Improve your Health this Summer

We finally made it through arguably one of the most difficult winters we have ever faced in our lifetimes, which included the usual difficulties of cold weather and poor road conditions, compounded with COVID-19 and the related restrictions and lockdowns. While the pandemic may still be ongoing, the warm weather is affording us the chance [...]

By |2021-05-19T15:16:57-04:00May 19th, 2021|Exercise, Mental Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

ATN: What’s the “right” amount of exercise?

Q: What's the "right" amount of exercise I should be doing to be healthy? A: Unfortunately, there is no perfect amount of exercise for every individual. Let's break it down a bit further: Our main goal of exercise should be 3 things: Boost endorphins, the "feel good hormones" which improve your mood Increasing energy Improve [...]

By |2020-11-26T13:52:00-05:00November 26th, 2020|Driver Health, Exercise|0 Comments

Week 4 Mini-Challenges

Each week during the 10 Pound Challenge, I'll outline 5 different mini-challenges. Your job is to choose 1-2 of them to fully commit to for the week, and you may choose to continue that practice for the remainder of the challenge. You may wish to do more than 2 of the challenges, and you are [...]

Week 2 Mini-Challenges

Each week during the challenge, I'll outline 5 different mini-challenges. Your job is to choose 1-2 of them to fully commit to for the week, and you may choose to continue that practice for the remainder of the challenge. You may wish to do more than 2 of the challenges, and you are welcome to [...]

Healthy Fleet Challenge: Assessing your Lifestyle

Everyone should be assessing their health, diet, and overall lifestyle on a somewhat regular basis, with the start of a lifestyle change being the perfect time to do so. Even if someone is not looking to become healthier, it is wise to have a good understanding of their own habits. Now, assessing your diet & [...]

Workout Motivation

We’ve all been there: getting home from a long day at work, tackling your to-do list, and then sitting down on the couch to relax, if you have time. At that point, a workout feels nearly impossible, and before you know it, you’ve talked yourself out of it. If you’re not blessed with endless energy [...]

By |2019-03-20T14:56:12-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Exercise, Healthy Fleet Challenge|1 Comment

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 [...]

By |2018-10-16T16:07:08-04:00October 16th, 2018|Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Loss|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 [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:43:11-04:00August 30th, 2018|Exercise|0 Comments

Getting Fit on a Time & Money Budget

Two excuses I often hear for why people (including drivers) can’t be healthy is that it costs too much money and takes too much time. I’ve addressed how to deal with this from a diet and nutrition standpoint, but this month I’m focusing on the physical fitness side of it! Short, Intense Workouts I recommend [...]

By |2018-08-28T14:57:36-04:00April 18th, 2018|Exercise|0 Comments
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