Jamin Thompson_Leaky Gut

How To Fix Your Annoying Gut Problems

If you’re a regular reader of this blog you’ll know how serious I am about gut health. Part of that emphasis is due to that fact that I have been living with Crohn’s Disease for just around 15 years now… …which has made me have to really step up my gut health knowledge and focus. Crohn’s Disease really sucks…but I think it …

Clemson Mens Tennis 2002 Jamin Thompson

Learning To Love The Process

2002 Clemson Tennis post-workout on “Muscle Beach” behind Jervey Athletic Center I know looks can be a little deceiving so let me give a little bit of background: This pic was taken a little over a year after I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and was still working my way back into playing shape after losing about 40 pounds and …

human digestive system

How to Improve Your Digestion for Greater Gains in the Gym

You dedicate your life to it… Spend thousands of hours training for it… Sacrifice friends and fun to study and research about it… Lay awake for hours at night thinking about it… GAINS. You want em, you need em, you just gotta have em. You do all the right things…train hard, eat right, get enough sleep. But what if all …

The Best Supplements For Athletes

This post is dedicated to all of the true athletes out there… …and since I believe all of us are true athletes at our core, this post is actually dedicated to everyone out there who seeks to improve their health, fitness, and/or athletic performance. And since you’re here reading this today, I know you’re a serious athlete. I know you’re a …

crohns disease

How I Cured My Crohn’s Disease

Before we get started I just want to point out that there is no official “cure” for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis), or any other autoimmune disease for that matter, at least not in the context of science as we currently understand it. Even when you heal, your body will always retain the ability to attack itself. …

Failure

The Relentless Pursuit of Failure

  This past weekend I had the honor of speaking about how to build a business at the Fall FMI Conference. (If you aren’t familiar with FMI, it is a training resource for fitness and sports professionals that offers them career and personal development education.) This was my first ever invitation to speak at FMI, and let me just tell …

Busy Man Workouts

There’s a big misconception out there that if you work in an office (aka sit on your ass from 9-5 or later)…you’re lazy and unmotivated if you’re “too tired to train” either before or after work. This assumption is 100% FALSE. Having worked in several corporate environments myself, and sat in tons of super boring, all-day meetings in uncomfortable clothes, …

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Asskickers

Success in life doesn’t just “happen”. You make choices and you perform certain actions, which in turn, give you various outcomes based on those choices and actions. You choose to eat healthier. You choose to go to the gym. You choose to stay faithful to your partner. You choose happiness. You choose success – and YOU choose failure. It’s all …

Powertec Interview

In case you’ve never heard of Powertec (aka the world’s best plate loaded home gyms), they are, in my humble opinion, one of the top fitness companies out there. I’m not just saying that because I’m associated with the company – I’m saying it because I truly believe it. From the ownership to management, to the creative & media team, …

Jamin Thompson Powertec

Powertec Catalog Shoot Behind the Scenes

A few weeks ago I shot the 2013 Powertec Catalog along with fitness model superstars Chelsea Cruz, Frank Jones, Ian Lauer, Bobby Ashhurst, Krissy Chin, Ryan Campbell, Matt Magorian, Stacey Naito, and Natalie Minh. It is an honor to be a Team Powertec Athlete and I am blessed to have the opportunity to work with such a great company! Here’s …