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Staying Fit on the Road

Balancing a daily workout with your job, personal life and family is a constant struggle. This can be especially hard if you are required to travel for work. But traveling can be fun. You get to see lots of different cities and the best part is that you don’t have to sacrifice your workout program.…

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A GUIDE TOFLEXIBLEDIETING

A Guide to Flexible Dieting

See if this sounds familiar: you’ve just started a new diet, certain that  it’s going to be different this time around and that it’s going to work.  You’re cranking along, adjust to the new eating (and exercise) patterns and everything is going just fine.  For a while. Then the problem hits.  Maybe it’s something small,…

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Managing Stress on the Road

In a world where we are always being pushed to do better, accomplish more, and cram more work into less time, we are all facing the stress that life throws at us. For drivers, this stress is multiplied as they have to cope while alone and on the road for up to weeks at a…

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Exercises Any Truck Driver Can Do in Their Rig

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, truck drivers comprise one of the largest occupations in the country with more than 3.2 million jobs. Truck drivers play an important role in just about every form of commerce, from delivering food to packages and mail, to cars and trucks. Long-haul truck drivers spend a majority of…

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7 Rules to help with Fitness and Health on the road

1. No matter what, exercise 15 minutes every day. It doesn’t have to happen in a gym, and you don’t need a formal plan. 2. Make each workout vigorous. “Maintain 75 to 85 percent of max heart rate,” explains Baleka, who did his Ironman training during a year when he drove 150,000 miles in 323…

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The Discovery of Our Capacity to Survive

Our birthright is to attain, and maintain, optimal health. Optimal function is programmed into our cells and into our spirit. Environmental stresses that disrupt us and push us out of balance are aggressively counteracted by our bodies’ Vital Force (Life Force). We all possess this Healing Force of Nature. Our primary task is to nurture…

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Aging, Illness, and Degenerative Disease in America: the Surprising Diet Connection No One Talks About

The United States and developing nations of the world are now experiencing an unparalleled rise in the incidence of chronic, aging-related degenerative diseases. These diseases are a cluster of pathologies with common causes. One name that’s often used to describe the relationship between these diverse diseases is Metabolic Syndrome or Syndrome X. Metabolic Syndrome patients…

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A Big Fat Lie – Part 4

So, the Glycemic Index may have been implicated in the development of this Scam, but cannot be faulted, in some way, as the source of collusion discussed here, the so-called “Net Carb Scam.” This Scam tricks low-carbohydrate dieters into thinking that they’re consuming a low-carb diet when, in fact, they’re actually consuming a high-carb one!…

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A Big Fat Lie – Part 3

How Did the Changing Environment Affect Atkins? Big changes occurred in Dr. Atkins’s business during the late 1990’s and early years of the 21st-century. One of the cornerstones of Atkins’s diet recommendations was a very aggressive nutritional supplementation program, a program which, however, was never a necessary part of a low-carbohydrate diet’s success. Nonetheless, his…

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A Big Fat Lie – Part 2

Carbohydrate-restriction has been the hallmark of the Atkins’s version of the lowcarbohydrate diet; on the other hand, attention to calorie control has never been a part of his program. In fact, for the first thirty years that his diet was on the market, he emphasized the notion that calories don’t count. It was only in…

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