We had the good fortune of connecting with Bre’elle Hamilton and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Bre’elle, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
When I started Straight Fitnessin LLC, in 2015 my ultimate goal was to inspire the people around me to be a better version of themselves. I felt like most people looked at fitness and nutrition as a difficult task or something they could never achieve especially older adults and even people my age. But in all reality fitness and nutrition in my eyes was all about being consistent with yourself, changing your mindset and making certain lifestyle changes! Hence our slogan “ We Change Lifestyles.”

Instead of people trying to get in shape just for a birthday or a season Straight Fitnessin was geared to really help individuals finesse the art of Health, Wellness and Nutrition all year round!

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?

It certainly wasn’t easy starting my own business but the one thing that never changed was my VISION! I always knew that I wanted to be a leader and help people in the process and my love for fitness was always evident. I remember in high school hosting small bootcamps for friends wanting to get in shape and I honestly knew at that moment that I wanted to coach and train others how my coaches trained me!

One thing I’m most proud of with my business is how much it has grown over the years! From my increase in clientele to the plethora of services I now provide! Straight Fitnessin has come a long way. I literally started out from scratch! I would watch some of my idols in fitness like Massy Arias and Brittnee Babe and I would try to spend time learning as much as I could about my craft. I took many business courses in college and majored in Exercise Science while also training myself, designing my own website, networking and trying to film my workout videos!

Ultimately I think what sets me apart from others is my drive and my story. Sometimes when you go through things most haven’t it can shape you into an even better person and allow you to help others with the lessons you’ve learned and honestly thats a beautiful thing despite the struggle!

One thing I want people to know is that you are witnessing history in the making! In the upcoming years ahead I intend on opening my very own 3-story gym in my hometown!

This will probably be one of the biggest add ons to the Straight Fitnessin brand, but I truly believe my brand will be a powerhouse for Fitness, Health and Nutrition around the world and give others the tools they need to succeed!

So stay tuned!

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
On a day out with one of my close friends I would definitely take them to some of my favorite Vegan Restaurants like Stem: Farm + Kitchen In Baltimore Md or Dodah’s kitchen in Baltimore, Md they have some of the best vegan food around!

After that we would spend a day in Washington, D.C. to sightsee around town, check out some monuments, museums, and take pictures of course! Overall the day would be well spent with great food and good vibes!.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
There are a lot of people that have contributed to my success over the years! From helping me shape my business, to giving me countless amounts of advice and even helping me shoot and film my workout videos!

I would first like to highlight my mother of course! She has always been there for me and has supported me every step of the way, from the lessons she has taught me, to the many sacrifices she’s made for me! She has always helped me through!

Secondly I’d like to acknowledge my old HS guidance counselor -Mrs. Grieves! The tools and advice she gave me over the years really shaped me into a very organized and thriving business woman and I appreciate her for that!

Lastly I’d like to highlight and thank all of my coaches, mentors, friends and family without them none of my success would be possible!

Website: www.straightfitnessin.com

Instagram: @bre_elle

Youtube: Straight Fitnessin

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Image Credits
Mark Mcrae Ari Jackson

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