Heat: When to Use it for Muscle Pain

Heat: When to Use it for Muscle Pain

When dealing with muscle pain it can be a little bit confusing on how to best find receive relief. Many will reach straight away for an ice pack but that may not be the best solution to the problem. It may be better to apply heat to the problem. For the next two weeks...
Zim’s Body Tips: Lower Back Pain

Zim’s Body Tips: Lower Back Pain

Dealing with lower back pain can be a tricky and painful business. Whether it be chronic or temporary it’s a very sensitive area of the body that must be treated with care. Luckily with simple steps we can avoid lower back pain and treat it when it comes. There...
How to Snack Better

How to Snack Better

One of the easiest ways to mess up on our diet is to give into the old fashioned snack-attack. This can be particularly tempting in this age of quarantine when many of us are at home, under a lot of stress and the kitchen is only a few steps away. The reason snacking...
Zim’s Body Tips: Hand Pain

Zim’s Body Tips: Hand Pain

There is perhaps no part of the body more sensitive and prone to pain than our hands. Especially our fingers are so close to delicate nerves so when they are injured or damaged they can be incredibly painful. Also we use our hands each day and that use can make them...
How the Founding Fathers Exercised Part 2

How the Founding Fathers Exercised Part 2

Last year on the Zim’s blog we had a lot of fun ringing in the July 4th holiday with a look at what exercises the American Founding Fathers might have done to stay fit and healthy. These techniques include the time tested traditions of lifting dumbbells and dueling...