Plant Based Fitness
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” -Hippocrates
Several years ago, I began a journey to change my life. Back then, I was 260lbs, unhappy and uncomfortable in my own skin. Over several months I changed my entire life. By increasing my level of exercise, the way I thought, and the way I ate. As a result of taking control of my health, I gained: clarity, freedom, agility, energy, and confidence. I wondered if there were other people, like me, who wanted to make a change. I am now an American Council on Exercise (ACE) certified personal trainer. I have been in my client’s shoes, I am able to empathize with their frustrations and offer encouragement from a place of support, free of judgment. Plant Based Fitness grew out of a necessity. That necessity being a place where people will meet their fitness goals. I don’t just focus on what can be seen; the outward appearance, weight lifted and weight loss. I focus on the underlying factors of health: the client’s thinking, nutrition, and body confidence. Because I would like to support my clients more, I will offer Plant Based Juicery, a smoothie and juicer bar inside on site with Plant Based Fitness.
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More about this loan
For over 3 year, Plant Based Fitness has been successful by helping clients reach their fitness and health goals. My clients are working professionals of all fitness levels. Time for nutrition is the main struggle. The lack of time, knowledge, and/or access to healthy food choices interferes with the client’s ability to maintain the progress they’ve made. I wondered who else is in the Bay Area could use healthy, affordable, accessible food choice. The goal of creating Plant Based Juicery is to offer the most nutrient dense smoothie bowls, juices and smoothies. Our ultimate goal is to impact the individual while effecting the broader community. We will utilize local farmers and eco-friendly packaging.
What is the purpose of this loan?
This loan helps me grow my business by giving me working capital to purchase: Juicers Blenders Refrigeration Licensing Health Inspection Bottling Equipment Marketing Materials
Years in operation: 1 year – 3 years
A loan of $9,000 helps expand my current personal training business to model health eating by offering healthy juices, smoothies, and other healthy items.