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Karen Siah Champions Running Moms Malaysia Facebook Group

For Karen Siah – founder and coach of Kia Kaha Fitness – and more importantly a mother of one since last year, she is inspired to get all mothers in Malaysia to continue to be healthy and active. Her running…

Get stronger at home working out with everyday items

With all the additional snacking and eating at home during this lockdown, it is inevitable that you will be gaining weight. Therefore, get up and MOVE! Fitness trainer with 8 years of experience and 2-time IRONMAN triathlete Karen Siah lends…

Running Trinity : Karen Siah, Father and Husband Tightens Family Bond

‘It runs in the family’ must be a synonymous phrase with Karen Siah’s family as everybody runs! Over the years, fitness coach Karen has transitioned from running to triathlon as well, stemming from her brother’s influence. Her father, Siah Yang…

How to Eat Better, Run Faster and Ace your Garmin Marathon

In the run up to Garmin Marathon this weekend, we spoke to some Garmin Ambassadors to pick their brain and get some tips to eat better, run faster and ace your run! Who better to ask ‘What to eat?’ than…

[Update] Running Clinic with Coach Karen Siah – 22.07.2018

Bukit Puchong Running Clinic: Endurance Running Date: 22nd July 2018 Venue: Bukit Puchong Gallery in Selangor, Malaysia Time: 6:30 – 9:00am Register here Coach Karen Siah has been conducting a series of 12 unique running clinics over 6 months highlighting specific running skills…

Karen Siah publishes, ‘How I became an Ironman’ book to inspire triathletes and endurance athletes

As tide brings change, women are moving to the forefront of fitness and especially in triathlon. Hailing the toughest challenge known as ‘IRONMAN’ in triathlon, Karen Siah, a renowned name in Malaysia’s running and fitness scene, completed her first Ironman…

What’s a Pseudo Pro Triathlete?

What’s a Pseudo Pro Triathlete, you ask? Rupert Chen and Karen Siah are exemplary figures as they train like pro triathletes while still holding full time jobs. They are not amateurs either because they invest time, energy and money into their favourite…