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Three common health concerns for truckers

As part of the trucker lifestyle, you are most likely sitting all day, snacking and sometimes drinking sugary drinks. In the long run, this can affect your health. It is important to stay on top of our health, here are common concerns for anyone…
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What to do if you have trucker burn out

If you have been searching for local cdl jobs near me and finally found one, it is important to find a company that prioritizes their truck drivers’ mental, emotional and physical health.  This is because truck driver burn out is common,…

Late night snacking during COVID-19

These last couple of months have been a whirlwind. From the whole country being on lockdown to opening back up to closing to mandatory face masks mandates. Throughout this time frame, we have seen that many stores, gas stations and restaurants…

Tips for a healthy diet

As a working adult, finding new ideas for eating healthy can be a challenge. As a truck driver, the task of living a healthy life raises more challenges than your average working adult. At truck stops, it is convenient to buy large sodas, chips,…
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Essential gear for truckers

Truck driving can be rough on your body which is why it is important to have all the essential gear to make the trucker lifestyle easier on your body. The right gear includes shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen and window UV protection. In addition…
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Health problems for truckers

Did you know that Americans spend nearly 90 percent of the day being inactive? This is especially true for people who sit down all day at work, come home and sit to watch tv and finally lay down for the night. This can accumulate to 21 hours…

What foods are really healthy?

Healthy eating is essential in all areas of life. What you eat has an impact on your body and mental well-being. It affects your concentration, energy levels and decision making. Statistics show that eight out of 10 road accidents are related…
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Great exercises for truck drivers on the road

Staying active is vital for any person to be healthy, both mentally and physically. A Midwest trucking company like TransWood encourages employees to work on their mental and physical health.  Truckers play large roles in every sector, from…

Healthy fast food hacks

As a truck driver, the truck stops are often filled with fast food options and finding a healthy, quick place to eat may become a challenge. The trucker lifestyle is hours on the road with limited healthy food options, but did you know that…

How your diet can impact safe driving

What have you been fueling your body with? The right nutrients can help your body and mind stay alert while on the road. The best trucking companies, like TransWood,  will encourage drivers to eat healthily and get a good night of sleep each…