When I'm making food decisions, I always like to say I prefer to choose options that give me a better "return on my investment." But what does this mean? I'll explain with a common scenario: If I'm craving chocolate, I could choose to snack on some fun size snickers bars...it'd feel great in the moment and … Continue reading You Could Literally Eat Either…. It’s Your Pick
In my “Neeks Answers” series, I pose a question to my followers about nutrition and then use those responses in order to give advice. In this edition, we will explore the question: “What health advice have you heard you need to follow in order to get fit?” I’ve responded to each of your responses with … Continue reading Neeks Answers: Health advice you have heard you need to follow to get fit!
Recently, I asked my followers a simple question: "What's the hardest part about getting fit?" You all gave me some great responses and in order to help you all with your fitness journeys, I've responded to each of your challenges with some suggestions that have been helpful for me! Scroll down to see my responses. … Continue reading Neeks Answers: What’s The Hardest Part about Getting Fit?
There are certain foods we all know we should eat more often: leafy vegetables, eggs, wild salmon, etc. But often times, we don't know the reasons why they are good for us. And without educating ourselves on these facts, it might make it easier to overlook implementing them into our diet. Here's a list of seven foods you should try to prioritize when planning your meals. Don't just take my word for it, take the time to learn WHY these foods are superstars.
Fact: Occasionally everyone has to turn to a popular fast food chain for a quick meal. But despite the fact that these chains often do offer up less than ideal meal options, it doesn't mean you can't make smarter decisions when eating there from time to time. Here's a guide to show you what meal options … Continue reading What Would Neeks Order at Popular Fast Food Chains?
Here's a question: Would you let less than 1 cup of rice and tops 2 tsp of oil screw up or derail you from your weeks of good work? No. I know I wouldn't. And when you consider a lot of popular sweets from this perspective, you might learn to look at them a little … Continue reading #Perspective: Would You Let a Little “Rice & Oil” Derail You?
Ran Out of Protein Ran out of Chicken Breast (Lean Protein) Need 4 oz... 3 oz Can of Tuna in Water + 1 Light String Cheese Stick ( 30g P, 0g C, 2gF) Turkey Breast cold cut (2.5 servings - Usually 4-6 slices per serving) (28g P, 0g C, 1g F) *4 Slices per … Continue reading Meal Prep: Life Happened. I Ran out of…
Protein Visuals Foster Farms Chicken Breasts, Boneless Skinless (10 lb. Total Weight) macro Breakdown 6 packs with 2-3 Chicken Breasts per bag: meaning on average, each one will be 11oz raw and 8.2 oz cooked (25% water weight reduction) = 70g protein and 4 g fat per cooked chicken breast. 0 grams of protein 0 … Continue reading Estimate Macros like an Engineer
Let's be real. Anyone who's struggled to follow a diet can probably identify with the above cycle. You start strong but when temptation or "real life" happens, you break your diet and sometimes, may even end up binge eating and feeling super guilty about it afterwards. I definitely struggled with this myself. The good news … Continue reading Neeks Tip – Diets vs. Lifestyle Changes
Every so often, you encounter an opportunity so big, that it seems as if your entire life had been building towards it. When I got the call saying The Rock had selected me for his new show, the Titan Games, I knew this was one of those moments. Get ready everyone! I am beyond thrilled … Continue reading Announcement – I’m Competing on the Titan Games!