Backpacks and Pain for Students

Backpacks and Pain for Students

This week we have entered September and that means back to school in one form or another for the kids of the world. Some kids are doing homeschool this year but many are returning back to their local schools. This means the return of the dreaded BACKPACK! Most young...

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Are Sports Drinks Worth the Calories?

Are Sports Drinks Worth the Calories?

We've all seen the ads. Professional athletes sweating through a workout and then replenishing their bodies with cold refreshing sports brightly colored sports drink. This goes all the way back to the iconic Gatorade ads with Michael Jordan that ended with 'Be Like...

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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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