He may not be the first person who comes to mind when one thinks of ‘fit' celebrities but formerly chubby King of Queens
star Kevin James
has gotten into picture-perfect shape for his new movie role, says his trainer Mark DellaGrotte.
"Through traditional Muay Thai practices, mixed martial arts techniques, and basic fitness training, I prepared him for his upcoming role in Here Comes the Boom in which a high school teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter to raise money to save the school's music program. We emphasized technique and cardio fitness because this role entailed him actually getting into the ring and it had to believable," DellaGrotte tells SHAPE.
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