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Alyssa Sparacino

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Alyssa Sparacino

Alyssa is the deputy digital editor for SHAPE & FITNESS and an ACE certified personal trainer. She is a cycling and barre enthusiast, and lover of both planks and pasta. Before joining the #ShapeSquad she was the digital editor for HGTV Magazine and assistant editor of Alyssa is also a writer covering health, fitness, nutrition, recipes, home, DIY, lifestyle, and relationships. Her work has been featured on,,, (formerly Fitbie),, and AOL Health.

Stories by Alyssa Sparacino

Vegans and dairy-eaters alike will enjoy these sweet treats around the fire this season.
Prepping meals you can freeze for later saves you money, time, and calories—if it's done right. Follow these golden rules from the Fast to the Table Freezer Cookbook by Becky Rosenthal, and your... more
With more and more 20-somethings looking into freezing their eggs, the questions about the procedure and its effects are changing. We got some much-needed answers from a pro who understands how the... more
We tried out new products in beauty, fitness, and health so you don't have to. It's a tough job, but someone has to do it. 
This monthlong challenge designed by trainer Natalie Jill progresses each week so you'll be able to see and feel your gains each step of the way.
This quintessential summertime treat got a healthy remix with these genius recipes that take something good—smoothies—and turn them into something better—yummy ice pops.
Remember how flexible you were when you took ballet growing up? Get loose and warm up those muscles to prep for a workout (or cool down from one) with these pro dancer stretches.
Finding the right pair of shades—the ones that look good and protect your sensitive eyes from damaging UV rays—can be tough. But these shopping tricks will help you snag the best pair for you.
If you're looking for healthy high-protein alternatives to the traditional beef burger—but are sick of plain turkey patties—then you're in for a real treat with these tasty non-beef high-protein... more
Nike master trainer and Flywheel instructor Holly Rilinger shares the playlist she uses during her new meditation-meets-HIIT class.