Northern Girl on… Weekly food/exercise diary 

With a holiday to Cyprus and bikini wearing looming I recently signed up to a weekly hiit class and ran a Twitter poll asking if I should document week 1 of my (hopefully) reformed healthy lifestyle and you guys voted yes! So here it is… 


  • Breakfast: scrambled eggs and tomato, yoghurt granola pot.
  • Lunch: jerk chicken salad with itsu chilli prawn crackers
  • Snack – grenade carb killer protein flapjack (before tennis)
  • Dinner: protein chicken singapore noodles with added sweetcorn
  • Water: 4 litre
  • 1 x black coffee


  • 200 squats
  • 1 hour of tennis
  • 10 squat jumps 
  • 22,386 steps 


  • Breakfast: scrambled egg and cherry tomatoes
  • Lunch: Jacket potato with tuna and low fat mayonnaise and spinach side salad
  • Dinner: 2 x grilled chicken breasts with greens and cajun seasoning 
  • Dark chocolate choc ice
  • 3 x black coffee
  • 2 litre water 
  • 1 x gin and slimline tonic


  • 200 squats
  • 7200 steps 


  • Breakfast: 2 plain croissants and tropical fruit pot
  • Lunch: jacket potato with low fat cheddar and spinach side salad
  • 1 x pack Ritz crisp and thins
  • Dinner: 2x tortilla wrap pizzas with low fat cheese
  • 2 x black coffee
  • 2l water
  • 1 glass of white wine
  • 2 x gin and tonic 


  • 200 squats
  • 16,300 steps


    • Breakfast: Myprotein chocolate pancakes with mixed berries and sweet freedom choc shot syrup
    • Lunch: jacket potato with tuna and low fat mayonnaise and spinach side salad
    • Dinner: nachos with guacamole
    • 1 x Cadbury hot chocolate
    • 2 x black coffee
    • 2l water


    • 200 squats
    • 7500 steps


      • Breakfast: myprotein chocolate protein pancakes with chopped strawberries and sweet freedom choc syrup
      • Lunch: jacket potato with tuna and low fat mayonnaise and spinach side salad 
      • Dinner: Wahaca street food and churros
      • 1 x black coffee 
      • 2l water
      • 1 x corona
      • 1 x G&T
      • 1 x red bull speedboat cocktail


        • 120 squats
        • 12,000 steps 


          • Breakfast: 2 x slices of cheese on toast
          • Lunch: gluten free sausage rolls with side salad
          • Dinner: gluten free lasagne with curley fries 
          • Grapes 
          • Handful of dark chocolate chips
          • 1 x black coffee
          • 2l water


          • 1 x hour yoga
          • 2km run
          • 8000 steps 


          • Breakfast: protein pancakes with dark chocolate chips and strawberries 
          • Lunch: broccoli and cheese quiche with salad
          • Dinner: homemade fajitas
          • 1 x black coffee 
          • 2l water 


            • 3km run
            • 30 mins yoga
            • 7000 steps 


            1. Giana Spiteri · July 30, 2017

              this has given me some inspo for my fitness journey! It’s always great to see ideas from other people xx



            2. Sian Reed · July 30, 2017

              This has definitely given me a few pointers! I always hit my water intake and step targets but anything else is a bonus!

              Sian x

            3. Lauren · July 30, 2017

              Good luck with your fitness journey! I really need to get myself into a healthier lifestyle and exercise more so I’ll have to bookmark this post for future reference

              Lauren | Lauren the Daydreamer

            4. Alicia · July 31, 2017

              This has given me the inspiration to start tracking my diet and start wearing my fitbit more so that I hopefully start to lose a bit of weight…or at least tone up slightly more.
              Alicia x

            5. Debra-Bow Clarke · August 9, 2017

              I really love this post! Although I might not be able to do as much fitness right now because of my health issues I could still follow a rough idea of your meal and eating plan… its a good way to fix things up and see where it gets you! Great post xx

            6. Steph // Steph's World · August 10, 2017

              Love this post! You have inspired me to get fit and try to eat healthy.

              Steph xx

            7. Chloe Dickenson · August 10, 2017

              This was so interesting to read, particularly the things that you ate! I also struggle to vary my breakfast and lunch options so this has definitely given me some inspiration! xx

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