Private coach Hondre McNeil has all the time been captivated with health

LANCASTER — Private coach Hondre McNeil all the time performed sports activities rising up, together with school soccer at Wofford Faculty in South Carolina.

“As soon as I made a decision the soccer profession wasn’t going to go previous the faculty years I nonetheless labored out and had a ardour for health,” he stated.

He performed linebacker on the Wofford soccer crew and later went to skilled tryout combines.

He then obtained licensed as a health coach and have become knowledgeable in 2003 after majoring in pc science and math at Wofford.

McNeil, who can be a bodybuilder, owns his personal firm, S.W.E.T. Health. He launched an power restoration drink final yr known as S.W.E.T. Vitality and stated loads of his focus is on that now.

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“We’re nonetheless attempting to get individuals wholesome and nonetheless doing sports activities efficiency,” McNeil stated. “I embody all that collectively. So the non-public coaching, the sports activities efficiency, and the power drink are all collectively. However the power drink is new, so you could possibly say that is been the primary focus these days.”

McNeil additionally works full-time in info expertise at Fairfield Medical Heart and works his health enterprise within the night. He additionally promotes his power drink on the weekends and typically within the night.

“We have about 13 retailers of the drink proper now, regionally,” McNeil stated.

He has additionally tapped into the Cleveland and Logan markets and is seeking to broaden additional. McNeil would additionally wish to promote his power drink in his native South Carolina.

Along with assembly his private coaching purchasers face-to-face, he additionally conducts digital courses. Digital health courses exploded in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, however McNeil has been doing them since round 2011.

“They go on my web site ( and so they fill out what their objectives are and what they’ve entry to,” he stated. “Then we get into their health historical past. Mainly, I personalize the exercise primarily based on what you will have entry to. So I may even write a exercise if you have no tools. I am going to only a write a strictly physique weight exercise plan.”

McNeil has about 20 digital purchasers.

As a part of constructing wholesome our bodies, he’s additionally into spirituality. For instance, there’s a bible verse on the cans of his power drink.

“It is a kind of verses that I really like as a result of it tells you to principally not examine your self to others and to focus by yourself objectives,” McNeil stated. “I believed that was necessary. Particularly with social media like Fb, Instagram.

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“Particularly younger youngsters taking a look at different individuals’s objectives and what different persons are doing. It form of depresses them and it prevents them from going after their objectives. In order that bible verse principally says to hold your personal load and to not examine your self to others.”

Away from work and his health enterprise, McNeil enjoys figuring out, spending time along with his household, studying enterprise books and vacationing.

He’s married to spouse, Jennifer, and is the daddy of two youngsters.

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