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How to Get the Right Stretch

It can be easy to think of stretching as one category, but there are actually several types of stretching and each have different benefits. As your needs and goals change, switching up your stretches can also change to help you progress. Let’s take a look at what...

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How Stretching Can Help Arthritis

Arthritis means joint inflammation and it can be a debilitating condition to live with. The simplest tasks can become a struggle to get through. Sitting in a truck all day can make matters worse though. The joints need exercise and stretching to keep range of motion,...

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I’m Tired of Aches and Pains!

Sitting all day in a truck is bound to cause some aches and pains. We know that lack of movement stiffens muscles, so let’s target how to help alleviate sore and painful areas of the body by doing some deep stretches. In order to get some deep stretching in, you must...

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10 Reasons to Stretch!

Flexibility is often overlooked, and being a driver on the road makes it even more important that you get stretches in regularly. The American Council has outlined 10 reasons to stretch regularly, so I thought we could take a look together!  Decreased stress...

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Healthy Protein Options on the Road

Keeping healthy eating on track while driving all day is a not an easy task. Gas stations and truck stops are stocked with pre-packaged, empty calorie foods. Staying away from salty, sugary, and convenient snacks can be difficult, but it can be done! Prep is key and...

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Top 5 Driver Health Tips

The life of a truck driver can take its toll. Life on the road is an all-consuming lifestyle. From long days, to sitting nonstop, back issues, poor food choices, and more, it is tough.  There’s a lot of advice out there for truck drivers. In fact, there’s probably so...

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3 Reasons to do Core Exercises while driving

3 Reasons to do Core Exercises while driving It is no secret sitting in a vehicle for long periods of time can cause weakening of one’s core. The back, shoulders, and stomach muscles do not engage automatically while sitting. Any significant movements have to be...

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Nuts and Bolts Trail Mix

Recipe Name: Nuts and Bolts Trail Mix Recipe: 1/2 cup unsalted mixed nuts 2 1/2 cups multigrain toasted oat cereal 1/2 cup dried cherries 1/2 cup M&M's 1 cup mini pretzel twists 1 cup whole-grain cheddar Goldfish crackers Combine nuts, cereal, dried cherries,...

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Simple Shrimp Snack

For one serving you'll need: one 6 ounce can of baby or cocktail shrimp one small green onion two tablespoons of butter two slices of toast Drain the brine from the shrimp then chop up the onion and put some of the greens aside for a garnish. Next, melt the butter in...

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