Break Up Sitting with Stretching

Recently you may have heard that “sitting is the new smoking.” Research has begun to link sitting with a number of health concerns including obesity and metabolic syndrome, which is a cluster of conditions that includes high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat […]

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Yoga on the Road

It doesn’t matter if you sit behind a desk or the wheel of a truck – anyone can do yoga. There are many forms of yoga you can choose from, and you can even decide on the type and intensity. All you need is a […]

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How Cold Weather Affects Health

How Cold Weather Affects Health Cold weather affects your health in a variety of ways. From weight gain, to cold and flu, to frostbite, cold weather can wreak havoc on your body. Learn how to keep warm, prevent weight gain, and stay in good health […]

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Take Care of Your Gut

What’s that “gut feeling” have to do with anything?  Most of us see our digestive system as a mini processing system – food goes in, we process, and we eliminate.  Sometimes the whole thing goes smoothly; but sometimes, it just doesn’t.  We experience digestive upset, […]

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How Do You Know When to Quit Smoking?

You have heard all the reasons why you should quit smoking. You’ve even taken some steps by trying smoking alternatives. Still unsure if you’re really ready to quit tobacco use and smoking for good? Here are some ways to decide if you are ready to […]

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Reaching Your Goals Through Self-Monitoring

Setting and achieving health goals is a part of most people’s lives, and self-monitoring is one of the easiest and most effective ways to do so. It is a form of self-reliance that allows us to keep ourselves “in check.” And for truck drivers who […]

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Steering Away From Stress

Did you know that 43% of all adults suffer from negative health effects brought on by stress? That’s right, you are far from being alone – especially working in a stress-filled industry like truck driving. Stress is the body’s reaction to any change that requires […]

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