My life as a fit bird



Top tips for 2018!

ARTICLE: TOP TIPS FOR 2018! Here are some top tips for helping you reach your health and fitness goals in 2018. I have split them into dieting and exercise because each involves a different approach and also because each of… Continue Reading →

My Food Plan 4-11-17

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 4-11-17   An exciting week and weekend ahead at Diary of a Fit Bird HQ as I am adding a new feature! As of next week, I will be posting recipes straight from the heart of… Continue Reading →

Key factors that helped me succeed

ARTICLE: Key factors that helped me succeed Eating well and training for a set period of time is something that many people can manage, particularly if there is a set target to work towards like a wedding or big birthday…. Continue Reading →

Avoid the Monday Dread!

ARTICLE: How to avoid the Monday dread! So it’s back to Monday, back to work, back to uni, back on the school run and back to the gym. Oooft! What a day! Along with the Sunday night fear, Monday morning… Continue Reading →

Workout 8 Weeks 5-8

VIDEO: Workout 8 Week 5 Time for the final workout of the week and it is a goodie, even if I do say so myself 😉. Keep the tempo high the entire time, moving quickly between each exercise, resting only… Continue Reading →

Workout 3 Weeks 1-4 (Week 3)

Workout 3 Week 3 Its week 3 and workout 3 of the 12 week challenge! As you reach weeks 3 & 4 you should be more familiar with the workouts no longer worrying too much about if the technique is… Continue Reading →

Workout 4 Weeks 1-4 (Week 2)

VIDEO: Workout 4 Week 2 It’s Thursday and that means I am posting the final workout of the week! Of course you can and should continue to complete the workouts as the week goes on 💪 We are finishing the… Continue Reading →

4321 Exercise of the Week: Plank Climb to Press

Plank Climb to Press A good tip to make any exercise more difficult is to combine it with another in the same move! That is exactly what I did for last weeks 4321 exercise of the week by combining the… Continue Reading →

Workout 1 Weeks 1-4 (Week 2)

VIDEO: Workout 1 (Week 2) It is Monday again so we are back to video 1. Now I have not made a mistake in reposting last Monday’s video, we are going to do the same 4 workouts for 4 weeks!… Continue Reading →

Recipe: Lamb Kofta Curry

Recipe: Lamb Kofta Curry I love a good curry, but it is not something that I cook very often. I am not very familiar with all the spices and so always feel a bit out of my depth. However, I found a… Continue Reading →

Workout 1 Weeks 1-4

VIDEO: Workout 1 weeks 1-4 Ok here it is people the first workout from the 4321 12 week challenge! It is all arms and core today so get ready!! 💪💪 The whole workout is:   Press ups x 15 Walkouts x… Continue Reading →

4321 Exercise of the Week: V hold

V hold The V hold is not as technical as some of the other 4321 exercises of the week, but do not let its simplicity fool you, it is a very difficult core exercise! Doing the v hold is an excellent… Continue Reading →

Recipe: Italian Butternut Squash Soup

Recipe: Italian Butternut Squash Soup I have to confess that soup is not one of my big food loves. I do not dislike it, but I would not say it is something that particularly excites me! However, I regularly make… Continue Reading →

6am workout 29-3-17

VIDEO: 6am workout 29-3-17 Today’s workout works the whole of the posterior chain, what do I mean by that? It works all the muscles in the back of your body, which is very important because a lot of the time… Continue Reading →

6am workout 28-3-17

VIDEO: 6am workout 28-3-17 Tuesday’s workout features a few exercises that you will be getting familiar with, however the lat pull down with the towel is one that sometimes causes a few issues, so let’s have a look at that… Continue Reading →

Article: Change Perspective

I have set a number of very big fitness goals over the last 6 months that involve single arm press ups, being able to do a minimum of 5 pull ups, getting more fluid with my prisoner squats and learning… Continue Reading →

Recipe: Salmon Fishcakes

  I always enjoy fishcakes, but have previously only ever bought them or had them in a restaurant. Particularly, with shop bought fishcakes, I would always suspect that the ratio of potato to fish would be heavily weighted in favour… Continue Reading →

6am workout 22-3-17

VIDEO: 6am workout 22-3-17   On paper this looks like a simple workout, but do not let it deceive you as the squats are more complicated than they look! Every 3 reps we pause and hold at the bottom of… Continue Reading →

6am workout 21-3-17

VIDEO: 6am workout 21-3-17 Flutter kicks make their first appearance in the 6am workouts this morning! It is quite an advanced core exercise so here are some tips to help you out and help you find the level that is… Continue Reading →

6am workout 14-3-17

VIDEO: 6am workout  14-3-17   It is time for your second workout of the week (remember the magic number is 4)! There are no new exercises today, but the double crunch has only featured once or twice, so I want… Continue Reading →

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