Life on the road can be difficult. A recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found that transportation workers have the highest obesity rate—37.8 percent—of any U.S. industry, a statistic underscored in a recent USA Today article, “More Truckers Focus on Getting Healthier.” It’s clear, American truck drivers are facing an uphill battle when it comes to their health. But, what if they had a quick, easy workout routine that could be completed on the side of the road or at a truck stop?
Drivers spend countless hours on the road and away from home which limits opportunities for healthy, home cooked meals. Finding healthy options on the road can be very difficult especially when you’re surrounded by fast-food restaurants. Below are a few tips for healthy eating on the road from a recent Men’s Fitness article:
What a whirlwind! Like Norm, I am exhausted after working with my team to execute our fourth biennial Vision Management Conference. Now that it’s all done, my take is a little different from others who have already blogged on the event because I don’t come from a long career in the transportation industry. Rather, I’ve spent most of my time in the consumer software, hardware and wireless business.