February 9, 2021

10 Tips For Healthy Life On The Road
10 Tips For Healthy Life On The Road

The health of truck drivers is increasingly threatened by numerous health conditions or unhealthy behaviors. In addition to that, truckers are regularly challenged with finding healthy and affordable food while driving long-hauls as well as organizing themselves daily to stay fit. All of this is complicated but one of the biggest challenges is asking yourself: “Do I want to be as healthy as possible, in spite of everything?” If your answer is ‘yes’, then here are some hints or suggestions that can help you in both your personal and professional lives:

1. Eat breakfast every day

2. Snack on healthy foods to reduce meal portions

  • Hummus and veggies
  • Hard boiled eggs- Dried fruits
  • Mixed nuts- Jerky
  • Cheese Not Processed
  • Dark chocolate
  • Yogurt

3. Eat more salad and leafy greens

4. Drink lots of water

5. Don’t consume more than 2 cups of coffee per day

6. Cut soda drinks out of your diet

7. Get enough sleep

8. Take time to rest

9. Avoid fast food

10. Exercise

  • 5 minute sprints
  • 4 sets of 10 squats
  • 4 sets of 10 heel rises
  • 2 sets of 12 pushups
  • 4 sets of 15 crunches
  • 2 planks for 30 seconds each
  • 4 sets of 12 abs—touch your knees to your chest
  • 15-minute walk to cool down

Please,do take care of your health and be in good shape because your own being needs you, your family needs you, your loved ones and your neighbors need you and so many fellow Americans need you.