Healthy Obsession

Kathleen Buccleugh | January 01, 2012

Our new website, http://www.Truckers4aGoal.com, is a place you can read about other drivers (such as Richie Nehrings, whose story is on page 18), get health tips, see information about common health concerns and discuss with others your health goals for 2012.

Holiday blues

| December 09, 2011

Holidays can worsen depression in people predisposed to stress.  Add a few minutes of extra exercise to your day during the busy holiday season. Make good food choices and try to have a positive attitude.

Spine Care

| December 06, 2011

Don’t drive with your wallet or cell phone in your back pocket! It can put your spine out of alignment.

Good choice, bad choice: Frozen Pizzas

| December 02, 2011

We’d rather order a piping hot, high calorie, high fat pizza delivered right to the front door. But the frozen version can be a cheaper, convenient and healthier choice. We were surprised at how tasty ...

Driving posture

| December 02, 2011

Drive with your head straight and chin pulled in, shoulders back, chest out, stomach tucked in, back supported.  Don’t let your head protrude forward or lean too far back and don’t let your shoulders slump.  ...

Healthy Obsession

Kathleen Buccleugh | December 01, 2011

So here are my tips for enjoying your time, whether you’re out on the road or at home with family and friends, and for sticking to those health goals so that Jan. 1 doesn’t bring with it a hefty list of resolutions.

Eye health

| November 28, 2011

Eat lots of leafy green vegetables such s collard greens, kale and spinach to help prevent macular degeneration. Apricots and blueberries also help promote good vision and reduce eye fatigue.

Snack Packs

| November 21, 2011

Pack all your daily portions of snacks before you hit the road. Put in reusable Ziplock bags and keep handy for snack attacks.

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