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New habits I haven’t dropped in 2018

I just came back from a casual 4.5 mile run in the rain and I feel terrific. Before blogging on this website, I wrote all my personal blog content on the Day One app. It’s my safe haven for notes, thoughts and feelings I live that I prefer to keep private. One promise I made […]

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Making network requests more reactive with RxMoya.

The Rx ecosystem is strong. Before RxSwift, I used a brittle wrapper of an “Observable” type in my codebases, just so I could “subscribe” to values. It was really helpful to start, as I personally saw the benefits of being able to bind value changes to your UI, or any side effect really. It worked […]

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About Me

Hi, I’m Leo and I enjoy sharing stories, thoughts, and photos as I navigate through life. Quick facts about me I went to college for Exercise Science and started out as a strength coach for sports teams at New York University. I took a leap of faith three years later and taught myself how to […]

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What I learned building a fitness app as a personal trainer-turned computer programmer.

The fitness industry does not need innovation. I’m Leo and three years ago, I pivoted from pursuing a three-year post grad degree in Physical Therapy at New York University to learning how to code. Prior to that, I worked at NYU as a part-time strength and conditioning coach for its Division III athletes, and as […]