Tropical Mango Smoothie Bowl


Tropical Mango Smoothie Bowl

I am feeling refreshed and fulfilled after an amazing vacation in Maui. We hiked waterfalls, layed by the pool, drank champagne, enjoyed local fish and coconut ice cream, went snorkeling, and munched on island fruit. It’s always an adjustment to transition from vacay mode back to adulting. Since arriving back to Monterey, I’ve started my new position at the gym (more to come on this later if you guys are interested), received my official Precision Nutrition Certification in the mail (yup, I offer Nutrition Coaching now!), and redecorated my bedroom, all while struggling from some major jet lag. It’s always an adjustment to transition from vacay mode back to adulting. Rather than mourn the end of my trip, I decided to Read More

Bathing Suit Bottom Workout featured


Bathing Suit Bottom Workout

For the past four days I’ve been snorkeling with sea turtles, munching on fresh island pineapple, and sporting my bikinis on the beautiful Hawaiian island, Maui! Which brings me straight to the focus of today’s workout. I get it, putting on a swimsuit can be nerve-racking. You’re practically naked… in public! On a day-to-day basis, the parts of our bodies we feel insecure about are easily hidden underneath clothes. Put on a swimsuit and they’re bared for all to see. Ladies, it doesn’t have to be this way! So let me start by saying, this is not your typical “Bikini Body Workout.” Oh no no no! Did you forget you’re reading a post on Life in Spandex?! Here, all body Read More

What's in my Gym Bag - The Essentials


What’s In My Gym Bag – The Essentials

Fit is not a one-size fits all. Our bodies are unique and require different training and nutrition to achieve desired results. However, there is one thing that every successful fitness journey includes… preparation! If you aren’t prepared to succeed, how do you ever expect it to happen? If you follow my nutrition and fitness advice, you’re probably doing a great job at meal planning and scheduling your workouts at the beginning of the week. But what are you doing on a daily basis to make sure your #noexcuse game is strong? To ensure my workouts happen five to six times per week, I always pack my gym bag the night before or the morning of. I’d be lost without it. I’m lucky enough Read More