Improving Sleep on the Road

We’re always told that we need 8 hours of sleep, but that’s easier said than done! Plus, if we’re not getting good quality sleep, it doesn’t matter how long we’re down for, we won’t be properly rested for the next day. Think about it – sleep is how your body recovers and heals itself each night, but if sleep is being compromised, how can you expect it to function properly? Sleep on the road is even more of an issue, as [...]

By |December 14th, 2018|Categories: Driver Health, Mental Health|0 Comments

Healthy Fleet 10 Pound Challenge Starts Jan 1!

The Healthy Fleet 10 Pound Challenge is back! During the months of January and February, drivers, staff, and executives from across the industry will buckle down to work towards their weight-loss goals. The first 10 Pound Challenge in 2017 was one of our most successful challenges since beginning in 2014. We’ve seen incredible results with this type of weight-loss focused challenge, with our last one tallying over 550 pounds lost in just 8 weeks, and we’re looking to surpass that this [...]

How to eat more Fruits & Vegetables on the Road

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 and should make up the bulk of what we eat. They are nutritional powerhouses, far beyond any other food group, given their vast nutrient profiles, virus- [...]

By |November 16th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why am I not Losing Weight?

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 several reasons this could be happening, so I’ve put together a list of what may be holding you back from meeting your goal weight. They won’t [...]

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Boosting the Immune System

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 likely to catch it! Your body is constantly working hard to stay healthy, but if we don’t support it in doing so, it’s eventually going to [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

What’s a kettlebell, and what does it have to do with a trucker?

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 hauls. The only two things a driver really needs in order to work out on the road is a pair of running shoes and determination, because [...]

By |August 30th, 2018|Categories: Exercise|0 Comments

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