Fit for the Road

Truckers News Staff | February 01, 2012

Good snack choices for the road are featured along with "Go for the Goal 2012."

Health Product: Fitness Hoop

| January 31, 2012

Make working out more fun with a hula hoop. Okay, so now it’s called a fitness hoop, and it’s weighted (5 lbs.) to give more oomph to your workout.

Drug-free pain relief

| January 26, 2012

If you have a sore joint, apply ice wrapped in a towel or a cold pack to the area for no more than 20 minutes. A bag of frozen peas works well. Don’t put the ...

Health Product: Circulation Socks

| January 26, 2012

Poor circulation in your legs or feet from so many hours behind the wheel? Finally, Compression Socks that are softer, drier and more comfortable than others, while enhancing circulation and preventing swelling.

Choose dark chocolate over white

| January 26, 2012

Dark chocolate (60 percent cacao or higher) can improve heart health, lower blood pressure and boost serotonin and endorphin levels. White chocolate lacks any nutritional value and is made up of mostly fats and sugars.

Dietitian reviews driver's food choices

| January 24, 2012

Truckers have more obstacles than other professionals — but with dedication and determination, anything is possible.

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 ...

Bring back snack time

| January 23, 2012

For me, a full belly equals happiness, comfort. But it’s when I fill my belly with foods high in fat, sugar and calories that I realize this is not a healthy way to ...

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