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Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Drivers


At the start of every year, people make New Year’s resolutions to improve themselves or their lives. Usually they don’t really pan out for the whole year – just look at the drop off of people going to the gym after February. But I say stick to it! If you do it long enough, it will be routine and you’ll be happier in the long run.

Here are BigRoad’s Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Drivers in 2016.
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Sitting’s the New Smoking: What Does That Mean For Truckers?

Truckers getting activeSitting down: it’s one thing truckers do more than virtually anybody else. When you’re spending as much as 11 hours of your day driving, it’s easy to see why so little time is spent on a physical activity.

And that’s cause for concern, since several recent studies have shown that sitting for extended periods of time can lead to cardiovascular problems, weight gain, depression, diabetes, some forms of cancer, and even premature death. Researchers behind one recent study concluded that “higher amounts of daily total sitting time are associated with greater risk of all-cause mortality and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity appears to attenuate [lessen] the hazardous association.”

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Fit for a Trucker

Fit for a Trucker: Fitness for the RoadStaying healthy can be an uphill battle, especially when your job consists of sitting in a truck for 12 hours or more per day. Many truckers are on the road for weeks at a time and they just don’t have the luxury of going to a gym on a regular basis. Staying fit shouldn’t have to be hard.

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