Stress is our bodies natural survival response to keep us alive when we experience a life threatening event. It is commonly referred to as the fight -or- flight response. When that response is sustained over long periods of time it can become harmful to our health. Chronic stress influences our body, mood, and behavior. There […]

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After just one year in the profession, it’s a story too familiar, the combination of poor nutrition and a sedentary lifestyle starts taking a health toll on professional drivers from increased blood pressure to increased injuries. More drivers and companies are getting engaged in and taking notice of driver health initiatives. With stringent DOT physical […]

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Stretching is one of the most effective ways to prevent injury and to increase flexibility. Flexibility is the degree to which the individual muscle will lengthen. As we get older, our muscles begin to shorten and tighten, restricting flexibility. This restricted flexibility causes our movement to become slower, tighter with less range of motion and […]

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Many Americans eat with the goal of satisfying their hunger and they go about it with the mindset of satisfying their taste buds instead of eating for nutrition. You may be eating more than enough food, but are you satisfying your body’s innate need for balanced nutrition? Hunger is triggered when the body needs calories […]

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A common statement TCA CDL Wellness Coaches often hear from drivers  is “eating healthy on the road is too hard!”. Often, the fast food drive-through becomes the most convenient meal option. Although we recommend packing your meals ahead of time or having a cooler stocked with healthy meal and snack options, we understand that may not happen every […]

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In celebration of Driver Appreciation Week, TA/PETRO locations across the country provided the venue for CDL Wellness Coaches, of TCA Wellness powered by Rolling Strong, to deliver health screenings and health education for visiting professional truck drivers. “This was a great week in raising driver health awareness” said Bob Perry, Rolling Strong President and Executive […]

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