Jim Thorp
/Jim Thorp
­

About Jim Thorp

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Jim Thorp has created 127 blog entries.
Jim Thorp
  • 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?
  • Overweight Man Stomach Measurement

Why A Full Body & Lifestyle Approach Is Better Than Pure Exercise

Exercise is one of the best things you can do if you’re looking to improve your physical and mental health. However, it shouldn’t be done in isolation. Adopting a holistic approach to your health and wellbeing, and taking care of your entire body and your lifestyle is far more beneficial […]

By |July 10th, 2018|Education, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health, Jim's Blog, Nutrition|Comments Off on Why A Full Body & Lifestyle Approach Is Better Than Pure Exercise
  • Starting Position Running Track

What ‘Fit at 50’ actually means

You aren’t as fit as you used to be
Here at JT Ethos, one of our main specialties is health overhauls for men and women who dare to accept that they’ve kind of reached that middle phase of their life. Nobody likes the word “middle-aged”, but we all kind of know […]

By |July 10th, 2018|Education, Exercise, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Rehabilitation|Comments Off on What ‘Fit at 50’ actually means
  • Smiley Newton's Cradle

How Being Positive Can Help Back Pain

Having a positive outlook on life comes with many obvious benefits. Some are well known, such as reducing rates of depression, increased life span and a higher resistance to the common cold. But are you aware that being positive could also reduce physical pain, such as back pain?
How a Negative […]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Education, Emotional Health, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|Comments Off on How Being Positive Can Help Back Pain
  • Veal, Asparagus and Tomatoes

5 reasons dieting doesn’t work and what you should do instead

People diet to lose weight because they’re worried about their health, but dieting can be punishing on the body and isn’t the right solution.
Here are five reasons why dieting doesn’t work and advice on the right way to approach food for a healthy body and mind.

1) Diets make us unhappy

Meal […]

By |June 5th, 2018|Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|Comments Off on 5 reasons dieting doesn’t work and what you should do instead
  • Sciatic Pain Model

How does exercise help relieve sciatica pain?

Whilst the thought of exercising can be daunting when you’re in pain, staying active can be far more beneficial to those suffering from sciatica than being sedentary.
If you suffer from sciatica, a couple of days of rest can be beneficial during a painful flareup, but generally staying mobile will […]

By |May 30th, 2018|Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Strength Training|Comments Off on How does exercise help relieve sciatica pain?

What if I don’t know what I want?

NOTE: This post is designed as a follow up from an earlier post entitled ‘Just Make a Choice’. 

We live in a time with unlimited opportunities, the world has never been a smaller more accessible place. Hell, a New York businessman can enter politics and within less than 2 years become […]

By |March 19th, 2018|Emotional Health, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog|Comments Off on What if I don’t know what I want?

Just make a choice

When I read the following email it struck a chord, instantly.

It was one of those moments where I suddenly became very aware of that moment in time, what I was doing right there and made me think of exactly how I want to be living my life. Have a read:

If […]

By |March 12th, 2018|Emotional Health, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog|Comments Off on Just make a choice

The Car Park Positivity Test

This has to be one of my favourite games that we play at work. It is founded is rock hard science – quantum physics actually – sounds ridiculously ‘woo-woo’ but really works.

The background to it is based on something called The Law of Attraction. There is an abundance of information […]

By |February 12th, 2018|Emotional Health, Energy Building, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|Comments Off on The Car Park Positivity Test
  • chickens

Do you care about your chickens?

I was listening to the radio this week (click the link below to have a listen) and one of the topics being discussed was quality of chickens, its impact on our health and, more importantly, whether we actually care enough to pay for more ethically reared chickens. They were talking […]

By |January 20th, 2018|Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Do you care about your chickens?