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Chuck Calhoun

Ditching bad habits and adopting a new lifestyle has helped this JYM Army member lose over 100 pounds, and counting.

Chuck Calhoun

Written by Chuck Calhoun

At the beginning of my journey, I really didn't know where to start or have a specific goal. I just knew that I needed to shed some pounds and get healthier. About a year later, my main goal was to get abs – that's something I've never had and still don't have, but I'm getting closer each and every day. I keep pushing harder and harder to get to my main goal.

It was back in 2010 when my wife and I talked about changing our lifestyle. We were having our last child. He was born premature, weighing only 3.3 pounds. It was a rough time at the beginning, but after almost a year, we did it: We started a journey that we won't forget.

One of the hardest things to do is break bad habits. First of all, I was a smoker for 12 years. But also, my wife and I were used to eating whatever we wanted: pizza, soda, burgers, ice cream. We didn't watch our calories. For us to make a change, we had to clean out our cabinets. We ate healthier foods and went from there, and I finally quit smoking. To get started, we exercised at home and ended up joining a gym. I was a little scared and excited at the same time. I really didn't have a plan; I just went in and did a few machines to get used to them. Then I purchased a book called LL Cool J’s Platinum 360 Diet and Lifestyle and I was hooked. I didn't realize it at the time, but that was my first introduction to Jim Stoppani, as he wrote the diet plan and all the recipes for LL Cool J's book....

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