In the case of her ardour for health, Candice Agee-Reed of Elizabethtown has a world attain. Working nearly with lots of of worldwide purchasers, in addition to in-person with native trainees, Agee-Reed’s expertise as a health coach goes again to her time within the U.S. Air Power.
A North Hardin Excessive Faculty graduate, Agee-Reed mentioned she joined the Air Power per week earlier than her nineteenth birthday. She enlisted in 2001, was energetic responsibility till 2011 and served within the Reserves element till her navy retirement in 2017.
All through her navy profession, Agee-Reed mentioned she was stationed in Italy, Oklahoma and Arizona and was capable of go to international locations akin to Germany, Greece, Spain and the UK. Her duties included logistician, public affairs liaison and Equal Alternative Advisor. She additionally earned a bachelor’s diploma in enterprise administration and human sources in 2011 earlier than leaving energetic responsibility standing.
Whereas within the Air Power, Agee-Reed served as a health monitor, a place that deepened her fascination with health coaching and consulting. Whereas dwelling in Arizona, she served as a coach for 2 gyms and operated a small, home-based studio.
“My method to coaching is to fulfill folks the place they’re and assist them get to the place they wish to be,” she mentioned. “Each physique is totally different and I’ve discovered it helpful to assist folks maximize their particular person potential. I work with all walks of life and have put a particular emphasis on coaching girls and serving to them see their power each bodily and mentally.”
In 2009, Agee-Reed started competing in girls’s bodybuilding occasions at Nationwide Physique Committee reveals. Although she mentioned some people who’ve had youngsters are intimidated by bodybuilding competitions, Agee-Reed, the mom of 4 youngsters, mentioned the competitions empower her and proceed to encourage her in her health objectives.
“I’m pleased with the physique that my youngsters have given me and I work exhausting to get on the stage,” she mentioned, “The method is daunting however it’s really empowering.”
When Agee-Reed moved again to Hardin County together with her household in 2017, she introduced her ardour for health together with her. Later this yr, she plans to open her personal health studio in downtown Elizabethtown.
Agee-Reed mentioned the house might be known as LYFE, which stands for Love Your self Fearlessly and Endlessly
“I’ve had this imaginative and prescient for fairly a while and I cannot wait to share it with everybody,” she mentioned.
With plans to open a coaching house adjoining to the Kentucky Excessive Faculty Basketball Corridor of Fame in downtown Elizabethcity, Agee-Reed mentioned the enterprise additionally will embrace a element often known as Verde, which is able to function a juicery and kombucha bar.
“We’re working with some wonderful of us to get the house collectively and open for everybody to take pleasure in,” she mentioned.
Along with the work she does by her personal health coaching enterprise, Agee-Reed and her husband, Michael Reed, even have assisted in youth coaching occasions at Elizabethtown fitness center Necessary Enjoyable.
“We sit up for persevering with to feed into the expansion and growth of our youth whereas constructing sturdy bonds with native companies,” she mentioned.
Outdoors of the world of health, Agee-Reed additionally operates a photograph sales space enterprise often known as Sorriso Photograph Camper. On this endeavor, Agee-Reed and her household transformed a 1978 camper for use as a photograph sales space for weddings, proms and events.
The photograph sales space usually is accompanied by a backdrop and photograph props when arrange at occasions.
“We’ve got had a blast sharing smiles with our neighborhood,” Agee-Reed mentioned.