We're so excited that you are taking a step in your wellness journey! We'd love to stay engaged with you and watch your progress so we ask that you take a photo during each week of the 8 week challenge and tag @SpikedSpin, the featured trainer, and #SpikedChallenge8

Julianka Bell Spiked Spin

Challenge Dietician: Julianka Bell

Julianka Bell is a Registered Dietitian, nutrition consultant, and founder of Nutrition Her, a platform focused on having honest conversations about women and their relationship with food. Her perspective is rooted in factual, nutrition science with a dedication to eating and living with intent. She aims to equip women with the core principles for better health and wellbeing, and in doing so, cultivate a balanced relationship with food.

Julianka holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Temple University and a Master of Science in Nutrition from Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition. She consults with food and wellness brands to help tell their story and works with patients individually in New York City. In her spare time, she can be found practicing yoga, experimenting in the kitchen and creating food installations around the city.

Karim Baylor Spiked Spin

Week 4 Featured Trainer: Karim Baylor

As a teen, Karim Baylor grew up with serious weight struggles. In college he dedicated himself to change his lifestyle by incorporating daily exercise with better nutrition practices. After loosing 87lbs over 4 years he made a decision to help others with their fitness goals.

Karim has worked 9 years as a Personal Trainer in New York and abroad. Notably his story was in “Men’s Health” magazine in the Belly Off feature (June 2011). He is also a model for current Equinox Fitness Club marketing campaigns.

His core specialties include athletic performance training, body building, and weight loss. His mission statement: “I use mindfulness as a path to understand my clients. I lead with care and build out your fitness foundation with strategy.”