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    Breathing & Posture

    They’re Under Your Direct Control By: Siphiwe Baleka, Founder, Fitness Trucking From the second we are born until the moment we die, human beings breathe. It is the single, most-repeated action throughout our entire lives. Breathing is...

    • Posted January 1, 2018
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    Endorphins & Dopamine Explained

    Understanding Connections to Your Motivation Level By: Siphiwe Baleka, Founder, Fitness Trucking In the September-October issue of RoadKing, my article focused on the connection between loneliness and hormones, specifically oxytocin. Prior to that, I wrote several articles...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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    Keep Your Back in Shape

    Seating Ergonomics Critically Important By: DR. BETHANY DIXON, DC Whether engaged in long-haul transport or local/regional delivery, you already know that truck driving is one of the hardest jobs on bodies. In fact, truck driving always ranks...

    • Posted September 1, 2017
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    Bad Teeth! Bad Gums! Poor Health! No Friends!

    What You Don’t Know About Oral Hygiene Can Kill You or Worse BY: DR. JOHN McELLIGOTT, DR. JOHN’S MEDICAL SOLUTIONS Most people don’t associate bad oral hygiene with their overall health. Well, guess what, they are related,...

    • Posted September 1, 2017
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    I Lost 41.6 Pounds!

    Firsthand Report of What It Took to Achieve Results By: Siphiwe Baleka, Founder, Fitness Trucking In the March-April 2017 issue, I put out a call to action for every driver to participate in the 4 Minute Fit...

    • Posted July 1, 2017
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    Managing Your Meds

    Taking Healthcare to the Cab: TOP ITEM FOR DOT EXAMINERS BY: DR. JOHN McELLIGOTT, DR. JOHN’S MEDICAL SOLUTIONS If you failed a DOT physical, you might have heard this from your Certified Medical Examiner (CME), “You are...

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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    Listen to Your Hip Flexors

    THESE MUSCLES ARE KEY TO DAILY FUNCTIONING By: Siphiwe Baleka, Founder, Fitness Trucking For professional drivers, hip flexor muscles are very important because they play a major role in your daily mobility. Examples of simple activities include...

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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    You, Osteoarthritis & the Weather

    Listen to What Your Body is Telling You BY: DR. JOHN McELLIGOTT, DR. JOHN’S MEDICAL SOLUTIONS A 2007 STUDY FROM TUFTS UNIVERSITY found every 10-degree drop in temperature corresponds with an incremental increase in arthritis pain. In...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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    Just Add Water

    The Magical 24/7/365 Elixir of Life BY: DR. JOHN McELLIGOTT, Dr. John’s Medical Solutions The simple instruction “Just Add Water” is found on thousands of items available wherever groceries are sold. That same instruction applies even more to...

    • Posted January 1, 2017
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    Overcoming the FEAR of Exercise

    Once you start exercising and begin seeing results, you’ll know you can accomplish what you may have thought was impossible. For many people, not just drivers, starting to exercise is a frightening prospect. If you are already...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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