weight-loss

Prime commanding lead in TCA weight-loss showdown

| April 05, 2012

The Truckload Carriers Association's Weight-Loss Showdown competition is now well into its 7th week, and results from the end of week 6 showed Springfield, Mo.-based, heavily owner-operator-focused carrier Prime Inc.'s personnel holding a relatively strong ...

How can I be a healthy trucker?

| February 27, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I really love my trucking job but am worried about the future. I am at least 75 lbs. overweight, have high blood pressure and probably sleep apnea. I try to eat a healthy diet ...

Snack recipe: Apples, Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Seed Stacks

| February 01, 2012

I am declaring February my Healthy Obsession Snack Month. I'll try to post a new snack recipe at least twice a week. I'd love to hear from you about your own favorite snacks, as well ...

Don't blame trucking!

| January 26, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I was happily married for five years but as it turns out, my wife was not. She never shared that particular tidbit of information in our short time together. As far as I knew, ...

Good choice, bad choice: fried chicken sandwiches

| January 23, 2012

The staff here at Truckers News researched the most popular fast food chicken sandwiches, and these three made the cut for folks keeping track of calories, fat, cholesterol and carbohydrates. Chick-fil-A Original Chicken Sandwich Chick-Fil-A’s pioneer chicken ...

Heads-up: NY Times on truckers’ health

| November 22, 2011

The U.S. newspaper of record, the New York Times, devoted significant ink to many truck drivers' moves toward improving their health in their Monday edition. The primary feature, by Abby Ellin and well-illustrated with pictures ...

TCA to start health program

| November 01, 2011

The Truckload Carriers Association is taking applications for Trucking’s Weight Loss Showdown, a 10-week competition to start Jan. 24, 2012. Carriers who plan to apply must enter six drivers and six office staff members and complete ...

Fit for the Road

| November 01, 2011

Drivers wanting to implement healthier routines into a busy schedule need patience, perseverance and a little know-how.

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