Sign at a zoo advising guests not to use flash photography as the baboon has photosensitive epilepsy

Flashy Stuff Is Not For Everyone: The Science Of PSE (Photosensitive Epilepsy)

I would wager that if you are here on Coaching for Geeks, you probably dabble in gaming. Yet for some of our incredible community this can come with some dangers, so today we are going to take a bit of a dive into photosensitive epilepsy (PSE). The histories, causes, triggers, management of PSE, and of course, try to look at …

Do Insomniac Androids Wish They Dreamed Of Electric Sheep? Sleep Better With Us

  The Coaching for Geeks health expert, Robert House, tackles sleep, and lack there thereof (and no, I won’t make a corny Kingdom Hearts reference mostly because I myself am too tired to think of anything clever – Robin) In this tricky sequel article (debut: How To Beat The Carpal Tunnel Of Love) I am going to speak to you …

How to beat the Carpal Tunnel of Love

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome! It has nothing to do with fish. Or underground tunnels.   Coaching for Geeks’ brand new health expert – Operating Department Practitioner Robert House – explains what the hell Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is – and what you can do about it: As many of you will know, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) will affect a rather large portion of the …

Gymtimidation – Podcast 50

Don’t fear the gym! Everyone’s there striving to be better and we’re all at different parts of the journey. In this week’s episode of the Coaching for Geeks show, Coach Austin tackles gymtimidation in his inimitable Hyper Strength style!     It’s available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, and plenty more besides.   Check out more episodes of the Coaching for Geeks show. …

Snitches get Stitches – Catching up with the Quidditch Premier League

Quidditch! Turns out it’s quite an aggressive and inclusive team sport. 2017 saw the launch of the Quidditch Premier League. I first met with the director, Jack Lennard, plus some of the key players for our podcast last year. I caught up with Jack to find out what’s been going on in the world of Quidditch, and do snitches, in …

Episode 34 ofteh Coaching for Geeks show featuring Sam Pogue stretching in front of a lake

Sam Pogue, Onnit Warrior

Onett Town? Coach Austin calls upon one of the highest ranked coaches in the fitness Industry, Sam Pogue, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Onnit & founder of the Fitness Breakroom Podcast to share his XP points with the Coaching for Geeks tribe.  Fitness Breakroom Launches December 4th 2017 http://www.fitnessbreakroom.com/ About Sam Sam Pogue is the co-founder of Fitness Break Room, an online …

Three Overused (and probably nonsense) Fitness Terms to Avoid

Basically B.S. Before we set off, and this is no B.S., come and join the Facebook group for daily geek life, dating and fitness advice. Recently there has been a big boom of fitness interest and participation, again (think back to the 90s and again in the 80s – legwarmers for everyone!), which means a lot of newbies will be …

Sorcerers of Southwark: Defend the City – Robin Reviews

Night falls across and evil stirs – it’s time for the Sorcerers of Southwark to Defend the City! A quiet ecology park. A secret enclave of wizards in South London. A mystical menace lurking in the woods.   The entrance to the park deserted, except for a few muggle joggers, or are they dark wizards in disguise?   It’s time …

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 …