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Five Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Feb 25, 2020 8:30:00 AM / by Wellness Team posted in Wellness

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Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but the month of February celebrates more than your love for someone else. February is American Heart Month and it’s not about the candy hearts you munched on earlier this month. It’s about the heart that works hard to keep you alive.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American men and women and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 647,000 Americans die from heart disease each year, which is roughly 1 in every 4 deaths.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are 5 Ways to Show Love for Your Truck

Feb 10, 2020 9:53:00 AM / by Bianca Sanchez posted in Safety

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People might think about chocolates and candy when Valentine’s Day rolls around, but not those of us in the trucking industry.

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5 Healthy Food Tips When You're on the Go

Jan 29, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Wellness Team posted in Wellness

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One of the biggest challenges for a truck driver is keeping a healthy lifestyle while on the road. While increasing your physical movement and exercise can be a big help in your overall health, putting a focus on your nutrition is so important.

Interested in some exercise help while on the road? Check out our blog about yoga.

It’s true that it’s easy to find non-nutritious food options. They are everywhere. The good news is, there are alternatives, too!

Here are five healthy food tips for when you’re on the go:

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National Stress Awareness Day: De-stress 411

Nov 6, 2019 11:02:42 AM / by Wellness Team posted in Wellness

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As many may have noticed, we in the Wellness Department are really focusing in on stress: what are the main causes, what it does to our bodies, and what resources we can implement to DE-STRESS. Today - November 6 -  is National Stress Relief Awareness Day, so we wanted to give you a little 4-1-1 and provide you some solutions for when things seem stressful and overwhelming.

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Wellness Wednesday: Let's Talk About SAD

Oct 23, 2019 11:21:59 AM / by Sergio Rojas posted in Wellness

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As fall approaches, we experience the cooler evening temps and the crisp smell in the air, we start prepping for Halloween, and pumpkin spice flavored items are everywhere 😊. A common, but not often discussed, health concern is SAD (seasonal affective disorder). It is a minor depression resulting from the shorter days. Those who also suffer from depression outside of the fall and winter months may struggle even more during the shorter days. So, for this week, we would like to offer some tips to help you during this time of year.

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Let's Talk About Yoga!

Sep 25, 2019 1:40:32 PM / by Sergio Rojas posted in Wellness

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It’s time to get your zen on because September is National Yoga Month! Yoga is one of the many ways you can get your exercise in, but there’s so much more to it than movement, or asana. Of course, yoga helps engage your body’s strength and flexibility, as well as breath control, but the rewards of yoga extend far beyond the mat. According to the American Osteopathic Association, a regular yoga practice is associated with:

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A Simple Practice to Help Increase Energy, Lose Weight, and Never Have to Diet Again - Healthy Hirschbach Update

May 10, 2018 2:45:20 PM / by Sergio Rojas posted in Wellness

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Stop and think about FOOD for a few minutes. Really take 2 or 3 minutes to think about food before reading on. What came to mind? Your favorite foods? Your least favorite foods? A bad experience with a food? The joy of eating certain foods? Enjoying a meal with family or friends? Now take 2 to 3 minutes to think about your relationship to food. Is it a love-hate relationship? Do you avoid the foods you love, and torture yourself with foods you do not love? Do you simply feel confused about food?

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Hirschbach's Wellness Director Named HDT 2018 Truck Fleet Innovator

May 8, 2018 12:23:48 PM / by Bianca Sanchez posted in News, Wellness

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If you've picked up the latest issue of Heavy Duty Trucking, you may have seen a familiar name included in the cover story. Sergio Rojas - Hirschbach's Director of Wellness - was among five industry leaders named 2018 Truck Fleet Innovators by Heavy Duty Trucking. 

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