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Why SAD matters – and how I can help

Are you feeling SAD as autumn takes hold and winter approaches?

You are not alone.
It’s reported that up to 15 in 100 people may suffer from this sometimes debilitating condition. It’s said to be more common in women than men – and the older you get, the more likely you are […]

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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|0 Comments
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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 […]

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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|0 Comments
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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|0 Comments

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 […]

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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|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