Karla Walsh


Education: Journalism and Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University
Expertise: Health, psychology, fitness, beauty

Karla Walsh is a freelance lifestyle writer based in Des Moines, Iowa. She has written about travel, health, food, wine, psychology, fitness, beauty, and beyond for more than 15 years. Karla began her career at Fitness magazine in 2010, and since then, she’s worked at a wide variety of publications full-time, including Better Homes & Gardens and Recipe.com, and as a cross-brand social media specialist. From search engine optimization to features for print-to-video strategy, she has a diverse background in all things magazines. With a double major in magazine journalism and kinesiology, she has extensive experience reporting on wellness-related topics. Away from her desk, Karla has received her trainer certification through NASM and group fitness instructor certification through AFAA.

About the Edge

The Edge is an editorial outlet from Hone Health that delivers science-backed, expert-driven content to help you live better for longer. Our content is powered by experienced health and lifestyle journalists and reviewed by members of our Advisory Board, who are notable experts in their respective disciplines, from urology and endocrinology to nutrition and fitness.

Latest From Karla Walsh

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