Category Archives: Exercise

Fat-tastic training is the new healthy; are you fat-adapted?

Are you fat-adapted or a sugar burner? Are you super sporty and looking to perform better? Or a Kalila mum with weight worries on your mind? One of the buzz topics in recent years in sports nutrition and weight loss camps is this question of “which fuel is best for your body?” Are you fat-adapted? […]

Prenatal Yoga Series – Vriksasana (Tree Pose)

So many things escape us during pregnancy. Sleep, wine, our pee… our balance is just one of many. But you can work on regaining some balancing skills through Yoga. Tree pose is the quintessential Yoga pose for a fairly good reason. Not only is it accessible to everyone thanks to its many different modifications, it […]

Summer bodies and supporting healthy weight loss

Summer is finally upon us (hooray!) which for many of us means holidays and summer fun with our families. It can also be a time when many women worry about their bodies, and especially the idea of wearing beachwear and revealing more of themselves then perhaps they are comfortable with. Everywhere you turn there are […]

Too strong for labor?

  I remember one moment very clearly in our birth course at the hospital: the nurse had just explained the process of birth. The contractions, how the baby descends, all that good stuff. My husband looked at me and said “The uterus is a big muscle? This is going to be so easy for you! You’re […]

Eat for Race day & Recovery – marathon training and endurance walking (Part 3)

As Race day approaches and after weeks of training it’s time to consolidate everything you’ve practised ready for racing. Kalila’s Kathy is race ready for Boston 2018 and the Kalila team are all here cheering her on. She’s put in the miles in training and has fuelled her body to reach peak fitness. Now it’s […]

Prenatal Yoga Series – Tadasana

Ah, Tadasana (or Mountain Pose as it’s better known). Often overlooked for its importance (let’s face it, it’s not very exciting), Tadasana is actually an incredibly important pose during pregnancy. It is the perfect position for working on correct alignment as well as countering fallen arches in your feet. We’re all guilty of standing poorly […]

Varicose Veins and Prenatal Fitness

Suffering from varicose veins during pregnancy is not uncommon. If your mom had them, you’re even more likely to get them as varicose veins are (yay!) hereditary. Spider and varicose veins are many things: ugly, uncomfortable, inconvenient and in some cases, dangerous. But they can also be manageable and temporary. Many issues associated with varicose veins […]