207 episodes

Gary and Will are coaches at Coastal Strength & Fitness in Newport News, VA... dedicated to helping others get fit for life.

'Fit For Life Radio' shares strategies to help overcome common exercise, eating, and lifestyle obstacles and roadblocks. Along with stories of busy men and women who are living healthy, fit, and happy lifestyles to help you do the same.

Fit For Life Radio Coastal Strength & Fitness

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 28 Ratings

Gary and Will are coaches at Coastal Strength & Fitness in Newport News, VA... dedicated to helping others get fit for life.

'Fit For Life Radio' shares strategies to help overcome common exercise, eating, and lifestyle obstacles and roadblocks. Along with stories of busy men and women who are living healthy, fit, and happy lifestyles to help you do the same.

    #207: Coastal Strength & Fitness Spring 6 Week Program Breakdown

    #207: Coastal Strength & Fitness Spring 6 Week Program Breakdown

    In this week's episode of Fit For Life Radio, Coach Will and Gary break down the new 6-Week Training program that just started at Coastal Strength & Fitness.



    They go into some of the new exercises in this phase and thoughts and reasoning for our programming.



    The coaches also break down a schedule you can aim for to hit the WHO exercise recommendations for optimal health.



    Thanks for listening!



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    • 32 min
    #206: Do You Avoid Tracking Calories?

    #206: Do You Avoid Tracking Calories?

    In this week's episode of Fit For Life Radio, Gary and Will chop it up about their experience tracking calories.



    The coaches dive into why or why not we can find ourselves tracking calories or avoiding them and go into some of the features the apps have that are very helpful along with some of their own strategies.



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    • 51 min
    #205: The Cardio Benefits of Strength Training

    #205: The Cardio Benefits of Strength Training

    In this week's episode of Fit For Life Radio, Gary and Will dive into the cardio benefits of strength training.



    Learn why the American Heart Association is now endorsing strength training for its cardio benefits and what exactly those are.



    This is great for those short on time and we go into detail on what to do exercise-wise with minimum time available.



    The coaches go over exactly how strength training improves heart health and ways to make it more accessible so that you can get it done consistently.



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    • 37 min
    #204: The Trap Bar Deadlift Advantage

    #204: The Trap Bar Deadlift Advantage

    In this week's episode of Fit For Life Radio, we delve into the deadlift, specifically focusing on why we the trap bar deadlift over the straight bar deadlift at Coastal Strength & Fitness.



    Will & Gary break down the cons associated with traditional straight bar deadlifts and highlight the numerous advantages that come with utilizing the trap bar.



    Discover why it is:

    - easier to learn

    - safer to use

    - produces better results for athletes

    - helpful for those with range of motion limitations

    - and more



    Join us as we explore its effectiveness and why it is a great part of any individual's program who wants to look and feel their best.



    Whether you're a seasoned athlete or new to strength training, discover why the trap bar deadlift may be the best deadlift variation for you.



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    • 48 min
    #203: What To Do In Between Workouts

    #203: What To Do In Between Workouts

    In Episode #203 of Fit For Life Radio, join Gary and Will as they delve into the essential strategies for maximizing your fitness journey in between workouts. From optimizing your cardio routine to fueling your body with the right nutrients and prioritizing quality sleep, this episode is packed with actionable tips to help you maximize your workouts.



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    • 40 min
    #202: The Power of A Little Bit of Movement

    #202: The Power of A Little Bit of Movement

    Join Gary and Will of Coastal Strength & Fitness in Newport News, Va for Episode #202 as they uncover the unexpected perks of incorporating a little movement into your daily routine. They dissect a study that reveals how even light physical activity can yield remarkable health benefits over time.



    Sponsors

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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Eddiemoto ,

The real deal

I went to this gym several years ago and still enjoy listening to their podcasts. The guys you hear on the podcast are the same coaches you chat with the gym.

They believe in what they do and have fun doing it.

finnious ,

Community is a health amplifier

Great content guys. Leaving this review after hearing episode #10 Andrew Vaught. Andrew discussed valuable lessons he learned about using coaching and major lifestyle changes to reach his weight loss goals.

TMFPressley ,

Professor

Very insightful podcast that that everyone can relate to when it comes to fitness and nutrition!

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