My Must-Have Favorites

I am the epitome of brand loyalty when it comes to products I love. When I find something that makes my life easier, tastier, or comfier – you bet your bottom dollar I’m obsessing over it and telling all of my friends. Instagram is littered with sponsored content and influencers smiling next to teeth whiteners…

4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Fat

Good morning beautiful people! Today I have an extra special treat brought to you by my good friend Christy. Christy has her B.A. in Movement and Exercise Science and Marketing. She’s a certified personal trainer and health/fitness blogger. Follow her here: @Christye.livefit Today she shares with us 4 reasons you might not be seeing the…

Kail’s Workout Commandments

Never skip a warm-up: get your heart rate up and your blood pumping through your entire body. Stick to dynamic stretches (jumps, skips, hops, etc.) as opposed to static stretches (holds). Warm-ups are crucial to proper muscle activation and injury prevention. Write it down: whether you have a workout journal or use your phone –…

Do More Of What You Hate

When I work with clients or train with friends, the one movement I hear people repeatedly complain about is the burpee. “I HATE BURPEES!!!!” Is usually how the conversation goes. That used to be me, except with push-ups. I don’t know why I hated them so much but just the idea of them annoyed me….

1-Hour Full Body Workout

Recently I’ve been doing more “full body” workouts as opposed to “splits” (breaking the body up into “days” or “parts”). My reasoning being: I feel more accomplished afterward, I sweat more — always a plus, and full body workouts are oftentimes more exciting. So, if you’re like me and starting this Monday off without a…

Resolutions: How To (Do Them Better)

It’s 2018. You have the entire year ahead of you. A fresh slate. Empty pages to an unwritten book. Endless opportunities. Goals upon goals upon goals. And you’ll crush them all, right? Hold up… why is it that, according to a commonly cited statistic, only 8% of people stick to their so-called “New Year’s Resolutions?”…

Winter Driving Guide

Snow, ice, and grimy sludge all make driving in the winter a complete and utter mess. Now I know what you’re thinking, “What is a winter driving guide doing on SideOfKail?” Well let me tell you a little story… Exactly 5 years ago today I was driving home, from the car mechanic, when I flipped…

What’s The Deal With Pre Workout?

It seems like everybody uses supplements these days — pre workout, protein powder, BCAAs, creatine… the list could go on and on. Today I’m focusing on a supplement I’ve used off and on for the past 4 years: Pre workout. Obviously, as the name implies, this is a product you take prior to working out…

Shredded Back Workout

Hey ya’ll! Today I teamed up with my good friend Lindsey Rago to bring you an absolutely EXHAUSTING AND EFFECTIVE back workout. A few months ago Lindsey packed up her things and moved to LA (raise your hand if your jealous!) *raises hand* She’s been killing it ever since. If you give this workout a try…

Complete Lower Body Workout

Woohooo! It’s Friday *happy dance* Which means it’s time for my absolute favorite day… LEG DAY Grab your water bottle and some good tunes — it’s going to be a tough one. Today we’re focusing on the entire leg and of course, the booty. It’s important to work both the quads and the hammies to…

7 Steps To A Bigger Booty

I get this question at least once a week: Kaili, how can I grow a bigger butt? And although the answer isn’t that simple, there are steps you can take to perk up your peach. I’m no booty queen, but this is what’s worked for me. And please, like always, do your own research and…

Your Top 5 Hair Problems Solved

Did you know, hair is one of the fastest growing tissues in the body — the only thing that grows faster is bone marrow. Oh, and you have approximately 100,000 to 150,000 strands of hair on your head… so it’s kind of a big deal! Which is why I reached out to Chloe Olson, a…