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Welcome to Coastal Fitness.

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.



  • #123 - How To Design A Training Programme With Ed Haynes June 27, 2022
    In this episode, Ed goes solo to talk about writing and designing training programmes. He starts by sharing his journey writing group programmes at Coastal, including all the mistakes and lessons along the way. He then provides a framework for how we now design our group programme training cycles, and uses examples from the most […]
  • #122 - Coaches Roundtable: De-loading and Self-Regulation June 20, 2022
    In this episode, Ed sits down with Liam and Lotte to talk about de-loading. What is it, why do we do it, and our past and present relationships with de-loading. We also share some simply awareness tools which you can incorporate into your own training, which can help you to more effectively self regulate.   […]
  • #121 - Olivia Park: The Impact Of Losing Your Menstrual Cycle June 13, 2022
    In this episode, Ed sits down with repeat guest, Olivia Park. Olivia is a female Health and Performance Coach and is the founder of Grit and Grace. Her goal is to help active women stop second-guessing themselves and train with purpose. This conversation has it all. The main theme of the conversation revolves around Olivia’s […]
  • #120 - Stretch Rayner: Coaching Burnout, Prioritising Health and Building an Online Presence June 6, 2022
    In this episode, Ed sits down with Stretch Rayner, Founder of Protect The Asset. Ed and Stretch first met during a Poliquin Coaching Certification Programme 12 years ago, and have followed each others journey from a distance. They both share very similar coaching and athlete stories - Injuries, burnout, frustration with others, lack of growth, […]
  • #119 - Jack Thomas: CEO and Founder of Base, voted Asia’s best gym May 30, 2022
    In this episode, Ed sits down with Jack Thomas, Founder and CEO of Base Fitness in Bangkok. Jack shares his story from working for a Bank in England, making the decision to move to South East Asia, how we started selling clothes from a local market on eBay, to eventually founding and running Base Fitness, […]
  • #118 - Coaches Roundtable: “Why do you train?” May 23, 2022
    In this episode, Ed sits down with Process Programming coaches Schalk, Lotte and Karan for a “Coaches Roundtable” discussion. Today’s conversation revolves around the question.”Why do you train”? We start by sharing our stories of when we first started training and why, and conclude by sharing why we now train. Hope you enjoy the conversation! […]
  • #117 - Cameron Currie: CrossFit vs Health, Coaching Burnout and Entrepreneurship May 16, 2022
    Cameron Currie is a member of the Process Programming community who follows the ELITE training track. He is also the owner and founder of Base3 Fitness, he’s a US airforce veteran, has competed at the CrossFit Regionals 4 times and is the host of the Base3 Podcast.    In this episode, Ed and Cam catch […]
  • #116 - How to balance Resistance and Conditioning Training May 9, 2022
    In this episode, Ed and Liam sit down and share some food for thought on how to balance resistance training with conditioning training. We start by defining resistance and conditioning training, the benefits of each, and the differences in rate of adaption. We then look into a number of different avatars, and explore the difference […]
  • #115 - Nik Jordan: MRI’s vs Function of the individual, 3 steps to assessing an injury, and Strengthening our weakest positions May 2, 2022
    In this episode, Ed sits down with Nik Jordan, founder of Momentum Online. We walk about the importance of assessing the individuals function when interpreting MRI results; Nik’s 3 step process when assessing an injury; and some conversation around a recent post of Ed’s on concepts around ‘pre-season’ training in the sport of CrossFit Instagram: […]
  • #114- Q&A: Body Composition, Strength Testing, Off-season training, Using CF for other sports. April 25, 2022
    In this episode, Ed sits down with Tamarind Robinson to take on some listen Q&As. Find the questions below: 1. In your new cycle, I see that you guys are testing 6RMs and 5RMs. What’s the reason for this? 2. What are good workouts to test your strength and weaknesses in CrossFit.  3. For an […]

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