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Check Out Esther Solano’s Story

Today we’d like to introduce you to Esther Solano. 

Hi Esther, we’d love for you to start by introducing yourself
Hello. My story is filled with victories and many lessons. The hardest yet blessed part of my life came after the birth of my daughter. I found myself a single mother having to find a way to take care of both of us. That path brought me into the fitness industry. Along with being a personal trainer, there was necessity to help my clients become fit in every area of their lives. Health/eating was the missing part that most of my clients needed help with next. I created Uppercut Protein Bites as a healthy and delicious snack. The bites took off with me just selling them to my personal training clients. However, the word of mouth began to spread the Uppercut Protein Bites name around. I was able to organically get the bites into local studios, grocers, and other various locations throughout the Tampa Bay Area. We currently have a website where we sell our products nationwide. 

Alright, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
No, the road to success has not been easy. Some obstacles that I have had to face are market competition, launching a small business alone, limited access to funding, and being a single mom at the same time. The Pandemic was the toughest season I have faced thus far. We had just placed product in our first studio and less than six months later that studio closed. I had to re-think my business plan and restructure my next steps. 

Thanks – so what else should our readers know about your work and what you’re currently focused on?
I am a personal trainer. I am mostly concentrate on Boxing. I would have to say that that’s what I’m known the most for. Upper Cut is a fire is a byproduct of that. What sets me apart from others? As a trainer, I have multiple certifications. I have a spin certification, a barre certification, boxing certification, and regular training certification. 

How do you define success?
Success to me is when the service/product that you provide…. Help makes a change for the good in other people’s lives. 

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  • Instagram: @uppercutbites
  • Facebook: @uppercutbites
  • Youtube: @uppercutproteinsnacks

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