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...

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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 are...

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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...

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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...

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Zim’s Body Tips: Upper Back Pain

Zim’s Body Tips: Upper Back Pain

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic more people than ever are working from home and away from their normal office environments. This often means sitting at a less than ideal working-situation. Whether it is using a laptop on a bed or turning the kitchen table into...

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Zims Body Tips: Shoulder Pain

Zims Body Tips: Shoulder Pain

There are few things more uncomfortable than a shoulder ache. Just the other day I slept badly and woke up with such a deep pain above my arm and it was unbearable to do my normal tasks including typing at my desk. Shoulder aches have many activity-related causes...

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Summer Health Affirmations

Summer Health Affirmations

With the quarantine caused by COVID19 we here at the Zims blog feel it is safe to say things have gotten a little bit stressful. The combination of isolation, a lack of recreation and the unknown ahead has given us all more than a little anxiety. This is why we...

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Zims Body Tips: Neck Pain

Zims Body Tips: Neck Pain

There is nothing that will make you more aware of how much you move your neck than when you have a pulled muscle or sore ligament. Pretty much any time you move your body  it moves the neck and unlike other parts of the body lying down doesn’t necessarily help relieve...

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More Best Podcasts on Running

More Best Podcasts on Running

At the beginning of the year we posted our recommendations for great podcasts about running. However, with COVID19 pushing more people out of the gyms and into outdoor running it seemed like a good idea to recommend a few more.  These are podcasts which will both...

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