I often like to use the following nutrition analogy: building a strong house is a lot like building a strong or healthy self. Imagine a scenario where you were given the task of building a house. For this task, you were presented a large number of tools or materials ranging from lego bricks to power … Continue reading Neeks Analogy – Building a strong and healthy self is like building a strong house
We all know that being "perfect" in the world of meal preparation and nutrition is never realistic. I like to remind my followers that partial credit always counts and can go a long way in helping you reach your goals! In fact, it's often those small adjustments that make a big impact in the long … Continue reading Neeks Tip – Being Perfect is not REALISTIC. REMEMBER, Partial Credit Counts!
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's the one thing that always derails you?" I’ve responded to each of your responses with some suggestions on how to stay on … Continue reading Neeks Answers – What’s the one thing that always derails you?
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?
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?
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
The science of losing fat is not very complicated. No matter the body part, as long as you are on a caloric deficit, are exercising, eating right, and practicing patience…you will lose body fat. In fact, if you are in a true calorie deficit, you can still eat junk food (Pop Tarts, Oreos, chocolate, candy, … Continue reading Neeks Tip – How to Lose Stubborn Fat