-The reason cigarettes are so addictive is because of one ingredient in the tobacco, called nicotine.
-Within 10 seconds of a puff, nicotine stimulates the release of dopamine (the “feel good” chemical) in the brain. This is the “high” some people feel during smoking, & the reason smoking can become addictive.
-Nicotine blocks insulin from extracting excess sugar from the bloodstream. This potentially type-2 diabetes-causing trait is the same reason some people lose their appetite after smoking.
-There are over 600 ingredients added to cigarettes in addition to tobacco! When burned, they create more than 4,000 chemicals. At least 50 of these chemicals are known to cause cancer, and many are poisonous.
-Inhalation of any type of smoke is bad for the body, especially the lungs. The burnt particles can form tar, which can stick to the lungs and cause all types of lung disorders & diseases, including asthma, emphysema, & cancer.
-Smoking raises the levels of free radicals in the body as well- these are the little bastards that age the body, including the skin (wrinkles!). They also increase cholesterol which can lead to heart disease.
-Smoking increases the levels of carbon monoxide in the blood, which decreases the amount of oxygen that can flow to the brain, heart, and muscles. Extended consumption can cause bones to weaken & muscles to break down.
-Smoking cigarettes can cause many other negative side effects, including a decreased immune system, high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, gum disease, tooth decay, decreased fertility in both men & women, inability to obtain an erection for men, & early menopause for women.
-If you’re going to smoke, a healthier option would be organic tobacco since there are no added chemicals or ingredients. Electronic cigarettes can be healthier than smoking, but there has been evidence that some can have negative side effects as well.
-The healthiest choice would be to cut the nicotine intake or addiction completely! You alone are responsible for taking care of your body. Don’t let a drug make you feel powerless - take control of your actions & your life.
Fast, Express Shipping.
Due to COVID-19, shipping systems the world over are experiencing abnormal delays. While health and wellness companies are essential services, there is simply an enormous demand on postal and delivery services as individuals and hospitals need more supplies than ever before. This is an unprecedented situation, and we are working around the clock to fulfill your orders as quickly as possible. To be clear, we are filling orders in 4-5 days, and we are shipping immediately after that. Once shipped, our shipping partner, UPS, will get your order out to you as quickly as possible. You will receive the tools you need to stay safe and strong at home through this difficult time. Thanks for your support and understanding.
We want you to start your fitness journey with us as quickly as possible, that’s why we send every package to the USA & Canada via expedited or standard shipping with our partners at UPS. Once your order is received and processed, it typically takes 2-4 days to get to you once it leaves our warehouse. That’s our commitment and we stand by it.
We ship within Canada and the United States via UPS with Standard & Expedited shipping (whichever is faster)
For locations outside of the US and Canada, we ship using FedEx International (EUROPE and Other Nations), which is usually in transit for 7-10 business days, depending on location.
We ship all of our physical products with UPS, from our warehouse location in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Delays caused due to custom withholds are not included in these estimated delivery times.
We offer a 30-day return policy, as long as: it is not more than 30 days past the date of delivery; and your item is in its original condition and packaging with the original order number. Refunds will be issued when the equipment is received back to the BodyRock warehouse, minus the original cost of shipping, and the customer is responsible for the costs of return shipping. To request a refund on physical product purchases, please contact us.
We cannot issue refunds on digital goods such as e-books or videos, as these are non-tangible goods that are irrevocable once the order is placed.
All of the BodyRock clothing is made to order and so is final sale. If you have any questions about sizing prior to placing your order, please contact us.