Level Up Your Legs!

  People usually dislike taking on hard tasks due to being forced out of their comfort zone. If you ever set foot in a commercial gym/health club you will notice that 99% of the strength equipment is catered towards more upper-body emphasis training (bench press, bench press and bench press) with only 1% catering to some type of leg training …

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SpecialEffect – The Gamer’s Charity

Brilliant episode of the podcast today, and only recorded yesterday! Coach Robin met with Mark Saville of SpecialEffect to talk gaming. Not just gaming, but gaming with disabilities – SpecialEffect create bespoke solutions for gamers who are no longer able to use traditional input devices. From tongue depressors, to eyegaze tracking, via joysticks of all kinds.  They do phenomenal work …

We’re Back!

    Cor, that took a while but the Coaching for Geeks website is up and running!   You’ll find regular blogs from me, Robin Bates – on levelling up all aspects of your life, getting more satisfaction, achieving more, planning, and getting the things you most want to live the best geekiest life.   I’ll be reporting from conventions …

Feeling lost? Free event to get you back on track.

I’m a prime example of what can happen without a plan. I climbed my way to the top of the corporate ladder and wondered why I was there and why I was so miserable. I had been coasting without a plan, drifting from island to island, mixing my metaphors and ending up on a sandbank of misery (OK enough of …

Gym Motivation

Do you believe that going to the gym is hard? Perhaps you always have an excuse or reason not to go; I do and I’m supposed to be the coach! Like everything, a little planning and reframing of the experience can work wonders. 1. Plan when you’ll go to the gym – make it non-negotiable exercise time 2. Plan your …