You spend so much time and effort making sure the important people in your life are loved. But what about yourself? Self-care is an important aspect of your wellness and should be incorporated into your routine as often as possible. Self-care isn’t just for ladies either. What does “self-care” mean? It is taking a mental […]

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Every day in the USA, people drive around with over-inflated tires. OK, not really, but it is sobering to consider that almost 75 million Americans, or 1 in 3 people suffer from high blood pressure, not unlike having an over-inflated tire hard at work every day (CDC, 2016). Eventually, any over-extended system has a blow-out. […]

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Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. About 480,000 premature deaths occur each year. Even with these staggering statistics, people still continue to smoke. Why?? Because quitting can be overwhelming. It’s not only physically, but mentally addictive as well. A person has to change their lifestyle, habits […]

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Warmer weather is on the way making hydration especially important. Drinking water on a regular basis is important, however, increasing fluid intake when it is hot out will help counteract the effects on the body in warmer temperatures and higher humidity. How much water do you need? Roughly two liters of water a day is […]

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We are all too familiar with the word diabetes these days, and individuals in the trucking field can be even more at risk due to poor food choices and a lack of exercise out on the road. It is our mission to help educate drivers on what diabetes is and how they can help stave […]

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All of us have important numbers to know — like our social-security-number, or ATM pin. Many times the most important numbers we should know are our blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index, and cholesterol numbers. Knowing these numbers and making them the best we can is the most desirable way to prevent disease and […]

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Based on statistics gathered from the CDC (Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention), chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and cancer are the most prevalent diseases in the United States. Most of these diseases can be prevented and managed but are attributed to a lack of early health screening, poor choices in diet, […]

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Have you ever thought about what smoking really does to you? Smoking will account for nearly one and a half million premature adult deaths this year alone which tops the list as the most preventable cause of death in the United States. More than half of the professional long-haul drivers are current cigarette smokers! This […]

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Ten trucking executives competed for the title of Fittest Executive last week at the TCA Convention in Nashville, TN. The TCA Fittest Executive Challenge Inaugural Event was hosted by TCA Wellness, powered by Rolling Strong. The event represented more than a fitness challenge by bringing awareness to driver health initiatives and the importance of investing […]

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