Best Blog Posts of 2015


Best of 2015!

I know we’re all thinking it, where in the world did this past year go?! Looking back at 2015, I feel really good about the things I accomplished and I’m hopeful that 2016 will top it! I created Life in Spandex about a year and a half ago when I quit my full-time marketing job to become a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor. However, it wasn’t until July 2015 that I decided to really go for this whole blogging thing. I started posting more regularly, worked on outreach and networking, gave the website a whole new look and feel, updated my imagery with professional photo and video shoots, got branded, started a YouTube channel, got on the Pinterest train, Read More




New Q&A Vlog – Your Fitness & Nutrition Frustrations Solved!

Well, I’m finally home after my two back-to-back trips to Maui with my Dad and Brother and Chicago to watch R in the US Golf Amateur Championship. Both of the trips were so great and very different. Maui was relaxing, filled with lots of workouts, healthy seafood, protein pancakes, and beach time. If you haven’t checked out my Maui vlog, you’ll want to watch it for a glimpse into my booty workout and a recipe for my 150-calorie, low-carb, gluten-free protein pancakes! This past week in Illinois was an extremely busy, exhilarating whirlwind of golf, family, not so healthy food (hello Chicago pizza), and nonexistent workouts (except for the 4-5 miles of walking each day at the gorgeous Olympia Fields Golf Course)! But hey, it Read More




My First Vlog – Maui, a Booty Workout, & Pancakes!

Aloha! I’m in heaven enjoying a vacation in Maui with my dad and brother. Every morning I’ve gotten up early without issue (Maui is three hours behind PST) to pump out some awesome workouts before heading out for beach time, adventures, shopping, and relaxing. All of my favorite things wrapped up into one beautiful island. More of my trip to come in later blog posts!   Funny enough, though, one of the things I’m enjoying most is the extra time I have to produce content for you guys 🙂 – starting with this vlog! Which, if any of you don’t know, stands for a “video blog.” In this vlog, you’ll get a peak inside of my morning routine here in Hawaii, Read More