Tag: Siphiwe Baleka
New personal driver fitness program designed by former owner-operator
Former owner-operator Siphiwe Baleka designed the “Active Trucker” program in tandem with the Workout Trainer smartphone app for both Android and iOS devices.
October 1, 2015
Rodney McCloud: ‘Fittest of the fleet’
With McCloud coming out on top of its fitness competition, Prime challenges other carriers to host their own Fittest events using the same format in order to bring together the champions of each fleet into a national competition.
September 9, 2013
Alternative two-wheeled transport and fitness on the long road
Prime driver and cyclist Mario Almendarez shares strategies for cycling routes and fitness motivation on the road to better health.
June 25, 2013
Prime driver comes out on top of company cycling competition
Mario Almendarez rode a total of 538.99 miles to win the carrier’s 2013 May Bicycle Challenge.
June 18, 2013
Former Prime driver competes at San Diego Triathalon
Former Prime Inc. lease owner-operator Siphiwe Baleka recently returned from the “San Diego or Bust” bicycle transport tour. Baleka competed and finished in eighth place in the Men’s 40-44 division of the ITU San Diego Spring Triathlon, and he and driver Mike Edwards carried 81 bicycles across the country for athletes competing in the race. […]
June 5, 2012
Foiling the truck-hackers, winning the triathlon
What’s next, “Truckhacking?” If this doesn’t lend new urgency to the technical standards FMCSA’s mulling for EOBRs, I don’t know what does. Craig Trudell reported yesterday in Bloomberg BusinessWeek on a team of “carhacking” researchers out of the University of California San Diego and the University of Washington, who found during a study that they […]
October 14, 2011
Prime driver wins triathlon award
Siphiwe Baleka, a driver for Prime, Inc., won the male 40-44 division of the Powerman Muncie Sprint Triathlon Saturday, Oct. 1, with a time of 1:09:32. The contest includes separate stints in swimming, biking and running. Baleka runs Fitness Trucking Inc., a company that sells DVD exercise videos for drivers that they can do in […]
October 12, 2011
Long-haul swimmer adds running, biking to his competitive repertoire
Siphiwe Baleka (pictured), whom you will remember as the Prime-leased owner-operator who competed and walked away with a couple titles in the U.S. Masters National Swimming championships I wrote about in May, has made headlines yet again — this time not just for his swimming prowess. He placed 56th of 577 competitors at the Warsaw Optimist […]
August 2, 2011
An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there’s a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.
July 1, 2011
Prime driver hauls in national swimming championship
Leased owner-operator Siphiwe Baleka, with Springfield, Mo.-based Prime Inc., won two national championships at the 2011 U.S. Masters Swimming Spring Nationals in Mesa, Ariz., on Friday, April 29. Baleka, who joined Prime three years ago, won first place in both the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle with the second fastest times of the year. He also […]
May 25, 2011
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