Ever wondered if it isn't your fault for gaining weight in your early 20's? It's that ever so dreaded freshman 15 that we all hear about. Michigan State University conducted a study over the last 15 years, talking to 3617 individuals about their childhood and understanding their weight gain during their early 20's.
And guess what? Women, we have the crappy end of the stick (again). It found that women who have faced childhood stress before the age of 16 - like divorce, a parental death or economic issues - gain weight faster in their early 20's than those who haven't had these kinds of stress. Those coping mechanisms, of stress eating etc are hard to kick to the curb and they can become a part of our lifestyle.
And yes, women we have it a little harder when it comes to weight control than the men. According t the study, men tend to turn to alcohol to cope with their issues while we choose food. I can't argue there, ice cream can fix just about anything in my books!
So, what can we learn from this study and what does this mean for the future? This sheds light on what needs attention and shows us that we need to intervene and support positive growth in children's mental health. As adults, we also need to focus on our own mental health before we can tackle our own personal issues surrounding our physical body.
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.
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.