Your Cart is Empty

Sustainable Protein Source for the Future: Insects. Will you?

July 13, 2015 2 min read

With the world's ever growing population and limited resources it's clear we all can't continue to eat as most North Americans currently do: eating meat several times a week -- or, in some cases, several times a day! The resources needed to raise meat and poultry are demanding on the environment. There remains a great global food security issue as to where we will all get enough sustainable protein. One of the answers it seems is insects. Insects only need a fraction of the water, feed, space and time to mature needed by animals. And crickets pack more than twice the protein of beef and significantly more vitamin B12, iron, magnesium and essential amino acids. What's not to love? [caption id="attachment_97822" align="aligncenter" width="625"]why-crickets Source: Exoprotein.com[/caption] You may squirm but people have been eating insects in Africa, Asia and Latin America since the beginning of time. And now more and more North American companies are trying to serve it to you. New Millennium Farms, in Campbellford Ontario is North America's largest supplier of edible insects for human consumption. Head over to their website and buy some cricket flour -- which can be added to soups, smoothies and baked goods to bump up their nutritional profile. cricket flour Peckish? How about some Salt & Pepper Mealworms? The perfect TV-watching high-protein snack. salt and pepper meal worms They also have a page of recipes. Chocolate Zucchini cupcakes with cricket flour, anyone? File-choc-Zucinni-crix-cupcakes-2015-04-20-9-40-03-PM Many cutting edge athletes are turning to Exo Bars. They are high preformance soy, dairy, grain and gluten-free, paleo and environmentally-freindly protein bars. And yes, they're made with cricket flour. exo_bar_apple.680w1 Successfully funded on Kickstarter and coming soon Jungle bar is a "delicious protein bar made with dates, sunflower seeds, sesame and pumpkin seeds, chocolate and cricket flour!" jungle bar As someone who is constantly trying to get enough protein and from a variety of different sources, I'll definitely be trying to incorporate some insect meal into my diet. How about you? For more creepy crawly fun join me on Facebook. Traineredith.comBR1 Do you follow us on Instagram? https://instagram.com/p/4rBsV7gHWa/?taken-by=bodyrockofficial/embed (Get the full workout here) [caption id="attachment_98129" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat snapcode @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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 156 Comments

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 7 Comments

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 4-6 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.