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  • drjohn
    Don’t Be Passive About Blood Clots

    Take Steps Now to Prepare for a Long Retirement BY: DR. JOHN McELLIGOTT, DR. JOHN’S MEDICAL SOLUTIONS In the March-April issue, I talked about sedentary job risks. In this issue, I’d like to expand on that topic...

    • Posted May 1, 2018
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  • spire-hand
    Stress Busting

    Measure It, Improve It By: Siphiwe Baleka, Founder, Fitness Trucking In the March-April issue, the StayFit® article focus was the use of the Cronometer app to monitor your nutrition and ensure that you’re benefitting from the full...

    • Posted May 1, 2018
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  • chopping-board1
    Give New Meaning to Nutritional Intake

    Take Charge of What You Eat for Better Health By: Siphiwe Baleka, Founder, Fitness Trucking Every day, your body relies on you to provide 60 essential nutrients, the building blocks of healthy cells. These are the nutrients that your...

    • Posted March 1, 2018
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  • drjohn
    SEDENTARY JOB RISKS!

    What Can You Do to Help Yourself? BY: DR. JOHN McELLIGOTT, DR. JOHN’S MEDICAL SOLUTIONS Since 1989, I’ve examined and cared for thousands of truck drivers as a physician and a DOT examiner. Apologies to those drivers...

    • Posted March 1, 2018
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  • screenshots
    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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  • baleka
    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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  • MSG90.6
    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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  • Dentist Holding Dental Tools
    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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  • stayfitweight
    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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  • website
    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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