Let’s start 2020 with a commitment to health & wellness – both mental and physical!
The very nature of the trucking job is quite sedentary and staying healthy can be a big challenge for many drivers. Driving all day, sleeping in a truck, eating at rest stops and being away from home for long periods of time can all lead to an unhealthy lifestyle. Making a conscious effort to make [...]
Whether or not you are committed to growing facial hair this month or not, I think we can all agree that helping spread the word about men's health is important. Over the years, we have written quite a few articles about men's health, and more specifically, truck driver health because we want our fleet to [...]
These are horrifying stats! Those numbers mean truckers are shortening their life span. To make it worse - it's preventable.
Sitting behind the wheel of a big rig for extended periods of time, developing poor eating habits over the road, and difficult sleeping accommodations are often the cause of many ailments that affect truck drivers around the world. 5 Common Heath Issues We've put together some information on some of the common health issues faced [...]
Let's face it, nobody likes going to the doctor, especially if you're a truck driver. You're finally at home, with your family, the last thing you want to do is waste your time sitting in a waiting room for a checkup. But, is it a waste of time? How often is a regular checkup? If there's [...]
Movember is celebrating its 16th year of focusing on men's health with the aid of mustaches around the globe. In 2003, 30 Mo Bros started their journey of men's health awareness. Now there are over 5 million Mo Bros and Mo Sistas changing the face of Men's Health. Movember is all about creating awareness, whether [...]
Life behind the wheel can certainly take its toll on the body, especially as you age. If you have been over the road for a number of years, you've probably already noticed the extra creeks and cracks emanating from your joints, not to mention the daily possibility of injury from loading or unloading freight. Over [...]
A stiff neck is generally the result of muscles weakening over time from poor posture or misuse. Driving for long periods of time, coupled with poor posture, can cause the muscles around the neck joints to tire and become overstretched. What’s Really Happening with Your Neck When your neck muscles are weak, and you try [...]
Driving for long periods of time creates a significant amount of strain and stress to the muscles in your neck, lower back and upper back. A lot of this strain can be alleviated by having proper posture while driving. Yup, that’s right, sit up straight, no slouching behind the wheel! Bad posture while driving can [...]