Name: Dominick Thompson (IG: DomzThompson)
A leading voice in the vegan & plant-based athlete communities, @domzthompson is an athlete, activist, and the founder of NYC-based start up @craziedandweirdos — hip, sustainable and eco-friendly clothing made from recycled and organic materials. He is also the founder of @ironbrukal, a sports and fitness brand dedicated to the working professional, with plans to open training facilities in 2019.
Prior to becoming a social entrepreneur and activist, Dominick was a healthcare executive responsible for the business development and management of hospital systems and other providers across the eastern region of the United States. A working athlete, Dominick’s intense training schedule includes cycling, swimming, running, calisthenics, boxing, cross-fit, cross-training, weight and power-lifting. He competes in 10-12 endurance races per year, including marathons, triathlons, and ultra-races.
Dominick has been recognized for his activism across a variety of major news outlets, including NPR News, ABC News, Men’s Muscle and Fitness Magazine, Esquire, Thrive Magazine, Origin Magazine, PETA.com and more. Online, Dominick activates his 160,000+ Instagram followers with a pull-no-punches mix of brutal truth education with relatable, uplifting inspiration.
With all of the wonderful things he has going on, he still makes self-care and self-love a priority. Check out his three tips below:
Here are 3 Ways That He Practice Self-Love
1. Training for his next competition. Yes, training is fun for him. 🙂
2. Waking up every morning to be thankful for another day of living, and
3. Giving back to others and helping people and communities rebuild is something I enjoy as well.