K.C. Currin , NASM Elite Trainer

Bio

Fitness Professional, Master Trainer, Martial Artist and Army Veteran. Captain, U.S. Army. 2nd Degree Black Belt Vietnamese Kickboxing. Division 1 College Football. Instructor/trainer - boot camps, kickboxing, and circuit classes. Specialize in Weight Loss and Women Self- Defense. I provide education, knowledge, motivation and effective weight training programs to build muscle, lose fat and live a healthier, happier lifestyle. NASM CPT, CES, AFAA CPT., AFAA Kickboxing.

I have been involved in fitness since I was 8 yrs old earning my stripes in martial arts and little league baseball.  A 3 sports letterman in high school - football, wrestling and track. I attended Ball State University as a walk on and earned a full scholarship as a starting tailback.  A fitness instructor in the U.S. Army also played for the Army football semi-pro team. Airborne and Air Assault qualified and Officers Candidate School. Managed 80K Sq. Ft. fitness center.

What I Think

When your level of belief about a new rule you set for yourself becomes stronger than your current belief, then you will reach your goals.. Belief comes first, Results come second. Decide to define your own reality .Change is good, especially when it improves your life. Make 6 simple changes to have lasting results in your fitness.

Change #1- Make a New Rule for yourself. Decide how you want to look and feel. Your body will adapt, that’s what it does. If you eat too much of the wrong foods, your body adapts and get bigger. If you eat too little, your body adapts and stores the little food you eat as fat so it can use it later since you are not eating enough.(side note, just because your thin does not mean you are healthy, check your body composition). If you exercise, you get healthier. If you don’t, you become unhealthy. You get my point, you get what you decide to get.

Change #2- You must move more. Cardio - I’m not talking about walking or riding the stationary bike at the gym while reading the newspaper. Or going for a walk after dinner around the block. Don’t get me wrong, those are activities, if your goal is to just stay active. But if your goal is to change body composition, I’m talking about exercise that raises your heart rate. I know I just lost a few of you because of the lazy factor but if your new rule is strong, you have to understand the difference between exercise and an activity. 

 Change #3- You must eat to live, proper food intake. I think this is the area where most people have problems. I can talk for days about this one but let’s make a simple rule that should cover things. Calories In - Calories Out. Depending on my goals, if I consume 2000 cal and my goal is to lose weight, than I must create a deficit, so I have to burn 2500 cal. There is a formula that will guide you as to how many calories you should consume a day depending on age and metabolic rate. Do things in moderation, I don't believe in diets or anything that makes you deprive yourself of what you like but if I like chocolate cake, I cant eat it every day, but once and a while wont kill you and definitely on the days when I do my cardio workout.

Change #4- Proper whole food supplementation. Supplements are important, especially these days because of the amount of junk they put in the food. It’s harder then ever to get the nutrients our bodies need. Also meal replacements, bars, shakes anything that shows you exactly what your eating, ( Carbs, Protein, Fats ) are great when your goal is weight loss.

Change #5- Resistance training- yes, hit the weights. You will not only strengthen your muscles, but bones also. More muscle, more fat burneds.The more efficient the metabolism, not to mention the added bonus of changing your appearance, just that simple.

 Change # 6- Deal with the body adapting to change. In about 6-8 weeks, your body will adapt to your workout and you will have to change your workout to keep moving forward. That’s the time to contact me so I can adjust your program.

CM - Charlie Mike - Continue the Mission
Sometimes you just have to suck it up and work Harder!!

Make a Life Change Thru Fitness

 

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    TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College-educated Americans tend to be more physically active on weekends, while adults without a high school diploma are more active on weekdays, a new study finds.

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brisk walking and other forms of exercise reduce a black woman's risk of breast cancer, U.S. researchers report.

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Summertime fun often includes outdoor sports, but playing hard in the heat can be dangerous, experts warn.

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    TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking is harder for people with depression, according to a new review.

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research.

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    TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High school lacrosse players are facing an increasing number of injuries during practices as well as games, a new study finds.

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    THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being a couch potato may have fewer long-term health consequences if you trade some of your couch time for gym time, suggests a new study.

    The research found that people who were more fit were able to counter some of t...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being physically active in middle age appears to help reduce your risk for Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, suggest the findings from two new studies.

    "In our studies, we found that physical exercise at various levels, especially i...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of exercise -- and not a tendency to eat too much -- may explain why an increasing number of Americans are obese, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed U.S. government data from the last 20 years and found that the number of women who re...Full Article