Can I do 1000 Squats?


So ummmm guys!

This just happened. I did 1000 squats non stop and nearly died and went to fitness heaven. It was…EUPHORIC.

You know, I wasn’t going to upload the full length 40 min workout because  I thought it was too long (literally took like 7+ hours to upload to YouTube!!) but since y’all thumbs up’d my comment over 2,000 times…

1000 squats comments

I took some time this weekend to edit the full length video! So far looks like a ton of you crazy POPsters have already attempted and/or completed the challenge. Like seriously, you are LITERAL BEASTS.

This workout is NOT EASY by any means. So if you feel like you’re in pain and you need a break, please, take one. If today you can do 20 and next week you can do 30, then one day you will get into the hundreds then the big 1000. It takes time.

What I love most about your comments on YouTube so far is that you’re posting how many you were able to do! I like that you don’t feel bad that you could “only do 60″ or whatever. In fact, POPsters are encouraging each other with each of the comments! It is seriously so amazing :)

YouTube usually has a bad rep of random menacing tweens writing super mean comments under a video. This gets to us creators a lot. Sometimes makes us cry. But you know what, I’ve been fortunate that the majority of the Blogilates are not only positive…they are UPLIFTING!

That’s what I love about you guys. You’re different. You’re kind. You’re vibrant. You’re inspirational. I am so lucky to call you my POPsters. I could never ever ask for more!

Hope your weekend was splendid. I took Saturday off and went jet skiing. No pics though, but it was SUPPPPERRR fun! I love bouncing on waves and riding crazy fast on the water! I can’t handle much else though. No roller coasters. No bungee jumping. No sky diving. I can’t even do a hot air balloon.

Haha, so anyway! I want you to try the 1000 squat challenge! Remember, if you don’t make it all the way through it’s OKAY! Your legs and butt will be stronger for next time.

Oh and show me your #sweatypic after you do the workout!

Have fun and good luck!

<3 Cassey

PS – If you’re following the July Workout calendar, today just do either the 1000 Squat Challenge or the videos listed. You are not required to do both. That’s just. Crazy.

Cinnamon Roll Protein Pancakes + Strawberry Shortcake Shake Recipe

Hey guys!

Did you have a chance to see my new Cheap Clean Eats video yet? YES! It’s backkkkk!!! And you better watch the whole way through because the taste test now has an official chair. Err, more like a throne! Haha :)

I thought it was time to show you some delicious protein packed recipes that would be perfect for breakfast! I love pancakes or smoothies to start my day - they’re quick to make and super filling. Here’s what you’ll need:

cinnamon roll protein pancake


INGREDIENTS for 1 serving:

1 scoop protein powder (I like GNC Vanilla Whey Protein Powder)
1/4 cup oat flour
2 egg whites
2 tablespoons unsweetened vanilla almond milk (may need more depending on protein powder you use)
1 tablespoon non-fat Greek yogurt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon butter extract (optional…but it’s butter flavor for 0 calories!)
1-2 packets of Stevia 

For Cream Cheese frosting:

1-2 tablespoons of fat free cream cheese
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 packet Stevia or other sweetener


385 calories
40 g protein
52 g carbs
3.5 g fat

strawberry shortcake shake


INGREDIENTS for 1 serving:

1 cup Greek yogurt
1 cup strawberries
2 cups of almond milk
1 scoop of protein powder (I like GNC Vanilla Whey Protein Powder)


252 calories
27 g protein
28 g carbs
4.7 g fat

Yay! I hope you guys end up trying these recipes! If you do, please tag me on Instagram @Blogilates and use the hashtag #Blogilates so I can see!

Also…it’s GIVEAWAY TIME!!!

protein giveaway

If you want to try my protein recipes but don’t have any…no worries! I’m sending one lucky POPster an array of GNC protein powders to try and play with in the kitchen! All you have to do is comment on my YouTube video and let me know what recipes you want to see next! I’ll pick a winner Tues July 22nd. Good luck!

Alrighty guys! Hope you’re treating your body well by feeding it good food and letting it exercise hard! Always…you can tweet me @Blogilates if you have any questions!

<3 Cassey

Note: All my opinions and research are my own. This post and giveaway are sponsored by GNC.

Lower Belly Flattening Moves!


Hey guys! How are you? I just put up a new video targeting your lower belly region. There’s one new devil move in there…it’s called See-Saw abs. I just invented it…muahahahaha! Don’t you just love me? Try it and let me know how you do! Also guys… We’re gearing up for the worldwide premiere of BODYPOP […]

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Headstands + Amazing Inner Thigh Workout!


Hey guys! Hope your Monday is off to a fantastic start! Let me ask you a question: I did! I did! Did you? If not, pick your booty up and get on it! Sometimes you may not feel like it but afterwards there is no regretting a good sweat sesh. Post workout happiness is what […]

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