Kailan Kalina


Kailan Kalina is a Bodybuilding.com content editor 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.


  • Build Your Hams and Calves In 3 Moves with Branch Warren

    What you see in the mirror only tells part of the story. Bodybuilder Branch Warren has the quick, intense protocol your leg day is lacking. Tack it onto your quad work and prepare to be humbled!

  • Supplement Company of the Month: Vital Proteins

    Collagen is the hot new product for joint, bone, hair, skin, and nail health, and Vital Proteins, the brand with the distinctive blue tub, is leading the way!

  • What Female Lifters Need to Know About Strength and the Scale

    Strength sports have seen a surge in female participation over the last few years, but there's still a strong, and sometimes concerning, emphasis on staying lean while chasing performance. Here are the truths you need to be aware of behind chronic dieting in the pursuit of strength.

  • 12 Exercises For Bigger Powerlifts

    The options are endless when it comes to choosing accessory movements and variations in training for competitive powerlifting. We turned to Team Bodybuilding.com members and veterans in the sport to find out what they think we should be doing for building a bigger total.

  • Kelsey Horton Changed Her Mindset for a Titan-Style Transformation

    Universal-sponsored athlete and "The Titan Games" challenger Kelsey Horton shares her experience with poor body image, quick-fix weight loss, and her comeback to true health and strength.

  • How to Achieve Lasting Weight Loss

    Weight-loss fails got you down (and then up again)? Here are three simple strategies from Bill Campbell, Ph.D., to uncomplicate your diet and maximize your results.

  • The Things She Could Not Change Empowered Natalie Barry to Change Everything

    After having a baby against all odds (and after years of weight-loss woes) a depressed new mom with PCOS finds her turning point and transforms her life.

  • Austin Bruso Climbs Out of Food Addiction and Depression to Shed a Life-Threatening 150 Pounds

    Taking your own life is never the answer, no matter how desperate you are about your health. Austin Bruso learned from his own close calls and used them to fuel his break from food addiction.

  • Lift Life: A New Gym Symbolizes Renewed Hope for a Chicago School

    Michele Clark High is teeming with pride, despite their community's high crime rate. With athletics being a way to keep kids off the streets, the staff wanted more than just a spare room and ancient equipment to boost the morale and brighten the future of the students.

  • Dunkademics: 5 Moves for a Sky-High Vertical Jump

    Former Harlem Globetrotter and dunk phenom Myree Bowden takes us to school with the five moves that raised his vertical jump from 45 to 53 inches.

  • 3 Reasons Fasted Cardio Doesn't Work

    The debate about fasted cardio lingers on. Darryn Willoughby, Ph.D., has a trio of solid reasons why you shouldn't sweat it if you're not sweating on an empty stomach.

  • Supplement Company of the Month: Revel

    On March 4, an all-new women's supplement line was launched with unique products and a revolutionary message for females in the fitness space. If you're tired of basic supplements and the box they put women in, here's the brand you've been looking for.

  • Bodybuilding.com Supplement Company of the Month: JYM Supplement Science

    For years, JYM supplements have dominated in the market; and for good reason. Jim Stoppani reveals the story, keys to success behind his brand, and how he plans to stay on top for years to come!

  • What's Your Idea of the Perfect Fitness-Related Valentine's Day Date?

    Looking for Valentine's Day date ideas fit for a fit couple? We asked a handful of Bodybuilding.com ambassadors how they would mix things up to make their date both sweaty and special. Here's what they had to say.

  • 5 Pro Tips for Getting More Out of Your Supplements

    Industry researcher Darryn Willoughby, Ph.D., talks misuses and misunderstandings around some of the most popular supplements. His advice can keep you from wasting your hard-earned money, not to mention your hard-earned gains.

  • 9 Reasons to Join Bodybuilding.com All Access in 2019

    Even though 2019 is already underway, it's never too late to get your goals going. Bodybuilding.com's All Access programs are your answer on how to get there.

  • Blake Cobb Overcomes Hurdles in Spartan Races and in Life

    Bodybuilding.com's ambassadors help spread the message of fitness far and wide. This month we turn the spotlight on obstacle course race enthusiast Blake Cobb.

  • The Quad Guy's Guide To The Leg Extension

    The leg extension machine receives a lot of bad press, but Julian Smith thinks that's a lot of bunk. Here are his dos and don'ts when using this popular, yet widely botched, machine in your workouts.

  • How The World's Strongest Bodybuilder Turns Pain Into Gains

    IFBB pro Johnnie O. Jackson is not one to let internalized struggle eat him up. Find out how he makes pain his ally in the gym.

  • Sisters in Iron Bound by Fat Loss, Friendship, and BodySpace

    Two BodySpace users on opposite sides of the world began as virtual workout partners and ended up friends tighter than a bodybuilder on show day. Bodybuilding.com was there to capture their first meeting.