You’ve heard it since you were a kid: “Eat more vegetables and fruit!” Now, how often do you think you hit the recommended amount of fruits and veggies, which is 7-10 servings per day? For most of you, it’s probably not very often, if ever. Fruits and vegetables are truly the backbone of our diet [...]
A question that we sometimes hear is “Why haven’t I lost weight even though I have been eating better and exercising?” When you’ve committed to a lifestyle change and you are waiting for results, it’s really discouraging when the number on the scale won’t budge or you still can’t get into your “skinny” jeans. There’s [...]
That time of year is here – the kids go back to school, and the germs begin to take over. Whether you’re at home or on the road, most of you will be exposed to the common cold this fall, but I’m going to help you keep your immune system strong so that you’re less [...]
No, a kettlebell isn’t what makes the whistle come from a tea kettle. It’s a super versatile, portable piece of workout equipment that I often recommend to drivers. Working out on the road can be challenging, there’s no denying that; but it’s possible, and I work with drivers who exercise every day while on long [...]
The Healthy Team app is a great way for drivers and office staff in the industry to receive wellness education and motivation from a Nutritionist & Health Coach, as well as encouragement and inspiration from others. Check out this quick video to learn more!
Congratulations to our top weight loss participant in the recent leg of the Healthy Fleet Challenge! John lost 22 pounds during the months of May & June. John found that his weight was slowly creeping up on him, and having to buy new jeans in a bigger size was his wake up call. Knowing that [...]
We’ve heard for years that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we don’t hear enough is that it needs to be healthy in order to be beneficial. That’s right, the greasy breakfast sandwich and sugar filled donut you may rely on just don’t cut it. To get our day started right, [...]
Whether you eat a perfectly healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables or you rely solely on fast food, it’s important to consider whether you could benefit from any types of supplements. The majority of drivers struggle with getting enough fruits and veggies, unprocessed meats, and fibre. This leaves a lot of gaps in their [...]
We’re constantly getting hit with new health trends and diets that promise better results and greater health. One that has stuck around for the past few years is the idea that we need to cut sugar, all sugar, out of our diets. It tells us that our bodies respond to all forms of sugar in [...]
Figuring out what to eat in a truck stop can be tricky when you're trying to stay healthy. Fortunately, there's several healthy options available, and our Nutritionist rounded up plenty of them to help you out!