Healthy Baking Swaps


My Favorite Healthy Baking Swaps – Yes, One of Them is Pumpkin!

Oh my gosh, I shot with Jaeson Daniel Photography this weekend and I am SO beyond excited for the finished product! So many awesome things are going to start coming your way. Make sure you subscribe (box to the right) so you don’t miss out on any of the upcoming updates, posts, challenges, contests, and more! But first, did you see the blog’s makeover?! Isn’t the homepage slider beautiful? 🙂 I feel like a proud mama right now. Eee! Things are coming together and it just makes me more motivated to get my message out to as many people as possible. If you believe in Life in Spandex, share it with some of your friends. Nobody has to empty their Read More




Barre Circuit Workout

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of barre workouts. There’s a million studios popping up all over the place and people are hooked. I would know because I’m a barre instructor in Carmel, CA! I fell in love with barre workouts a few years ago. The energy of the classes, use of the ballet barre, and fun music brought me back to my dancing days. It was only natural for me to become an instructor! Barre is a combination of Pilates, Yoga, and dance conditioning that sculpts and tightens your guns, buns, thighs, and core. Don’t be fooled by its low-impact, mainly isometric exercises (which consists of holding poses with isolated muscle fine toning movements). You can expect to Read More

Back to School Recover Resistance Band Workout - Triceps Kickback - life in spandex


Back to School Recovery + Sculpting Resistance Band Workout

It’s that time of the year again! Book bags are coming out of storage, stress levels are increasing, and the excitement of a new school year awaits. The other week, my energy levels were reminiscent of going back to school after summer vacation since I traveled for 3-weeks last month. At first I was super motivated to get back in the gym, to my regular eating habits, and to work. However, after a week back, I started to feel a bout of normal fatigue that comes with getting back into the groove. It happens to the best of us! When I start to feel my body slowing and my mind going blank, I listen to my body. This doesn’t mean I set Read More

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My Secret to Hushing Negative Self-Body-Talk

I’m getting so excited! There’s something major in store coming up for you babes in the next few weeks! I’m going to keep my lips sealed for the most part until then, but I can tell you it will involve some upcoming photo shoots! I’m excited, and also a little nervous. It’s been a while since I’ve been in front of a professional photographer and his unforgiving lens. And, I’m planning to share these photos with the entire internet! Gah! I tell all of you to love your body for all of its amazing qualities and to quit comparing yourselves. Yet, even I know it’s much easier said than done. We can all be our own worst critics! I feel Read More