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Improve motion, relieve stress with proper stretching

Sitting for prolonged periods behind the wheel or at a desk is bad for your health. Regular stretching can help improve flexibility, circulation, and range of motion. Stretching is also good for stress relief. Here are several stretching techniques to try during rest breaks.
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What truck drivers need to know about germ protection

Influenza (flu), COVID-19, and other contagious respiratory illnesses can be spread by coughing, sneezing, and talking. These illnesses can attack your lungs, nose, and throat. To help reduce the risk of catching one of these illnesses, read the information below about germ protection. Consider these techniques, and then ask yourself how you can better protect yourself from illness. Find more information about these illnesses and flu prevention on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
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5 easy exercise options when you're on the road

People who sit for long periods of time, lead sedentary lifestyles, or work in high-stress environments are prone to many serious health problems, such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, depression, deep vein thrombosis, and more. Exercise is a great solution. It can help you feel better, boost your energy, manage your weight, and prevent work-related injuries.   Below are several exercises that use your own body weight as resistance. These can be performed in the office, around the truck, or at home. Be sure to consult with your physician before starting any exercise program.  
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