Shaquille O’Neal I have to lose 20 pounds by my 51st birthday in March.
Former NBA player already lost 40 poundsHe said entertainment tonight While speaking to the outlet about his upcoming virtual reality New Year’s Eve countdown special, Shaq-tacular Spectacular.
“I lost 40 pounds,” O’Neill said. “I’ve got to drop her 20 or so, but it’s impressive. Ima really carves and I’m doing an underwear ad with her sons.”
O’Neal and his ex-wife shawnee o’neal They share four children together, sons Shareef and Shaqir and daughters Amirah and Meara. The athlete also has Shawnee’s son-in-law, Miles, from a previous relationship, and daughter, Tahira, with ex-girlfriend Arnetta Yardberg.
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The former Lakers player, who turns 51 on March 6, said: E.T. He got some blood tests back and started on the road to a cleaner diet.
O’Neill said that being an athlete himself, he wasn’t paying close attention to what he was eating. ), taking supplements and drinking shakes, he said.
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“I’ve lost weight. I’m not 100% ninja mode yet. I’m still 75%,” O’Neal said. entertainment tonight.
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O’Neill recommends anyone wanting to be healthier to start with at least 30 minutes of walking a day.
what is his goal? “I think we were able to get Marky Wahlberg “I want to be known as Black Mark Wahlberg,” he said.
O’Neal opened up about raising six kids in PEOPLE’s November cover story.
He said that when the day came when he would “check into a nursing home,” his children would “do what i startedand continues to contribute to the “generational wealth” he has built throughout his career.
“I’m caring. I’m funny. I’m honest and I teach by example,” he said of his parenting style. I’m an example of that.” O’Neill said his kids were “much smarter” than he was and had the ability to succeed in school, adding, “I did it, but I’m not that smart.” added.