22Sep
By: Neghar On: September 22, 2014 In: Eat, Featured Posts, Nutrition Comments: 29

People are always asking me about food. They want to know what I eat and how much of it I eat. They want to know what they should eat and what they shouldn’t. They want to know if they should eliminate grains and dairy and if it’s okay to...

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12Aug
By: Neghar On: August 12, 2014 In: Fashion, fat loss, Featured Posts, Fitness, Metabolic, quickie Comments: 7

Summer isn’t over yet. The kids are headed back to school soon. Clothing stores have begun to stock Autumn apparel. The sunlight hours are waning. But, we’ve still got plenty of gorgeous, sunny days to embrace and appreciate, and plenty of opportunities to get outside and move before the...

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11Aug
By: Neghar On: August 11, 2014 In: Be Happy, fat loss, Featured Posts, Fitness, Mindset Comments: 6

“…Before happiness and success comes your perception of the world. So before we can be happy and successful, we need to create a positive reality that allows us to see the possibility for both.” -Shawn Achor, bestselling author Which is more important: nutrition or exercise? Let’s settle this debate,...

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30Jul
By: Neghar On: July 30, 2014 In: Be Happy, Eat, Featured Posts, Lifestyle Comments: 17

Earlier this week, I brought you Part One of the Lean & Lovely Method: Training and Exercise. Learning to exercise efficiently, in a way that gives you an edge in strength and fat loss is integral to your continued growth as a Lean & Lovely lady. I started with the fitness...

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28Jul
By: Neghar On: July 28, 2014 In: Be Happy, cardio, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Metabolic, Yoga Comments: 63

A day doesn’t go by where I’m not asked advice on something fitness or nutrition related, and I happily oblige because I am passionate about empowering women through strength. Women everywhere want to invest more in themselves, improve their physiques, and create sustainable eating and exercise habits. Essentially, they want to...

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16Jul
By: Neghar On: July 16, 2014 In: Be Happy, Eat, fat loss, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Travel Comments: 13

I travel so often that I sometimes wonder why I even pay rent. It’s not uncommon for me to unpacked suitcases from multiple trips, and random boarding passes stuffed into compartments of my purse. I rarely have a fully stocked fridge, and I’ve seen more airports and train stations in the...

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23Jun
By: Neghar On: June 23, 2014 In: Be Happy, Eat, Fashion, fat loss, Featured Posts, Lift, Mindset Comments: 59

How do you get a bikini body? Put a damn bikini on your body.

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14Aug
By: Neghar On: August 14, 2013 In: Be Happy, Family, Featured Posts, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 16

I’m writing this from my new desk, in my new office, in my new home…in California. With the exception of this desk, a chair, and chubby little bulldog on my lap, the room is essentially empty. Last week, I loaded everything I own into cardboard boxes, and made my...

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10Jan
By: Neghar On: January 10, 2013 In: Featured Posts, Fitness, Lifestyle, Mindset, Video, Yoga Comments: 89

I promise this isn’t going to be one of those annoyingly generic posts that gives you the typical reasons why yoga is good for you. I mean, obviously it’s good for you-so are broccoli and fish oil. But we don’t always do things that are good for us, do...

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07Jan
By: Neghar On: January 7, 2013 In: Eat, Featured Posts, Nutrition, Recipe, Whole30 Comments: 24

In the week that I’ve been doing this Whole30, I’ve found that I am much more excited to cook than usual. Although I normally eat pretty clean, I don’t think I’ve gone 30 days without wine since I was pregnant with Isaac. That’s almost 7 years, folks. So, saying...

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