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My Food Plan 27-1-18

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 27-1-18 I am excited to say that this week’s food plan features a new dish, chorizo, chilli and chickpea casserole! It is not one of mine I found it in a recipe book and I have… 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 28-10-17

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 28-10-17   A busy week ahead at DOAFB HQ with lots of new blog ideas finally being put into place, lots of one to one sessions to deliver and a big night out on Friday! As… 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 →

My Food Plan 2-9-17

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 2-9-17   I have got to say I am so delighted to be doing a proper food plan this week and to get back into a routine! After falling ill last week when I got back… Continue Reading →

4321 Exercise of the Week: Advanced Sit Ups

Advanced Sit Ups Sit ups are always a popular ab exercise, but after a while they can become pretty straight forward and often we can end up doing large sets of them to keep the difficulty level up. Well there… Continue Reading →

Nobody said it was easy

ARTICLE: Nobody said it was easy It has been a pretty tough week at Diary of a Fit Bird HQ! Work has been incredibly busy (which is not a complaint) and I have decided to update the whole of my… Continue Reading →

Long days & light nights

ARTICLE: Long days & light nights During the week the longest day passed over us and unfortunately that means shorter days are on the horizon. This is not something I normally worry too much about, but this year the thought of… Continue Reading →

4321 Exercise of the Week: Mountain Climbers with Plank Jump

Mountain Climbers with Plank Jump This week we are combining two quite difficult exercises to make one extra difficult 4321 exercise of the week! The two exercises we are putting together are mountain climbers and plank jumps. This combination not only… Continue Reading →

My Food Plan 17-6-17

ARTICLE: MY FOOD PLAN 17-6-17   Last week was pretty uneventful which is good news when comes to sticking to my food plan! I was going to try and make sweet and sour chicken on Saturday night but we ended… Continue Reading →

4321 Exercise of the Week: Around the World Lunges

Around the World Lunges This weeks 4321 exercise of the week is ‘around the world lunges’. Technically the exercise is quite straight forward, but the difficulty level comes from putting 3 types of lunges together! This ups the amount of… Continue Reading →

My food plan 20-5-17

For some of you this may be the first time you have looked at my food plan so let me put some context behind it. Each week I make a food plan for a few different reasons. I find it… Continue Reading →

My food plan 8-4-17

Last week I tried a lot of new dishes (most of which went well) because I had the time, but this week I have kept things very simple! Every meal is what you would call a classic dinner including chilli,… Continue Reading →

6am workout 4-4-17

VIDEO: 6am workout  4-4-17 This workout is packed full of all my favourite exercises! Each one has featured many times before so I do not think you will need too many pointers. Just a brief reminder to get the knee… Continue Reading →

Article: An Emotional Week

Article: An Emotional Week Being a personal trainer is a job that can bring many highs, moments of great achievements and huge amounts of job satisfaction. However, it can also be incredibly frustrating, disappointing and physically and emotionally exhausting. I… Continue Reading →

6am workout 20-3-17

VIDEO: 6am workout  20-3-17 Monday’s workout is a MUST to help kick start a good week! Kick it off then with this short sharp workout and you will feel great! The new exercise today is the side plank with leg… Continue Reading →

4321 Exercise of the Week: Froggers

Froggers As many of you will know, we post the previous exercise of the week from The 4321 Method® every Monday. Last week, we featured froggers and I think it is one you are going to like. It is not… Continue Reading →

My food plan 11-3-17

A day late on the food plan due to mayhem in my house! Have been getting a lot of work done in the house at the moment, therefore life has been a little less structured than normal! However, I cannot… Continue Reading →

6am workout 8-3-17

VIDEO: 6am workout  8-3-17 This is a straight forward workout in some respects, but it is important to pay attention to having good form. Press ups are a staple in any programme, but they are rarely done well! You need… Continue Reading →

Banana Pancakes!

Recipe: Banana Pancakes Mandatory pancake post on Pancake Tuesday! This is a healthier, but still tasty, pancake that you can choose, if you do not want to overindulge today. Aside from just on Pancake Tuesday, you can also enjoy these… Continue Reading →

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