All posts tagged "your health"

  • Make-Your-Move
    Fast and effective exercise strategies

    Drivers who want to lose weight or increase their fitness and health need to reset, or “spike,” their metabolism to a higher level. That requires exercise, which many drivers believe they just don’t have time to do.

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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  • Low-calorie-fast-food-options
    Finding low calorie options in your favorite fast food restaurants

    Getting healthy is a top concern among truckers these days, and many have made a point of changing their eating habits so they can shed some extra pounds. Being on the road once meant facing limited dining...

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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    Simple techniques to manage tension & minor pains on the road

    Some days you feel as if you are stuck in a pressure cooker. So how do you ease the stress and bring on the calm?

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • take10
    Better health achieved in minutes

    When it comes to exercising, we usually have good intentions. Unfortunately, long hours on the road, limited funds and demands of home and family chip away at our days, leaving little time for self-improvement.

    • Posted September 4, 2012
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  • food-granolabars
    What to eat pre- and post-exercise to ensure you get the most benefits out of your workout

    If you’re carving time out of your busy schedule for working out, make sure you’re setting yourself up for success by eating right before and after you get moving. Wondering what meals and snacks make the most...

    • Posted May 4, 2012
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Sight to Behold

    The sun is down, rush hour is over, and the only traffic on the road is the occasional stray car that pops over the horizon. For some reason, the lights seem extra bright tonight. You rub your...

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    You Gotta Eat

    Nobody actually likes the idea of going on a diet, but sometimes the need to shed some pounds becomes glaringly obvious. Lugging around an extra 15 — or 50 — pounds starts to wear on a person....

    • Posted September 7, 2011
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    Overcoming doctor phobia & scheduling regular checkups

    A new job with Celadon Trucking Services caused Clifford Robinson to visit the company’s medical office for a battery of health screenings.

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Back Issues

    Almost everyone has felt that twinge of pain at the base of their spine. Eighty percent of Americans have complained of back pain at some point in their lives, and truck drivers are even more prone to...

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Take a Walk

    Walking for health can increase life expectancy, lower the risk for diabetes and heart disease, reduce symptoms of depression and improve the chances of living independently in old age.

    • Posted March 9, 2011
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