Before you even break your first exercise induced sweat, you've been made a lot of promises. You're told exercise will make you feel amazing. You're told it's addictive. You're told it will reshape your whole life, mind, body and soul. You're told that exercise will make you look younger, increase your sex drive and sex appeal. You're told that if you exercise at least three days a week, you'll never have to pay your taxes again. OK, maybe not that last one, but you're promised a lot when you begin your foray into fitness, and let's face it: it paints a pretty enticing picture. It also paints a pretty far-fetched picture: far-fetched, but also, absolutely true. Exercising will do all of these things.
In other words, the hype is real. It's real, but there is another side to the hype. One that's not so much more disheartening, as more inclusive. Specifically, more inclusive of the crappy element of rising to a new challenge. Sure, it’s empowering as hell, but only after you've waded through a heap of denial, self-doubt and a self-deprecating dialogue that would make Amy Schumer look like a motivational speaker.
The beginning: it can suck.
That's what we want to tell you. It may seem strange coming from us, since, you know, we're all about fitness and health and pushing past challenges to reveal our best possible selves. This said, learning to spend time outside your comfort zone is not something many people are born knowing how to do. What’s more, just about no one is born liking it. After all, it’s against our survival instinct to want to feel uncomfortable.
Learning to love the HIIT zone we call home comes over time. It comes when you start to see the undeniable and unbelievable gains that come with challenging your body and brain on the regular. That's when the magic happens: that spark that ignites and you know that you want this new way of life to be your only way of life. When exactly this happens is different for everyone, because we're not talking about falling in love with the instant high that comes after exercise. Sure, that high helps power the motivation, but it’s fleeting. We're talking about falling in love with the whole way of life: how every single moment of your existence becomes a little more charged, a little more significant — all thanks to working out.
We shit you not. This can happen.
But, if you've never worked out a day in your life and are just starting, it won’t happen right away. In fact, you may very well hate it.
You read that right: you may hate working out. We're not supposed to admit that, right? We're supposed to tell you it's all sunshine and 6-packs. That's what so many fitness pros use to sell the dream: This is fun! Look at us! We're having fun and we're happy and successful and sexy AF and don't you want our lives?!
That's never really been our bag. We want to give it to you honestly, because you're always honest with us. We want to write this for all the people who stop working out because they drank the kool-aid, and they still didn't catch the high. We want to write it for the people who gave up because they thought there was something intrinsically wrong with them for not liking working out. We want to say this: there is nothing wrong with you. There is something deeply wrong with a system that tells you that you have to feel a certain way about a very personal (even painful) experience, or you're not cut out for it. You're out of the club. You're not allowed to hang with them.
We want to say you're always allowed to hang with us. Even if you don't like it at first. Hell, especially if you don't like it at first. You're allowed to tell us you worked out, and it was hard and it sucked and you hurt and don't want to show up to do it again tomorrow. We'll tell you, yes it was. Yeah, it does. And we'll tell you that whether or not you want to show up to train with us tomorrow, we'll show up to train for you. 'Cause that's what #fitfam does.
If you’re vibing with what we’re saying, we encourage you to join our BodyRock Insider’s Group on Facebook. This is where we gather to seek solace, advice and support from our community. It’s for everyone, of every fitness level. Even if you don’t have a fitness level right now and aren’t sure when you will. Come hang with us.
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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.
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