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We are Hong Kong's premiere strength and conditioning facility, created to positively impact people's ability to Live, Perform, and Compete.

We are community-driven, and take pride in every single person who trains with us.

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High octane interviews & discussions about all that is fitness, form and function from professional athletes, coaches and industry experts from around the globe.

We are all about the people and the process, and our mission is: impact.



  • #40 - Olivia Park: The Fear of Stillness; Stress; Guilt; Wanting vs Needing November 23, 2020
    In today’s episode, Ed sits down once again with Health and Fitness coach, Olivia Park. In today’s episode, both Ed and Olivia share some of their recent explorations into stress management and the importance (and struggles) of ‘slowing down’. Today’s conversation revolves around the concept of stress management, and our fear of ‘stillness’, particularly for […]
  • #39 - Q&A: Building an Engine; MRV; Group Training; Programming November 16, 2020
    In today’s episode, Ed and Ant Hayes combine forces once again to take on some listener questions related to to the topic of training. We had some great questions come through this week, which we attack in the following order: - What is the idea behind the “sustainable & repeatable” aerobic training? - Auto regulation […]
  • #38 - Luke Starr: Effective Methods for Training Both Strength and Endurance November 9, 2020
    Luke Starr is the owner and founder of Starr Strength and Performance, an online coaching organisation working with high-level of athletes in a number of different sports, but with a keen interest in the sport of CrossFit. This episode is an insightful back and forth between two passionate and experienced coaches sharing their lessons and […]
  • #37 - Building Coastal Fitness: The Team November 2, 2020
    In this episode, we switch gears slightly and talk about business. Izzy, taking the role of interviewer, asks Ed to retell the Coastal Fitness story: all the success and failures associated with building a team. If you are a part of an organisation, a business owner, or are a part of the Coastal and The […]
  • #36 - Frank Mastroianni: Tracking, Refeeds, Fasting, Alcohol, IIFYM October 26, 2020
    In today’s episode, Ed sits down with Nutrition Coach Frankie Mastroianni to take on some listener Q&A’s. Frankie is the owner and founder of Activeworks Nutrition, an online nutrition coaching organisation working with folks individually and in groups. In this episode, Ed takes some of the most frequently asked nutrition-based questions from his Instagram Q&As, […]
  • #35 - Tamarind Robinson: Training VS Competing and Self-Regulation October 19, 2020
    Ed catches up with Tamarind Robinson, and together they discuss some of the learnings and lessons from recent times. We talk about her shift in training and mindset since life became ‘busier’, and since making the commitment to focus on training instead of competing. A large part of the conversation surrounds the idea of ‘intuitive […]
  • #34 - Simone Arthur: Reverse Dieting, Calories vs Nutrients, Gaining and Losing Weight October 12, 2020
    Simone Arthur is a nutritionist working for The Method, an online group of dedicated nutrition coaches. She works with folks in all walks of life but has a particular interest in working with athletes - one of them being the worlds fittest women, Tia-Clair Toomey. In this episode, we begin by unravelling Simone’s story, and […]
  • #33 - Andrew Russell: Rational Thinking; Trusting The Process & Controlling the Controllables October 5, 2020
    In this episode, Ed sits down with his childhood friend and professional footballer, Andrew Russell. Playing in one of the strongest football leagues in the world alongside some of the best players in the sport is a dream that many aspire to, but only few actually achieve. But what we don’t see is the trials […]
  • #32 - Q&A: Biggest Training Mistakes, How to Get Strong, and Training Without a Goal September 28, 2020
    Ed and Ant sit down to answer some great listener questions related to TRAINING. Working their way through 12 questions, Ed and Ant share different perspectives in how they attack the questions: Ed the coach who is training for longevity vs Ant the coach who is training for elite sport. In this episode, we discuss […]
  • #31 - Richard Aceves: Evolving vs Progressing, Training Intent, and Being Present September 21, 2020
    Richard is the right-hand man to industry pioneer Julien Pineau, founder of StrongFit. Together, they have spent the last 3+ years travelling the globe educating coaches on their unique methodologies of training and coaching. This episode is packed full of knowledge, so have your pen and paper at the ready folks. We discuss Richard’s near-death […]

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