Eat your veggies

| September 04, 2011

For the sake of your health and your waistline, make sure vegetables take up the majority of the space on your plate.

Take a siesta

| September 03, 2011

Feeling sluggish? Take a nap. Short 15 to 20 minute power naps can increase reaction time, boost critical thinking and rejuvenate the mind.

Fitbit: wireless fitness tracking

| September 02, 2011

Fitbit is a wireless device that automatically tracks your calories burned, steps taken, distance traveled and sleep quality. Unlike a pedometer, the Fitbit Tracker uses a MEMS 3-axis accelerometer that measures motion patterns. The device ...

Adopt a pet

| September 02, 2011

Thinking about bringing a pet into the family? Researchers at the American Psychological Association say that pet owners are happier, healthier and better adjusted ...

Making the Journey Together

Kathleen Buccleugh | September 01, 2011

I am making a commitment to myself, my family, my friends, my coworkers and you, Truckers News readers — it is time to get healthy and stay healthy! Please join me on this journey.

Ice cream alternatives

| September 01, 2011

Ice cream alternatives: Make healthy summertime treats by freezing pureed fruit in ice molds. Another approach: string fruit like grapes and cantaloupe onto bamboo skewers and pop them in the freezer.

Sweat out anxiety

| August 31, 2011

How do you get rid of nervous energy and anxiety? Sweat it out. Researchers found that regular exercise can help dissolve panic in people who suffer from anxiety.

Increase pain tolerance

| August 30, 2011

How to increase your tolerance to pain: sit up straight. Submissive postures like slouching may intensify physical discomfort, says new research in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. Adopt a dominant position to increase your ...

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