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Here we aim to share information, tips, stories and expert advice on a variety of topics including mum and bub health, physical recovery, mental training techniques, nutrition tips, healthy recipes, and plenty more to keep you inspired and on-track to being the best version of yourself!r.

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6 Ways to Accelerate Your Triathlon Training Progress

What Is A Triathlon? Triathlons are multi-sport events that consist of swimming, cycling and running. The distances of each discipline vary, but the standard Olympic distance includes a 1.5km swim,...

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Top Recovery Tips With Ninja Warrior Zak Stolz

Ninja Warrior training is not for the faint hearted, it takes incredible physical and mental stamina to reach the dizziness heights of success in the sport. Australian Ninja Warrior legend Zak Stol...

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The BodyICE Story - The Best Products Are Borne From Necessity

I often say blowing my ACL twice in the space of 6 months was the best thing that could have happened to me. It made me mentally resilient and gave me the opportunity to create a business. Through ...

BodyICE KidsNosebleeds in toddlers

How to treat a blood nose in your toddler

Nosebleeds in toddlers can be very messy, and sometimes scary and can be caused by an array of things, such as little fingers picking noses, blowing too hard or from knocks and bumps during playtim...

BodyICE Woman7 Tips for Early Labour

Early Labour: A Midwife's 7 Tips for a Positive Birth Experience

The early phase of childbirth, also known as early labor, is an essential stage of the birthing process that can last up to 18 hours. During early labor, there are several tips that can help you ma...

BodyICE KidsSummer snack ideas for kids


Simple summer ideas that you can make in 5 minutes or less to help fuel little bodies with fresh, healthy and delicious nutrients. 

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Six Common Discomforts During Pregnancy & How To Relieve Them

Pregnancy is such an exciting chapter, but it can also come with some enormous changes to your body. Hormonal changes of pregnancy can cause discomforts such as morning sickness, breast chang...

BodyICE WomanRound Ligament Pain During Pregnancy

Round Ligament Pain During Pregnancy

During pregnancy your hormones cause your ligaments to become loose and relaxed. As your uterus grows, it can tug on these ligaments and stretch them causing spasms. 

BodyICE WomanTips for Going Into Natural Labour

Natural Ways to Induce Labour

As your due date creeps up, you might be wondering how you can help to get the process started and avoid an induction of labour. There are some natural methods that you can try to help you bring on...

Top 7 Injury Recovery Tips

Recover Better & Faster: Top Injury Recovery Tips

Did you know there are scientifically proven techniques that you can utilise to aid sports and athletic recovery? If you are sick of being sore following your training/sport/competition/show  then ...

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Visualisation vs Meditation. How are they different?

Is visualisation different to meditation? It sure is. Even though meditation and visualisation are often used interchangeably, the two techniques are actually quite different and affect the brain ...

8 Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

8 Top Breastfeeding Tips

If you are planning to breastfeed your baby, every mama will experience a different breastfeeding journey and have ups and downs - gaining knowledge around breastfeeding, knowing what can help when...

Hospital Bag Items

Best Hospital Bag Items, As Seen By A Midwife!

Hospital bag packing can be daunting but oh so exciting! It can be tempting to overpack to make sure that you have everything you possibly need, but that isn’t always the best way. 

BodyICE WomanFourth Trimester Preparation

The Fourth Trimester Preparation

The fourth trimester is the first magical (and intense!) 3 months of your baby’s life, where you get to know them as they transition to the outside world and your body changes and heals as you beco...

BodyICE KidsHow to prepare for Day Care


Putting bub into day care for the first time can be a daunting time for new parents. Mum to 2 year old Theo, Cara shares her story and advice for other mums on the cusp of day care preparation (we ...

BodyICE RecoveryPop - When Sport Brings Us To Our Knees

POP - Insights From 13 Australian Athletes on ACL Injury

ACL injury is a frightening and traumatic experience – well at least it has been for me. It normally happens whilst playing sport – that sudden change of direction, a twist, a knock and then ‘POP’,...

BodyICE WomanPerineal Massage During Pregnancy

Perineal Massage During Pregnancy. The What, Why & How!

Perineal massage is the gentle stretching and manipulating of your perineal tissue using one or two fingers to help prepare these tissues to stretch over your baby's head and body during vaginal de...

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Best Immunity Boosters For Kids

Although we can’t prevent kids from picking up snotty nosed germs (they literally put EVERYTHING in their mouths at the moment!), we can help support them nutritionally as they get through the wint...