly-Dose&utm_source=T-Nation&utm_medium=email

bodybuilding.com 04/08/2015

Is Sitting Really Bad For You? - Bodybuilding.com

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/is-sitting-really-bad-for-you.html?mcid=EM_032215_FEM_sunday_NL&rmid=032215_sunday_Female_NL&rrid=10143889&CIMID=812922

bodybuilding.com Sitting has recently been called ''the new smoking.'' Is sitting really killing you? Get the truth, and what you can do about it, in this article!

t-nation.com 04/06/2015

T Nation | 4 Training & Diet Arguments: Resolved!

Free Weights or Machines? Calorie Quantity or Quality? The answers may not be what you think. Check out this article for the truths regarding several feuding ideas of fitness.

https://www.t-nation.com/training/4-training-and-diet-arguments-resolved?utm_campaign=Weekly-Dose&utm_source=T-Nation&utm_medium=email

t-nation.com The scientific facts about machines vs. free weights, calorie quality vs. quantity, hard work vs. genetics, and high volume vs. heavy weight.

infinitelabs.com 04/03/2015

Best Fat Burning Pre-Workout Meal for Women - Infinite Labs

Maximize your fat burning potential by consuming this pre-workout!

http://www.infinitelabs.com/best-fat-burning-pre-workout-meal/

infinitelabs.com Best Fat Burning Pre-Workout Meal for Women.

infinitelabs.com 03/28/2015

BroScience: Training to Failure Needed for Growth - Infinite Labs

http://www.infinitelabs.com/how-to-build-muscle/

infinitelabs.com BroScience: Training to Failure Needed for Growth. Researchers found no difference in the routines that were taken to failure and those that were not.

t-nation.com 03/24/2015

T Nation | The Fat That Makes You Fat

https://www.t-nation.com/diet-fat-loss/fat-that-makes-you-fat?utm_campaign=Weekly-Dose&utm_source=T-Nation&utm_medium=email

t-nation.com For years they've been saying it's good for us. In reality, this type of fat is making us fatter and causing heart attacks. And it's everywhere.

t-nation.com 03/11/2015

T Nation | Four "Healthy" Foods that Aren't

https://www.t-nation.com/diet-fat-loss/four-healthy-foods-that-arent

t-nation.com Forget what the internet gurus are telling you. These supposedly

t-nation.com 03/09/2015

T Nation | The Rep Bible

Not seeing results? Try changing up your rep style with these tips.

https://www.t-nation.com/training/rep-bible

t-nation.com There's more than one way to do a rep. You have to choose the right rep style for your specific goal. Here's your guide.

t-nation.com 03/02/2015

T Nation | The Cure for Chicken Calves

Doing calf presses and not seeing results? Give this article a read!


https://www.t-nation.com/training/cure-for-chicken-calves

t-nation.com Train calves first and train them every day, from multiple angles and with high-volume, and watch them explode. Here's your workout plan.

t-nation.com 02/23/2015

T Nation | 10 Most Annoying People in the Gym

Are you guilty? Check out the top 10 most annoying people in the gym:

http://www.t-nation.com/powerful-words/10-most-annoying-people-in-the-gym?utm_source=wd_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly_dose-150222

t-nation.com They're rude, creepy, and sometimes just plain obnoxious. The question is, are you one of them?

www.bodybuilding.com 02/19/2015

Why You Should Ditch The Scale In 2015 - Bodybuilding.com

So many people live and die by the number on the scale each morning. Did you know it's not always an indicator of progress? Check out this article for better ways to gauge whether your fitness routine is working.

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/why-you-should-ditch-the-scale-in-2015.html?mcid=EM_sunday_NL_021515_Fem&rmid=Sunday_NL_021515_Female&rrid=10143889&CIMID=812922

www.bodybuilding.com Many of us measure progress in our fitness transformations with measuring tape, scales, and calipers. But if those numbers induce stress instead of motivation, then it's time to find a better way!

02/16/2015

One of our fabulous instructors, Ralph, showing off his fierce side after his 7am Power Sculpt class! You can also catch him Fridays at 7am and Sundays at 9:30am.
#thecourtyardclub #fierce #fitness #powersculpt

www.cellucor.com 02/02/2015

Best Tips for Losing the Last 5 Lbs

Losing weight is a challenge for almost everyone, but when it comes to the final few pounds, the struggle goes to a whole new level. You're probably used to training and making good choices with your diet, but the initial transition is over and your body has adapted. Check out these tips to lose those last few pounds and change up your routine!

http://www.cellucor.com/blog/best-tips-for-losing-the-last-5-lbs

www.cellucor.com If you've lost a lot of weight, the last 5 pounds might seem easy. But you need to approach this stage a little differently.

[01/30/15]   Are you suffering from sore, achy muscles? Foam rolling might be the answer you've been looking for.

http://www.muscleandfitness.com/workouts/workout-tips/get-roll-improved-muscular-performance

01/29/2015

Ally Ackourey pressing 35's today! #fitness #personaltrainer #girlswholift

muscleandfitness.com 01/27/2015

6 Tricks to Improve Your Posture

Are your shoulders and back aching from sitting at a desk all day? Check out these tips for improving your posture while increasing functional muscle strength!

http://www.muscleandfitness.com/workouts/workout-tips/6-tricks-improve-your-posture

muscleandfitness.com Carry yourself well for boosted confidence and healthier shoulders.

t-nation.com 01/19/2015

T Nation | The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Now that you are working on your diet, it's time to build those abs! Check out these tips for getting a six pack and avoiding injury.

http://www.t-nation.com/training/4-dumbest-ab-exercises?utm_source=wd_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly_dose-150118&utm_content=title_article_1

t-nation.com Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.

nytimes.com 01/15/2015

What 2,000 Calories Looks Like

While the idea of "getting in shape" often conjures images of long sweat sessions at the gym, one of the most overlooked components of fitness is nutrition. Check out this article - you might be surprised at how many calories are in your favorite go-to meal!

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/12/22/upshot/what-2000-calories-looks-like.html?emc=eta1&_r=2&abt=0002&abg=1

nytimes.com Even as restaurants talk about smaller portions, they continue to serve a full day's worth of calories in a single meal — or even a single dish.

01/01/2015

Happy New Year from The Courtyard Club! Lets make 2015 the best year yet! Get started on your resolutions early and ask about working with one of our private trainers or plates instructors!

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One of our trainers, Ally, hitting 275# on squats for 3 reps!
One of our trainers, Ally, going #HAM on the bench press - 135# !

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5750 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 175
Los Angeles, CA
90036

Opening Hours

Monday 5:30am - 11pm
Tuesday 5:30am - 11pm
Wednesday 5:30am - 11pm
Thursday 5:30am - 11pm
Friday 5:30am - 9:30pm
Saturday 7:30am - 8pm
Sunday 8:30am - 8pm
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