Coach JT

James Thompson aka "JT" is the founder of Evolve with JT and an outspoken Fitness and Nutrition Expert with over 25 years of hands-on experience.  In 2019 Evolve with JT was named the “Best Weight Loss Program” for the second year in a row and "Best Fitness Center / Gym" by the News Herald in the Best of Bay Awards.   In 2018 and 2017 JT was the inaugural recipient of a Panama City Living Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Award. JT’s larger than life personality coupled with his straightforward, no-gimmick approach to working with clients has inspired and encouraged thousands to achieve permanent changes in their lifestyle. He accomplishes this primarily through educating clients about proper nutrition, exercise, functional movement practices and natural supplementation.  

JT is happily married with two children, is an avid outdoorsman and an enthusiastic Mountain Biker. In 2016 JT founded “Urban Donkeys” mountain bike club with his youngest son Michael to inspire kids and families to get out and get active.

 

Outside of the office JT is an author, a public speaker and podcaster and he also provides corporate wellness services and is known to many as simply “Coach”.  JT and his partner and wife, Bethany are dedicated to making Bay County a Healthier and Happier place to live. In 2016 JT and his wife formed Team Evolve. Team Evolve trains and competes in obstacle course races and provides accountability, structure and support to all involved.  JT coaches practice for Team Evolve twice per week  while Bethany assists and provides much needed support, structure and guidance. JT and Team EVOLVE were featured on Channel 13 Local News, The Determined Stories, The News Herald and currently has a waiting list of applicants waiting to join.

DISCLAIMER: James Thompson is a sports nutritionist with over 25 year of hands-on practical experience.  He is not a registered nutritionist or a dietitian.  THIS INFORMATION AND ALL RECOMMENDATIONS MADE ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DESIGNED TO SERVE AS A DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT OR PREVENTION OF ANY ILLNESS OR DISEASE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED MEDICAL, HEALTH CARE PROVIDER BEFORE YOU START ANY NUTRITION OR EXERCISE PROGRAM. BY BEGINNING THIS OR ANY OTHER PROGRAM, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE HAD CLEARANCE FROM YOUR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL TO DO SO.