Your Cart is Empty

Your Daily Commute Might Actually Help You Lose Weight

August 12, 2015 2 min read

There is no denying it, commutes suck. It is daunting to think of the number of hours you actually spend getting to and from work over the course of a lifetime. Wasted time. Or is it? A 15 minute walk to the train station doesn't seem like a lot but when you consider it is done twice a day, every work day, it could be enough to help millions of people actually meet their daily exercise guidelines. A recent study in the U.K. found that those who switched from driving to walking, cycling or taking public transit lost, on average, more than 2 pounds over 2 years. The longer the commute, the greater the weight loss. Those with one way, active commutes longer than 30 minutes lost 15 pounds on average over 2 years. A study done in the U.S. of 12,000 people in metro areas found a strong association between biking or walking to work and a lower body-mass index. The researchers believe that an active commute is a promising way to help people keep off weight once they have lost it. Okay, so the numbers aren't huge. It isn't like walking from the train to the office will help you drop massive weight but it is certainly something to think about. We know sitting all day is bad for us and the more active we are, the better our bodies work so this makes sense. Obviously you can't replace the gym with your active commute nor is this something that is possible for every person but it likely shouldn't be ignored either. Every little bit of activity counts! Are these findings enough to make you give up your daily drive? Source: Fox News      

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

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

Fast, Express Shipping.

'Due to COVID-19, online stores are experiencing some shipping delays. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and we assure you that we are working hard with our shipping partner UPS to get you 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 just 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. Signatures are required on all orders. 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.