Geek Fit

Geek Fit

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Health. Wellness. Inspiration.

Episodes

Geek Fit 13: It Ain’t Easy Eating Greens  

This week on Geek Fit, Justin and Ally are talking all about how they’re trying to reconfigure their meal plans. Ally is trying Blue Apron for a few days per week, and so far she thinks it’s pretty great and its helping her and her partner spend a little more time together too. Justin had his own adventures with meal prep this week as he talks about slow cooker meals and his trial run with Sous Vide cooking. Also on this week’s show the Geekfit crew talks about BMI, making healthier choices while eating out, and Justin breaks down some of the post-surgery complications and limitations that bariatric patients face.

Links:

FitRPG (iTunes)
StepBOT
Sciatic Stretches 
Gastropod
Make [...]

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Geek Fit 12: We Got the Garmins  

On this week’s episode of Geek Fit, Ally and Justin discuss gamification in your workout routine, dealing with stress and anxiety when working from home, and some new wearables that they’re currently testing thanks to the amazing folks at Garmin! Also on this week’s show Ally and Justin discuss some very personal issues that are currently causing them to alter their workout routines, and Justin answers a listener email about what it’s like to have weight loss surgery.

Links:

Garmin Vivoactive
Garmin Vivosmart HR
Gastropod

Sponsors:

Gamefly
Warby Parker

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Geek Fit 11: Foam Rollers and Fitness Creepers  

This week on the Geek Fit podcast, Justin and Ally are joined by Ally’s massage therapist Amanda and they discuss the benefits of getting a massage, how and why you might want to use a foam roller, and a whole lot more. Also on this week’s show we discuss Oral Roberts University issuing mandatory fitness trackers to incoming freshmen, Justin shares his sure-fire way to improve your posture using a “Man Bra” and, of course, cake!

Links:

Fitness Buddy by Azumio
Jefit
Ally’s article on healthy habits
Stork Stand
Get Better Back
CraigsList used Yoga Mat
Foam Rollers

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Geek Fit 10: Not So Terrible Wearables  

This week on Geek Fit, Justin and Ally follow take your questions from the new Geek Fit Facebook group and discuss things like procrastination, their favorite podcasts, and how they’re both ready to try a new sleep tracking system. In addition to that, Ally shares her hands-on experience with several different fitness wearables, and she and Justin discuss several habits that can help you break up with dieting.

Wearable Recommendations:

Jawbone for in-depth app, workout options, all-in-one solution, better sleep data (Can read and write steps and sleep data to HealthKit)

 

Fitbit for wider support, price point for every budget, sure-fire integration with other apps and services – available pretty much EVERYWHERE (No HealthKit integration still? [...]

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Geek Fit 09: 2 Hosts are Better Than 1  

On this episode of Geek Fit we welcome our new co-host Ally Kazmucha, Editor and Chief of The App Factor. Ally shares a little bit of her personal fitness history and then she and Justin discuss several topics including fitness wearables, making small changes that become healthy habits, and they also answer your questions as well.

Links:

Lark
Sleep++ Article
MyFitnessPal
Beddit
Pocket Yoga
7 Minute Workouts
Fit Star
Timers
Varidesk App

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Geek Fit 08: Return of the Geeks!  

It’s been a long time since the last episode of Geek Fit. What’s Justin been up to? What does the future hold for the podcast? All of this and more is answered in this new episode. Next week the new format of Geek Fit will kick off w/ our new co-host Ally Kazmucha, and from now on you’ll get a regular dose of Geek Fit with some exciting new features… Stay tuned!

Links:

Join the Geek Fit Nation on Facebook
Follow Justin and Ally on Twitter
Email your questions to the show

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Geek Fit 07: Small Changes, Big Impact  

In this week’s episode Justin shares several small ways that he’s changing his life to make himself healthier, and gives you some insight on what you an do in order to identify and eliminate bad habits from your life as well. Also in this episode he discusses body shaming, bullies, and how you can join the Bully Project Mural.

Links:

Don’t diet. Make small, smart changes to help lose weight for life
15 Teeny Tiny Changes To Lose Weight Faster
Incorporate Diet and Fitness Into Your Day
21 Ways to Make Your Diet 100% Easier
Bully Project Mural

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Geek Fit 06: The Chronicles of Flargh  

This week Justin welcomes his first-ever guest on the show, Peter Cohen of iMore.com. Peter has been on his own journey to better his health and wellness as of late and he stops by to chat about his decision to have weight loss surgery, what keeps him motivated, how to make basic life changes, and of course, the Apple Watch.

Links:

Peter’s article on “How the Apple Watch is Pushing Me to Better Health“
Peter’s article on why “No One Needs an Apple Watch“
TheWirecutter.com’s “Best Standing Desks“
Quest Protein Bars

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Geek Fit 05: Sit, Stand, Be Healthy  

Sitting is killing you… There’s no denying it at this point. Our sedentary lifestyle is doing our bodies harm, and it’s time to start working on healthier ways to get our work done. In this episode Justin talks about the pitfalls of sitting, the benefits of standing, and why we need to have a serious conversation about how we treat people in the tech community.

Links:

Sitting is Killing You (infographic)
Varidesk
UpDesk
Evodesk
Bekant Desk (Ikea)
Headspace

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Geek Fit 04: Working from Home  

This week’s show deals with working remotely. As more and more companies hire remote workers it’s important to understand the challenges one will face when making the transition from an in-offive employee to an at-home working environment. Just shares with you some of his methods for coping with the changes that come along with working from home including how to make yourself feel like you’re not alone, how to interact with your co-workers regularly, and why putting on pants is one of the most important things you can do!

Links:

Justin’s Article on “Working from Home Without Going Crazy“
Coffitivity

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Geek Fit 03: Mental Health  

In this episode Justin discusses mental health. Although this is a tough subject for many to talk about, it’s definitely an issue that needs addressing, especially in the tech community. This show is full of mental health resources, and Justin shares some of his own personal struggles and advice for dealing with tough times. This episode may be uncomfortable, but it’s also necessary.

Links:

Geek Mental Health Week
Breakthrough.com
“You’re Not Alone” – Dan Donald
“Everybody Hurts, Including Me, and It’s Ok to Ask for Help” – Cory Miller
“Entrepreneur Ship and My Mental Health” (video) – Cory Miller
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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Geek Fit 02: P90X for Nerds  

Justin discusses ways that he attempts to gamify his workouts with 80s wrestling themes, what to do when your body pushes back, how he’s slowly changing his daily habits, and he gives details on the Super Hero Workout!

Links:

Super Hero Workouts
Lose It!
MyFitnessPal

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Geek Fit 01: My Story  

Geek Fit is a show all about health, wellness, and inspiration. Justin Seeley has been on his own quest for better health and wellness for the past 5 years, and during that time he’s gained valuable knowledge and experience that he wants to share with the world. In this first episode Justin breaks down his own personal history and struggles with health as well as what he’s doing today to get himself back on the right track.

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