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Welcoming the newest member at JT Ethos – Adam Spinks

Some of you may have already met our newest member of the team following the departure of Tyran.

Allow me to introduce Adam Spinks.

Adam is a recent graduate from Staffordshire University and has taken on the role of Sport Therapist/Exercise Coach. At just 21 years old, he completed a Sports Therapy […]

By |January 17th, 2018|Jim's Blog, Rehabilitation|0 Comments

Will I Ever Be Toned Again?

Every time I set out on a new phase of lifting my levels of health my mind gets filled with images of how my body will look. The lean, toned look with a narrow waist and pecs that look nothing like the dreaded ‘man-boobs’!

To be quite frank I have no […]

Sitting on your arse in the gym is wasting your time

Time is precious, you’ve got about 5 things to do with every chuck of time you can identify.

Getting to the gym is important to you but it’s really difficult to make the time regularly, too many other demands pulling you in different directions.

So why on earth would you waste your […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Strength Training|0 Comments

This 75-Year Harvard Study Found the 1 Secret to Leading a Fulfilling Life

I recently came across this article from a Harvard study on ‘How to live a fulfilling life’ and thought it quite interesting, albeit unsurprising.  Naturally, I am going to share it with you, so here’s the article in its entirety (source Inc.)

Prioritizing what’s important is challenging in today’s world. The split focus […]

By |June 16th, 2017|Emotional Health, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Exercises That Matter: The Pushing Movement

In the second part of our series on ‘Movement that Matters’, we’re going to look at the pushing movement.
Now, people who have used the gym a lot in the past might be a little bit confused as to why we’re talking about pushing rather than the specific muscles of the […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Jim's Blog|0 Comments

Exercises That Matter: The Squat

Over the coming weeks as part of the ‘Exercise That Matter’ series we’re going to look at a number of the basic exercises that people can do in a gym or at home in order to help them to build healthy body.

The first one we’re going to look at is […]

By |May 4th, 2017|Jim's Blog|0 Comments

Posture – How it influences your health

Posture is  has become a real focal point in the health world over the past few years. I still don’t think we really appreciate just how much poor posture underpins almost all musculoskeletal injuries.
Have a look at the video and see what you think:

At JT Ethos we have placed posture […]

By |April 26th, 2017|Energy Building, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Rehabilitation|0 Comments

Sleep like a Baby: Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Waking up in the middle of the night is normal right?



Do you not remember the time when you used to go to sleep and wake up with your alarm screaming at you and wonder where the night went?

Do you remember the time when you used to go to sleep and […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Stop Wasting Your Time – Exercise That Counts

As I sit down to write this in my head I’m trying to write a blog on exercise that will engage and provide useful information to you.  I haven’t written one on exercise for a little while so my head says ‘just write a short and simple piece on exercise’.


By |March 1st, 2017|Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Are you a Lone Wolf?

Have you started 2017 with a desire, a strong conviction or even just a wistful longing to get a bit fitter?
Maybe you’ve decided to finally get your bad back into shape, or to tackle that ever increasing waistline or the dreaded sagging chest (I won’t use the horrid ‘M’ word!). […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments