Tips for a healthy lifestyle on the road

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Duty on a truck can lead to a cross sign on healthy living. Usually, drivers don’t get time to set any schedule, depend upon truck stops to get adequately nourished and sit for some stretches. As time increases, serious health issues can start to take place, including back pain, weight gain, and lethargy. Here’s presenting the tips that will help drivers to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

1- Get plenty of sleep

The studies have shown that adults need 7-9 hours of sleep every night to be more productive at what they do. If you want to get a night of good sleep, maintain the schedule and, avoid caffeine, greasy or spicy foods a few hours before getting to bed. Turn off the electronics and use a fan or something which can minimize the disturbing sounds. 

The Tata Motors Malaysia fleet offers the best arrangement where a driver would be able to adjust accordingly. So, make sure to follow the schedule.

2- Prepare your meals

After completing the long shift, there are less chances that a driver would prepare healthy homemade food and might consider purchasing a snack from outside. Planning for the meals can take time, but it is recommended to buy groceries that let you cook properly. Some of the staples include seasonings, oils, wild-caught salmon, organic products, lentils, and canned beans. Some of the preparations can be done with the help of an electric skillet. 

Keep healthy snacks with you like nuts, fruits, and smoothies so that you don’t feel hungry in between, and trail mix.

3- Manage your stress

There are chances of increasing stress levels because of heavy traffic on the road and tight deadlines. However, dealing with stress-related issues can help to prevent health problems like depression, heart disease, and anxiety. Take deep breaths, keep the journal with you so that you could write it, get plenty of sleep, reduce consuming caffeine, and exercise daily. 

4- Exercise and stretch

Drivers experience neck pain and lower back pain regularly, but this can be prevented by simple stretching. Back pain takes place because of the weak muscles supporting the spine. One can make it strong with moderate daily exercises like biking, brisk walk, and weightlifting. Make the body relaxed by stretching and reducing stress on the body.

5- Take a sunscreen

Drivers might not consider this thing as an essential one as they remain inside a truck, but the side windows do not block the ultraviolet rays, so they remain in the sun the entire day. Additionally, by applying sunscreen with SPF 30+, drivers can keep themselves protected from any disease by covering their hands with long-sleeve shirts, wearing a hat to keep the face safe from the sun, and wearing sunglasses so that everything remains protected. 


Good health for a truck deliver is also possible. Take a promise to change, but ensure to change it at our own pace. Follow the simple routine, and you’ll be great-to-go on the road. 

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