When you can’t control what’s happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what’s happening. That’s where your power isThis photo was taken the day before I broke my left arm! Let's make this very clear. This fracture is a blessing in disguise and things really could’ve been so much worse. When I … Continue reading Neeks Notes – On Making Lemonade Out of Lemons
Over the course of the last few years, I've gone through times where I relied heavily on meal plans to help me meet my goals. I've painstakingly followed these plans closely and I've learned the good and the bad that can come with carefully following meal plans. That said, I know how helpful they can … Continue reading Neeks Giveaway – 2000 Cal. Meal Plan
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
I often like to tell people that eating clean doesn’t mean eating less. But what does that mean? In this blog post, I wanted to show you how much more food you can eat when you clean up your food choices! Again, I have to start with my standard disclaimer. Remember, I am NOT CERTIFIED … Continue reading 1500 Calories (3 Ways)
You have to have a big vision and take very small steps to get there. You have to be humble as you execute but visionary and gigantic in terms of your aspiration.It's not about grand innovation, it's about a lot of little innovations: every day, every week, every month, making something a little bit better. The … Continue reading Neeks Notes – The Night I Became a Titan
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.
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
Let's face it, when it comes to reading food labels, things can easily get confusing. What's the difference between organic and non-organic? Cage free vs. free range? Whole grain vs. wheat? Believe it or not, there is usually a huge difference. Food labels can be purposefully deceiving and at the end of the day, you … Continue reading How to Decode Food Labels
When it comes to food ingredients, it's difficult to simply divide them all into "good" or "bad" categories. That said, there are some ingredients that are definitely worse for you than others. Use this guide to learn which ingredients are the ones I consider to be the "worst offenders." 1. HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP (HFCS)RATING: AVOID ENTIRELY ❌ ❌ ❌ High … Continue reading Watch Out For These Ingredients!