Making a big change starts with small shifts. Truck drivers are constantly battling the bulge. They fight high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease since they occupy a job that has them in high-pressure situations at all hours, with relatively little physical movement. That’s a big red flag for health. What next? Simple diet changes. [...]
You can stay healthy on the road eating foods common in truck stops. All it takes is a little bit of change.
Do you have healthy habits on the road? There’s a simple checklist that can help you. Have you seen it?
A nutritionist tries to find a healthy meal for under $7 at a typical truck stop. Would you eat what he found?
Joe Cross is a film maker who is very interested in food and health. He’s fascinated with the American diet, in particular, and why it proves so troublesome to our wallets and our waistlines. So he came to America to speak with people about food, wanting to know what they eat and if they thought [...]
This custom Freightliner cab has a big surprise in the payload that you’ll want to partake of.
Newer health regulations are tougher to maintain. What can it mean for you?
It’s a big list with big benefits for truckers who are serious about their long-term health.
Do you know how many servings of fresh veggies and fruit you should eat a day? Better still, do you know how to get them?
Here’s a great recipe you can cook quickly at home before you hit the road, or make in the cab with a couple of appliances.
We saw it on TV and wondered if it would be a good appliance for cooking in the truck. We should have known…
Team Runs Smart shares some affordable alternatives to your daily cup o’ joe. Can you break your habit?
Awesome in-the-cab cooking tips from a trucker’s wife.
Two-hundred years ago, an average person ate 20-30 teaspoons of sugar in a lifetime. Today, an average person eats about 150 pounds of sugar a year. It’s not a solution for more energy and it’s not good for our bodies.
After so many years of requests by professional truckers for better healthy food option, it looks as though some chains are meeting the challenge.
A diet, new in the U.S., that costs $1,500 is sweeping the nation. Frantic brides-to-be, who are wanting to lose those last few stubborn pounds, are flocking in herds to sign up. The diet is extreme. How far would you go to lose a few pounds?
Ever see something on the truck stop shelf and wonder, “Who the hell eats that?” Yeah, so do we.
We have to fly the flag of Hometown Pride for a minute here. Last month, Travel Channel Food Maverick Anthony Bourdain came to Kansas City to see why America loves our BBQ.
The 4th annual Healthy Trucking Summit is scheduled for April 24-26, 2012, in Atlanta, Georgia. Find out who is scheduled to present and the topics that are scheduled to be discussed.
Video: A delicious over-the-road recipe and instructions for Asian beef with Mandarin oranges. Yes, please!
More truckers than not are obese. Find out how 3 truckers changed their diet and changed their lives.
Here’s a quick, easy and relatively healthy breakfast option you can cook in your cab to get a hearty head start on the day.
From one trucker to another, real world weight loss advice.
There is a lot of misinformation about health and fitness that can confuse truck drivers. In this series of articles, we expose 3 big ones and get to the truth.
Information about fitness can sometimes be very confusing, since everyone is trying to sell their version of health. How do truckers cut through the crap?