walking

Pick a hobby like photography

Get a basic DSLR camera and go out for a shooting session whenever you see something interesting.

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The jump rope blues

"Sometimes, being healthy on the road is more dangerous than you'd think."

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FMCSA Administrator walks with drivers for health awareness

FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro, as well as TravelCenters of America CEO Tom O'Brien joined the annual Trucking Solutions Group driver health walk at MATS 2013.

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Health tip: Go exploring

If you have extended down time in a strange city, go for a walk.

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Walking 101

Walking is a good first step for drivers who do not exercise regularly. These tips will help you work walking into your daily schedule.

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Set short- and long-term goals

October is a great month to start a routine.

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I'm Just Say'n

Carolyn gives advice on a marriage's financial balance, trucker fitness and loneliness.

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Outside the truck: Ultrarunner to tame the ice roads

Starting Wednesday, reports the Toronto Sun, ultrarunner Alicja Barahona will attempt a 240-mile round-trip haul between Inuvik, north of the Arctic Circle, and Tuktoyaktuk on the shore of the Arctic Ocean on the ice road that is the frozen McKenzie river in Canada's Northwest Territories. Made well-known for the truck travel there when the History Channel series Ice Road Truckers filmed its second season there, the McKenzie River ice road is perhaps as treacherous as they ...

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Mixing it up

If we mix up our exercise maybe we will last longer too.

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Empowerment

The most frustrating thing about trucking is the waste of time.  Shippers and consignees seem to gleefully waste it. Our time has no value to them. They often treat the drivers like we have no value. Since our time has no value to them they don’t mind wasting it. Sometimes it seems like some of them seem to enjoy it. I had one of those last week in Melrose Park, Ill. It was on a Friday ...

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