People might think about chocolates and candy when Valentine’s Day rolls around, but not those of us in the trucking industry.
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:
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.
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.
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:
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?
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.
We made the call asking for help with naming our blog, and you delivered some great options! In all, 28 different names were submitted. A panel of Hirschbachers voted for their top 5 picks and we are now asking you to determine the name from those 5. The top 5 name submissions are, in no particular, order: Hirschbach Insider, All in To Hirschblog, Hirschblog, Behind the Dash Hirschbach, & Life in the Right Lane.