Broke my PR in number of pull ups in a year

I joined Fitocracy, a social media platform for people who exercise and/or weight-lift. Groups can create challenges that have: a goal such as most number of repetitions of a particular workout, or heaviest repetition of a particular workout (e.g. squats or benchpress with the wilks calculator) entrants (i.e. people who have joined the group and accepted … Continue reading Broke my PR in number of pull ups in a year

How to properly Overhead Press

Check the YouTube video by Megan where she goes over how to set your rack height, how to rest the bar, the bar path of the movement, and how to brace. She also wrote an article version if you want a primer before watching the 6:52 video. Awesome pointers that I would be using the … Continue reading How to properly Overhead Press

Use pry or byebug when the Ruby ‘app’ doesn’t use Bundler nor the Gemfile

I'm working through Ruby Koans where each koan contains several test cases. These group of test cases can show the workings of a Ruby object, like string. So newcomers to Ruby can learn its syntax, objects, and testing. And they also interact with actual Ruby files, which is different to the Interactive Ruby Shell (irb). … Continue reading Use pry or byebug when the Ruby ‘app’ doesn’t use Bundler nor the Gemfile

Using a template to create an app with .NET Core 1.1 as backend with Angular4 as frontend

After a few tutorials that didn't work for me and an angular template generator that failed on my Mac OS El Capitan... I found a Microsoft-made generator that creates SPA templates. The generator doesn't just offer Angular4, it also offers Aurelia, KnockoutJS, ReactJS, and ReactJS & Redux. This post is about using a template to … Continue reading Using a template to create an app with .NET Core 1.1 as backend with Angular4 as frontend