Cherry Pie Protein Bars


Healthy Cherry Pie Protein Bars

Hi guys! I’m in the process of moving and the majority of my time has been spend building beds, moving boxes, and organizing our stuff. I didn’t realize how much of it we have! How my boyfriend and I managed to fit all of our stuff in a one bedroom apartment with one main closet and one coat closet is beyond me. Now, I’m in North Carolina! So, this week I thought I’d mix it up and feature another awesome fitness and healthy living blogger who knows how to make a mean energy bar! I love her plant-based take on cooking and her recipes are seriously yummy! Another #girlboss and #gymrat who has had an amazing fitness transformation… Bri! Hi Read More

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Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Hello beautiful people! A big CONGRATS to all of you who completed the Summer Shape Up Series 4-Week Workout Challenge! If you are one of those ladies, I would love to hear your feedback about your results, what you liked about the challenge, and what you struggled with. If you don’t feel comfortable commenting below, you can shoot me an email at lifeinspandex10@gmail.com or post in the Private Facebook Group :). As a personal trainer, I hear it a lot, “I’m doing everything I should be doing but I just can’t seem to lose weight.”  My trainer/fittie/health guru/fitness friend alarms go off when I hear this. This is a huge turning point where someone decides to make a change or to give Read More

Summer Shape Up Series Total Body Workout


Summer Shape Up Series: Total Body Workout

It’s the final #WorkoutWednesday of the Summer Shape Up Series! You have a total of four workout days left. Make them count! I’ve put together a booty blasting, arm sculpting, ab toning, calorie scorching routine to get you over the final hump of the challenge. No muscle left behind! Check in with me once you’ve finished your workout by commenting below or posting on social media with the hashtags #lifeinspandex and #lissummer ! If you’re just joining in now, welcome! Make sure you sign up below to so you don’t miss the next workout series or future blog posts! You will also receive a FREE Member-Only Booty Workout after you enter your email :D. Sign Me Up! * indicates required Email Address * First Name  Last Name    Health and happiness, Read More

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Summer Shape Up Series: FINAL Week 4 Schedule

You made it to the final week of the Summer Shape Up Series! I am so frickin’ impressed with how many of you have stayed on top of your workouts and nutrition guidelines. For those of you who joined in late or were inspired in some other way from the month-long journey, you got this!! You can always go back to Week 1 and complete the month of workouts if you missed the bandwagon. We all start somewhere, and if it wasn’t three weeks ago, make it be TODAY! Finding your fit, gaining strength, and building confidence does not happen over night. It takes time. However, time will pass regardless, so make every day count! We are kicking it up a Read More

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Summer Shape Up Series: Burned to the Core Workout

It’s the third #WorkoutWednesday of the Summer Shape Up Series! Time is seriously flying! Nothing screams summer like a chiseled tummy. Unfortunately for all of us hopefuls, it’s impossible to spot reduce. This means you can do sit ups and planks until the cows come home. But, if your nutrition isn’t on point, you’ll have nothing to show for it. It’s a sucky reality a lot of us have to come to terms with. However, attaining a defined core shouldn’t be done through diet alone. We want muscles to be there once the layer on top starts to flatten! Plus, you can literally look pounds thinner by practicing good posture. And, there is no way to have a sexy stance Read More