BMI, BMR, RMR…What does it all mean?!

As a CDL Wellness coach I have found that many drivers are curious about their body mass index, basal metabolic rate, and resting metabolic rate, also known as BMI, BMR or RMR.  You may have seen some of these acronyms on your DOT physical form […]

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Move It!

Let’s face it: when it’s your job to sit all day, you have to make a concentrated effort to make sure you move your body. Recent studies have shown that sitting for long periods of time, even if you exercise daily, can lead to life-threatening […]

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Chronic Work Stress

Everyone experiences stress. In fact, more than one out of three people in America who work experience chronic stress or stress that is experienced for a prolonged period of time. Stress is triggered by a belief or a thought that you are in danger. Stress […]

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Healthy Grab-and-Go Options While on the Road

One of the biggest challenges of being a truck or bus driver is finding healthy foods to eat while on the road. While many quick stop travel centers and convenience stores offer salad bars and sit-down restaurants, chances are you are on a short time […]

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Bring the Clinic to Your Truck

As a Rolling Strong CDL Wellness Coach, part of my mission when working with drivers is to ensure that they are in good health to pass the DOT medical exam with a 2 year card (when possible).  In order to pass the exam, a driver […]

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Get Off the Dieting Road

Are your weight loss efforts motivated by the latest fad diet? Does your daily eating routine include expensive alternatives to food? Are those not-so-tasty diet drinks and shakes really better than eating nutritious good food? Are you staying within your calorie budget? New Year’s resolutions […]

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Cold, Flu, or Allergies?

Flu season has made major headlines due to its prevalence this year. It has claimed 50+children already and is one of the deadliest in the 13 years the flu has been tracked (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018). One major factor in this […]

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Take Care of Your Immune System

The immune system is one of the most complex systems in the body. It is critically important to take care of it so it can continue doing what it is meant to do – protecting our bodies from germs and viruses, recognizing and getting rid […]

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