You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who could have predicted that the kick-off to 2020 would introduce the Coronavirus or COVID-19--a virus that the World Health Organization (WHO) has now defined as a pandemic.
Along with WHO, other leading health institutions encouraging people to practice ‘social distancing’ (more about this below), and, if you’re following this serious recommendation (which of course you should), it’s pretty hard to hit the gym.
We feel your pain. Even though we are a home workout movement, many of our trainers and community members take their Sweatflix workouts to the gym. Everyone needs out of the house sometimes.
Yes, during a pandemic, you can leave the house, but leaving the house to go to the gym--a hotbed of germs--is another matter altogether.
So what do you do?
Here are our top 5 ways to protect yourself against COVID-19 and how to keep calm and Sweatflix on!
To prevent the spread of colds, flus or coronavirus the most important thing is regularly washing your hands with soap and water or hand sanitizer. If you’re out in public wash after touching anything - toilets, handrails or after eating.
Added Protection: Skip the latex gloves when out in public as they actually can collect potential viruses on the back of the gloves. Instead, if you’re hitting the grocery store, sanitize your cart handrail or use your elbow/arm to open doors.
One of the most effective ways to control the spread of contagious diseases is to practice social distancing. What this means is to keep 1 metre between you and anyone who appears visibly sick (coughing, sneezing) when you’re outside the house.
Social distancing could also mean avoiding public spaces as a way to contain COVID-19 - check with your local Public Health Guidelines to see what your area suggests.
Added Protection: Try doing your weekly shopping off-hours so there are fewer people to come into contact with.
Don’t let COVID-19 stop you from keeping on track with your fitness goals. You’ve been working too hard for that. Just workout at home. Bust out your yoga mat and some weights. Use whatever you’ve got around the house.
Exercise will boost your immune system, so don’t give up now.
Added Protection: If you’re not a Sweatflix member, you can grab afree 30 day trial of Sweatflix.Or, if you want in for less for longer, you can use code 50OFF for 50% off a three month Sweatflix membership.
In between sessions with us, be sure take a walk outside for some fresh air, preferabbly in non-crowded areas. The fresh air will help clear your mind and the vitamin D, which your skin produces when exposed to sunshine, is one of the most powerful vitamins for strengthening your immune system.
Practicing good hygiene is of the utmost importance to protect you and others from catching contagious diseases, like COVID-19. Here are some recommended best practices:
Added Protection: Don’t share foods or drinks with others and if you're sick or in the presence of someone who is, wear a face mask.
Knowledge is power. Monitor your local Public Health updates because they release advice, current guidelines and facts on the disease applicable to your area. COVID-19 isn’t going away without the cooperation of everyone, so be a team player.
Added Protection: If you're scared, start your day off withmeditation. Before you check for the latest updates on the coronavirus. Your mind needs to work off its stress too!
Don’t let the coronavirus stop you from living your healthiest life. In fact, living a healthier life can help protect you from the virus. Keep working out from home. Join us on Sweatflix. Let’s keep each other strong.
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.