Another amazing episode of Just FlexIt™ is live! Austin Cohen and Justin Turetsky were joined by Amanda Freeman, Founder and CEO of SLT and Co-founder and CEO Stretch*d. Amanda is a trailblazer in the health and wellness space and has spent the past 17 years of her career building brands that have revolutionized the fitness industry.
Amanda began her career in NYC as a trend forecaster, conducting various types of market research and consulting with companies targeting the youth generations regarding the Macro and Micro trends affecting their consumers. In 2007, Amanda co-founded Vital Juice, a health and wellness daily email that delivered the latest in fitness, nutrition, beauty, and wellness.
In 2011, she founded SLT, a result's oriented workout that ties together cardio, strength training, and the most challenging elements of Pilates - making it your all in one workout. In 2018, Amanda co-founded Stretch*d, a one-on-one assisted stretch studio that offers both in-studio, at-home, and virtual stretch sessions with Stretch*d Method experts.
Don't miss a fantastic episode where the guys discuss Amanda's incredible career journey and learn more about her entrepreneurial spirit!
Amanda launched her career in the health and wellness industry upon co-founding Vital Juice in 2007, a health and wellness daily email that delivered the latest in fitness, nutrition, beauty, and wellness.
Amanda founded SLT in 2011, a result's oriented workout that ties together cardio, strength training, and the most challenging elements of Pilates - making it your all in one workout
Amanda co-founded Stretch*d in 2018, after having an "aha" moment that "people don't like to self-stretch, but love when a professional stretches them out"
[0:55] - Where did Amanda's entrepreneurial spirit come from?
[2:55] - Amanda's first fitness concept: The Experience Club
[5:43] - The evolution of SLT and Stretch*d
[8:18] - How Amanda got into boutique fitness
[14:26] - The first ever SLT class
[19:00] - The birth of Stretch*d
[30:55] - Amanda's experience as an investor
[32:55] - How Amanda allocates time between SLT, Stretch*d, investing, and her personal life
[35:50] - Navigating through COVID-19
[39:45] - What's next? Plans for 2023 and beyond
Hosts: Austin Cohen (Founder & CEO) and Justin Turetsky (Founding Team & COO)
Guest: Amanda Freeman