Kailan Kalina


Kailan Kalina is a former Bodybuilding.com content editor, freelance writer, and competitive powerlifter with a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism and communications from the University of Oregon. She is a certified personal trainer.

When not training, Kalina can be found writing for her personal blog, consuming copious amounts of sushi and tacos (not simultaneously), and exploring new hiking trails in the mountains of Idaho.


  • The Best Damn Arm Workout with Jeremy Dutra

    No matter how you feel about arm day, you can't build a well-rounded physique without it, and it should be as intense as any other training session. EVL-sponsored athlete Jeremy Dutra has the workout you need to make that happen!

  • Emily Plajer's Best Ab Workout Ever

    Don't just settle for boring crunches and call it a good ab workout, and definitely don't skip training abs altogether! This high-intensity routine from Evlution Nutrition athlete Emily Plajer is just what you need to make your ab sessions worth the effort!

  • Emily Plajer's Best Lower-Body Workout

    Sculpting a bikini bod for the stage is a whole different game than building a beach bod. You need some muscle! Evlution Nutrition athlete Emily Plajer has just the routine for legs the judges live to see.

  • Regan Grimes Has Your New Favorite Mass-Building Chest Workout

    Need a chest routine that gets the job done without a lot of fluff? IFBB pro and Primeval Labs athlete Regan Grimes serves up yet another workout for colossal gains!

  • Jerome Cunningham's Agility and Sprint Workout for Football Performance

    Football season is upon us, and no matter how fast or skilled you think you are, there's always room for improvement. Tight end Jerome Cunningham has the workout that players of all levels need to enhance their agility and speed for total dominance.

  • Mat Fraser's Top 5 Training Mistakes to Avoid

    Mat Fraser is a familiar name even to many people who aren't CrossFit fans. He's an athlete who can be trusted on the topic of recovery, regardless of your path in fitness!

  • Build Massive Arms with Kris Gethin and Branch Warren

    Take notes on building your arms from two kings of high-volume training.

  • The Plan That Helped This Hardgainer Pack on 50 Pounds

    Prasad's thinness was a source of public ridicule, and his confidence was taking a major hit. But rather than give up, he gave everything he had to improving his life. Yes, he gained weight, but he also gained plenty that the scale didn't show!

  • A Day in the Life of a UFC Fighter with Sean Brady

    Never underestimate the work and discipline that goes into being a UFC fighter. Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Sean Brady details a day in his life during his preparation for an event; and it's not just about swinging punches.

  • The 5 Best Conditioning Drills for Basketball

    If basketball is your game, Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Myree Bowden has five favorite drills to help you improve your conditioning on the court.

  • Brian DeCosta's Shredded-Upper-Body Workout

    Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Brian DeCosta's got workouts for days for you. Take a crack at his latest upper-body destroyer!

  • 23-Year-Old CrossFit Star Saxon Panchik Has It All Figured Out

    Panchik is crushing workouts, business, and life at a young age. Here's the how and why behind his success up to this point.

  • Rule the Stage: How to Master the Art of Bodybuilding Contest Prep

    Team Bodybuilding.com athletes Brian DeCosta and Abel Albonetti offer unique insights on what it takes to be dialed in come showtime.

  • 2 Better Ways to Break Up with Your Fitness Goals

    Everyone seems to have their thing these days. But what if you're feeling done with yours? Here are a couple of ways to preserve the benefits of what you've been doing, while also opening yourself up to new possibilities!

  • I Trained with the Strongest Female Powerlifter in History and Here's What We Did

    They say if you want to be the best, you've got to train like (or with) the best. Veteran powerlifter and Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Laura Phelps shows us exactly what that means with a max-effort lower-body day.

  • Mostafa Yousri Lost 75 Pounds and 18 Percent Body Fat

    The Bodybuilding.com Transformation Challenge Series helped this 31-year-old architect from Egypt take control of his body and his life.

  • 30-Minute At-Home Workout for Muscle and Strength

    Get your burn on with this power workout from Scott Herman! Using nothing more than body weight and dumbbells, experience a full-body butt-kicker that builds crazy conditioning while helping burn fat and add muscle. It's an all-in-one powerhouse!

  • 2 Chest Workouts for Building Muscle-Packed Pecs

    These workouts by Optimum Nutrition athletes Lony Pizarro and Tobias Young will have you questioning if you'll ever train chest again!

  • Brian DeCosta's High-Volume Back Workout

    Bad back got you blue? Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Brian DeCosta has the workout Rx for an impressive wingspan that functions even better than it looks!

  • Bodybuilding.com's Guide to the CrossFit Games

    The 2019 CrossFit Games are days away, so we're spotlighting this sport and celebrating our Team Bodybuilding.com Games athletes: Kelsey Kiel and Saxon Panchik!