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  • siphwe
    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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  • drjohn
    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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  • Young man holding a bottle of water in hand
    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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  • stayfit-feat
    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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  • doctor
    Bringing Healthcare Directly to You

    Solving the Problem of Convenient Access to Affordable Healthcare BY: DR. JOHN McELLIGOTT, DR. JOHN’S MEDICAL SOLUTIONS Welcome to Taking Healthcare to the Cab, a new regular feature authored by Dr. John McElligott. It will provide useful healthcare...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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  • suite
    Semi Suite Life

    Onboard cooking improves health, saves money During his lifetime, James Conley has held dozens of jobs. Since starting his current OTR driving job with C.R. England in July 2014, the South Carolina native’s life has taken some...

    • Posted July 1, 2016
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  • nuitrition
    Weight Loss Nutrition 101

    By: Siphiwe Baleka, Founder, Fitness Trucking Do you feel losing weight is a struggle, and it’s particularly difficult to achieve out on the road? If you answered “yes,” you’re not alone. Often I hear drivers say, “I...

    • Posted July 1, 2016
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  • manage-menu
    A heart attack and diabetes diagnosis lead to a change in eating habits

    Tyrone Gillispie remembers January 20, 2015, pretty well — even if he doesn’t want to. He was in the hospital receiving treatment for a heart attack that day. And if that wasn’t bad enough, it’s also when...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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  • Dancing-Like
    John Drury moves to the music and motivates other drivers to follow his steps for fitness

    With his tattooed biceps and towering presence (he’s 6’7”), truck driver John Drury may seem intimidating at first. But then he starts shaking his hips to a Lady Gaga song, and soon he’s got a crowd joining...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Energy-Unleashed
    When her pup lost its pep, a driver realized she had to make some changes for both of them

    While she could shrug off her own lack of energy and the extra pounds she had put on over 13 years of trucking, Elizabeth Aud couldn’t stand to see the same thing happening to her dog, Bella...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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