This is DADBOarD

A journey into fatherhood, one ab muscle at a time...

Welcome to DADBOarD, thanks for stopping by!

This is my blog, aimed at all you dads out there - whatever stage of parenting you're at - who, like the rest of us, probably struggle to balance normal life and looking/feeling good.

I’m here to share with you my journey from a soon-to-be dad to a fully-fledged father, all the while trying to keep fit and not get that so-feared DadBod! I'm passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and I'm here conducting my own experiment to show you that we can stay (or even get) fit, feel great and not bust a gut doing it, all whilst enjoying life and starting/having a family!

I hope you enjoy reading about my experiences...


December 17, 2017

I know it’s a bit of a bad attitude, but I like to think of December as an “off month”; we’re so close to Christmas and all the necessary festivities with friends and family, etc. and there’s so many new food and drink ideas in all the shops, that it can be quite tempt...

October 3, 2017

We've entered the final 2 weeks before Baby Rodgers aka "Terry" arrives and although birth could now happen at pretty much any time, I'm still in that weird place between denial and excitement. 

I've been asking myself a lot lately if what I am feeling is normal for a f...

September 11, 2017

I hurt my back. Again. The last thing I want to be is a young dad with a bad back! 

As you all know, this is a very common injury and can happen to anyone, at any time and for whatever stupid reason it decides to. We use our backs all day, every day and due to the...

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