Your Cart is Empty

The Key To Weight Loss May Be All In Your Head

July 14, 2015 2 min read

This isn't really a new idea. Mindfulness can be the answer to your weight loss frustrations. This means listening to your body and your natural hunger and fullness signals. Paying attention to what and how you are eating, and staying present in the moment can go a long way to helping you reduce and ENJOY yourself. A study published in the journal Appetite found that obese women who underwent a mindfulness based intervention reported a greater reduction in food addictions, binge eating and weight when compared to the control group.


We make up to 200 food decisions each day. No wonder we feel overwhelmed sometimes by what we should be eating. Worst part, up to 80% of the eating we do has nothing to do with hunger. We eat for the sake of eating.

How to eat mindfully

Start slowly. Begin by eating at least one meal a day in a slower, more conscious way. Here are some steps to help you out:

Snack with purpose

Eating directly from the package is mindless. Place your snacks, even small ones, on a plate before you eat. This helps you acknowledge how much you are actually eating.

Drop distractions

Eat without multitasking. This means leaving your desk at the office to eat or turning off the television and sitting at the table. Eating when distracted makes it difficult to track what you've already consumed. You know what that means? It means you usually end up eating more.

Focus on each mouthful

Slow down, chew thoroughly and taste your food. Think about the flavour. Listen to the sound it makes while you chew. This will allow you to enjoy your food on a deeper level. And slowing down in this way will allow your brain to have time to receive fullness signals.

Honour your food

Be grateful for your food. Appreciate each ingredient and the effort it took to prepare your meal. Look at your plate and give thanks.

Rate your hunger

Real hunger and perceived hunger are not the same thing. The latter is usually due to boredom, for example. If you've eaten within the last 2 hours, odds are good that you are not actually hungry. Think of how hungry you are on a scale of 1-10. 1 is eat a horse hungry, 5 is comfortable and 10 is belt buckling full. The trick is trying to stay in the middle. The extreme ends of the scale are not good. Aim for satiated. How do you practice mindful eating? Share your tips with us!  

Leave a comment

Also in BodyRock Store Blog

Image of Bodyrock blog article - What Happens To Your Butt When You Sit All Day?
What Happens To Your Butt When You Sit All Day?

July 14, 2019 3 min read 1 Comment

Do you think your booty looks a little flat? This might be why!
Read More
Image of Bodyrock blog article - 12 Ways To Make Your Belly Flatter By The End Of The Day
12 Ways To Make Your Belly Flatter By The End Of The Day

July 08, 2017 4 min read

Read More
Image of Bodyrock blog article - 7 Ways To Stop Binge Eating In It's Tracks
7 Ways To Stop Binge Eating In It's Tracks

June 22, 2017 2 min read

Do you ever find yourself knuckle-deep in a bag of Cheetos?
Read More
Shipping & Delivery

Due to COVID-19, shipping systems the world over are experiencing abnormal delays. There is an enormous demand on postal and delivery services as online shopping has skyrocketed, due to store closures and stay-at-home mandates. 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 2-3 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. Thanks for your support and understanding.

Are you in Canada? Specifically, are you outside of a metropolitan centre? We need to alert you to a disruption in shipping due to COVID-19. Our preferred shipping provider, UPS, has informed us that they cannot guarantee express shipping for many locations. We have also seen that packages delivered to Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, etc, are not waylaid, but packages delivered to areas just outside of these cities are being held in transit for days or even weeks. UPS has discontinued their guarantee of 1-4 day delivery, which you can read more about here. Therefore, we can guarantee early fulfillment but not early delivery of our goods from our warehouse to your door at this time.


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.

Returns & Exchanges

BodyRock Equipment

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.

Digital Products

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.