Alyssa Sparacino, SHAPE magazine

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Past articles by Alyssa:

I Tried Vegamour's Best-Selling Growth Serum, and It Brought My Thinning Hairline Back to Life

Sifting through Vegamour reviews and thinking, so, does Vegamour work? One Shape editor put the Vegamour Gro Hair serum to the test and the Vegamour before and after photos speak for themselves. Read more about why this topical hair loss serum worked for her. → Read More

Your Body Needs This Resistance Band Back and Shoulders Workout

This upper body workout from Sweat trainer Kelsey Wells targets the muscles needed to improve your posture with only a resistance band. With this back and shoulders workout you'll not just stand taller but prouder, too. → Read More

This Yoga Strength Training Workout Will Make You Feel So Powerful

Designed by Sweat trainer Phyllicia Bonanno, this yoga strength training routine is a flow for those looking to test their muscle endurance and mental toughness. → Read More

Sweat It All Out with This 30-Minute HIIT Cardio Workout

This 30-minute HIIT cardio workout was designed by Sweat creator and trainer Kayla Itsines. This bodyweight HIIT cardio routine requires zero equipment, so you can do it anytime, anywhere. Work up a sweat and burn a ton of calories with this energizing workout video. → Read More

This Active Recovery Workout Will Help You Bring Your A-Game to Every Routine

Give your sore and tight muscles the self-care they deserve with this active recovery workout from Sweat trainer Phyllicia Bonnano. This active recover routine can be paired with any kind of exercise schedule for optimal performance. → Read More

Level-Up with This One-Month Workout Routine for Beginners from Sweat x Shape

This 4-week workout routine for beginners was created with the help of four expert trainers from the Sweat app including Kayla Itsines and Kelsey Wells. Test your strength with these beginner friendly workouts that can be progressed from week to week to challenge your limits. → Read More

This Abs and Glutes Barre Workout Is Perfect for Beginners

This barre workout designed by Sweat trainer Britany Williams will have your abs on fire and butt feeling tight and lifted. This beginner workout is designed to give you a taste of barre classes at home while still challenging even those who are more familiar with the technique. → Read More

11 Freezer Meal Prep Hacks You Need to Try

This guide to freezer meal prep will teach you what to freeze, what not to freeze, and how to freeze your favorite foods such as sauces and soups. Plus, you'll discover how freezer meal prep can help you stop wasting leftovers and make your morning smoothie easier. → Read More

These Are My Go-to Biking, Hiking, Running, and Just Living Leggings — and They’re Worth Every Penny

Trust me: You ~need~ to ask Santa for like three pairs. → Read More

Join the Athena Club and You'll Never Have to Run to the Drugstore Again

One Shape editor shares why she loves the Athena Club razor and Cloud Foam shaving cream for preventing razor burn. This shave club for women offers a razor subscription service and will change the way you think about the act of shaving. → Read More

How to Effectively Work Out at Home Right Now, According to Jen Widerstrom

If you don't know how to start working out at home, these tips from fitness expert Jen Widerstrom can help. From bodyweight cardio exercises to the right at-home equipment to buy, she shares how to effectively exercise at home. → Read More

How to Make Chocolate Oatmeal In a Mug (In About 5 Minutes)

You can have a hearty breakfast ready in 6 minutes flat. → Read More

I've Worn This Lululemon Backpack Nearly Every Day for More Than a Year

When searching for the best backpack for the gym and work, I landed on this Lululemon City Adventurer Backpack and have worn it nearly every day since. → Read More

These Cotton Ribbed Leggings Really Are As Versatile As Other Leggings Claim to Be

One Shape editor shares why she loves the Manduka E-Cotton High-Rise Legging for it's versatility and comfort. → Read More

Learn How to Meal Prep with This 30-Day Challenge

This 30-day challenge is the ultimate meal-prep guide for beginners. It'll walk you through the process of how to meal prep, from what to stock in your kitchen, how to make a grocery list, the tools you'll need, mistakes to avoid, and recipes that taste great even three days later. → Read More

7 Signs You Seriously Need a Rest Day

These telltale signs mean it's time to give your body a little R&R. → Read More

Celeb Trainer Megan Roup Shares a Circuit Workout to Help You Sleep Better

Megan Roup, celebrity trainer and creator of the Sculpt Society, shared a cardio strength circuit workout that will make you sleep really well tonight. → Read More

The 30-Day Cardio HIIT Challenge That’s Guaranteed to Boost Your Heart Rate

Grab your heart rate monitor and get ready to work out with trainer Diana Mitrea, because this 30-day cardio HIIT challenge will boost your heart rate, increase your cardiovascular fitness, and burn fat like no other workout before. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe On Recovery, Hydration, and Her Female Role Models In Sports

Megan Rapinoe, World Cup champion and US Women's National Team soccer star, shares why she believes workout recovery and hydration are so important. → Read More

This Dumbbell HIIT Workout Will Burn Out Your Arms and Abs

While your bis and tris are surely going to be sore the next day, this dumbbell HIIT workout created by trainer Hannah Davis will get your entire body → Read More