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- [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 his niece was getting married soon, he knew he'd be buying a new suit for the occasion, but refused to buy one in the size he [...]