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Jim Thorp

We are so proud of our lockdown champion!

 

We’ve just awarded our first – and hopefully only – lockdown champion award. Amanda has been a client of ours for quite a long time on and off, but during lockdown she has really mastered the art of bringing all the elements together and the results are just amazing.

You can […]

By |August 7th, 2020|Client of the month, Education, Emotional Health, Energy Building, Exercise, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Rehabilitation, Strength Training|Comments Off on We are so proud of our lockdown champion!

Breaking Habits Part 3 – Our ethos and how we can help:

Up to now in our series of blog posts about breaking bad habits, we have reported on:

How long does it take?

Is it easy?

So now we know that identifying a current pleasure or pain is critical to help break a habit.

But that’s only part of the story.

Identifying why that is important […]

By |March 13th, 2020|Emotional Health, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Breaking Habits Part 3 – Our ethos and how we can help:

Part Two – Is it easy to change a habit?

I recently wrote about how long it takes to break a habit (https://www.jtethos.com/how-to-break-a-habit-part-one/) and as a follow on to that, asking how easy it is to break a habit seems a logical next question.

I’m talking about bad habits that can wreck your health.

It may not be easy to change a […]

By |January 30th, 2020|Jim's Blog|Comments Off on Part Two – Is it easy to change a habit?

My First Podcast

I was delighted to accept an invitation to talk to Benjamin brain, the host of ‘The Truth About Business’ Podcast, about all things health, fitness, wellbeing but also about running a health and fitness business. As a first experience it was a real rush and I’m really pleased with how […]

By |January 28th, 2020|Chek, Education, Emotional Health, Energy Building, Exercise, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition|Comments Off on My First Podcast

Part One – How to break a habit, how long it can take.

How to break a habit

This is a big subject. We’ve put together a series of blog posts on how we can succeed in breaking a habit. In part one we look at how long it can take.

 

Some introductory questions:

Are you fed up of feeling that your health and fitness […]

By |December 20th, 2019|Education, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition|Comments Off on Part One – How to break a habit, how long it can take.

A beginner’s guide to the ketogenic (or keto) diet: is it for you?

Is the ketogenic (or keto) diet for you?

Have you heard of the keto diet? If you’re anywhere near social media this is an increasingly prominent way of eating that seems to promise massive weight loss results – and quickly.

But for every influencer on Instagram promoting a ‘new you’ in weeks, […]

By |October 10th, 2019|Education, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition|Comments Off on A beginner’s guide to the ketogenic (or keto) diet: is it for you?

Client of the Month – October 2019

Congratulations to Brendan – we are proud to present him as our Client of the Month!
Brendan came to us when he felt his recovery from surgery had stalled. He was following the hospital exercise programme but felt that it was no longer challenging enough. Brendan has had his fair share […]

By |October 4th, 2019|Client of the month|Comments Off on Client of the Month – October 2019

When to seek expert help for neck and back pain

When to seek expert help for neck and back pain
Neck and back pain are more common than you might think. In fact, it is thought eight out of ten people will suffer with back or neck pain that is not caused by an underlying medical condition at some point in […]

By |May 13th, 2019|Education, Jim's Blog|Comments Off on When to seek expert help for neck and back pain

Have Your New Year Weight Loss Resolutions Failed?

So here we are months into the year.

Do you feel like you have failed because you haven’t transformed your fitness yet this year?

Are your New Year resolutions a distant memory and the diet tips you read for weight loss, long forgotten? You are not alone – some 80 per cent […]

By |April 12th, 2019|Health, Nutrition|Comments Off on Have Your New Year Weight Loss Resolutions Failed?
  • CHEK Practitioner

What is a CHEK Practitioner?

What is a CHEK Practitioner?
CHEK Practitioners are a group of exercise professionals who specialize in corrective high-performance exercise kinesiology. Now you probably haven’t got the faintest idea of what that means and if I’m brutally honest, after over 10 years involved with the CHET Practitioners, I don’t really understand what […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Chek, Health, Jim's Blog|Comments Off on What is a CHEK Practitioner?