The Best of Life in Spandex 2016


The Best of Life in Spandex 2016!

2016 in a one word description would be something like… changing. Maybe it’s a part of being twenty-something, but I feel like I’ve seen some of the biggest changes in my life during the past couple of years. During 2016, I acquired my Precision Nutrition Certification, went through a major personal life change, and was awarded a promotion at my work that combines my passion for fitness with my knack for marketing. These pivotal moments of 2016 not only changed my life circumstance, they helped me grow as an individual. Change can be scary for a lot of people. For me, it’s freeing. It’s freeing to know that no matter what the circumstance, it can change. And not only can Read More

Bounce Back Fat Burning HIIT Workout


Bounce Back Fat Blasting Workout

Feeling a little bit… fluffy? I’ll be the first to admit that I enjoyed the holidays thoroughly, indulging way more than I normally do. I don’t stress about a little bloating, water weight, or extra “fluff” because I created timeless memories. Plus, I know how to help my body bounce back quickly! During the last couple weeks of December I let myself enjoy holiday desserts, champagne, refined carbohydrates full of gluten and cheese, and sometimes sleep in instead of working out. But I’m over it! I started to feel a change in my energy levels, my skin broke out, my productivity dwindled, and my pants felt a little tight. I knew it was time to get back to my normal clean diet, sleep patterns, and workouts. Read More




Healthy Cinnamon Buns to Keep You on Track This Year

Another year and the holidays have already come and gone! This year, Christmas lasted a week for me with four different Christmas’ to attend since both my and my boyfriend’s parents are divorced. Luckily, three out of the four houses are within 30 minutes of each other, so it was all manageable with little stress – a shocker for a holiday as packed as ours! After Christmas, we had the luxury of driving down to beautiful Santa Barbara, CA to visit R’s dad in his new home. The weather was perfect! We even enjoyed a lovely beach day! Yep, in December. I think taking a step away from rigid workouts and meal choices is really important not only for our Read More