diaryofafitbird

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Dealing with Pressure

Pressure can be both positive and negative. Some people love pressure, they thrive under it whilst others cope very badly and it can lead to lots of stress and anxiety. I find I respond best when there is some pressure… Continue Reading →

Don’t go from 0-100

Life at the moment involves reaching the end of every single week and promising myself that the next week is going to be more productive. Therefore, every Sunday I set out the plan and get organised. The problem is that… Continue Reading →

Getting that workout in!

ARTICLE: GETTING THAT WORKOUT IN! Time is the most precious commodity in the 21st Century. Naturally, having children leaves you feeling as though you have much less time than ever before, but to be honest those without children struggle with… Continue Reading →

The Journey So Far…

ARTICLE: THE JOURNEY SO FAR This blog post has been 4 weeks in the making! Every single time I have sat down to write it something else has taken priority, normally Paolo, and somehow it is 4 weeks later. One… Continue Reading →

You have to be all in!

ARTICLE: YOU HAVE TO BE ALL IN If there is one thing that my experience in the health and fitness has taught me is that those that give it their all get the best results. So often we obsess about… Continue Reading →

Recipe: Chorizo, Chilli & Chickpea Casserole

Recipe: Chorizo, Chilli & Chickpea Casserole I feel like a traitor to my Italian roots posting this delicious Spanish dish. I have no idea how traditional it is to Spanish cuisine to be fair, all I know is that it… Continue Reading →

Making Yourself A Priority

ARTICLE: MAKING YOURSELF A PRIORITY Making yourself a priority is one of the biggest challenges I think many of us face when trying to reach our health and fitness goals. We are constantly getting pulled in a thousand different directions… Continue Reading →

MY FOOD PLAN 3-2-18

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 3-2-18 So the first thing we need to discuss this week is the absolute triumph that was my chorizo, chilli and chickpea casserole! I have referred to it as mine but to be honest I simply… Continue Reading →

My Food Plan 20-1-18

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 20-1-18   This food plan malarky is starting to feel like routine again, which is great! January is a very busy month for me so getting organised is a massive help! You might notice I am… Continue Reading →

Mindful Eating: What is it and why is it so important?

The rise of convenience food, eating on the run and the accessibility of snacking has led to an increase in mindless eating. That is eating without being fully aware of what we are putting in our mouth. We can consume,… Continue Reading →

My Food Plan 13-1-18

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 13-1-18 As I said last week, it was great to get back to food planning and the immediate impact it had on my week was incredible. The most important factor was that it helped me get… Continue Reading →

How I Stay Injury Free

ARTICLE: HOW I STAY INJURY FREE Before I delve into this post I should point out that I am well aware that by writing it I am seriously tempting fate!! However, up to this point, I have been injury free… Continue Reading →

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 →

Recipe: Fettuccine Bolognese

RECIPE: RINO’S FETTUCCINE BOLOGNESE  Now if I have said it once,  I have said it a thousand times, you can still enjoy pasta as part of a healthy balanced diet! Pasta and all other carbs do not need to be… Continue Reading →

Intervals: Reverse Crossovers

VIDEO: REVERSE CROSSOVERS   Try this finisher after your strength sessions! Each week I do 2-3 strength sessions and at the end of each I do some quick intervals to finish the workout off and get the heart rate pumping!… Continue Reading →

My Food Plan 11-11-17

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 11-11-17   This week at Casa De Marco we will be enjoying some Italian classics including tagliatelle bolognese and risotto! The bolognese is curtesy of my father in law as he will be showing me how… Continue Reading →

Recipe: Carne e Patate

RECIPE: CARNE e PATATE Here it is the first recipe from my new family inspired food blog! The first recipe comes from casa De Marco and is a recipe that brings back many happy memories of countless Sunday family dinners… Continue Reading →

The New Food Blog

ARTICLE: THE NEW FOOD BLOG For anyone that follows the blog regularly you will know the type of food that I enjoy has a big mediterranean influence, largely because this is the type of food I enjoyed growing up in… 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 →

My Food Plan 21-10-17

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 21-10-17 I enjoyed a little time off last week so food plan was later than expected and not as strict as it would normally be. Holiday mode is off though so it is back to my… Continue Reading →

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