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Solving the Metabolism Problem, Pt.1

Photo of Siphewe Baleka in truck parking lot

Understanding the effects of sleep deprivation on the functioning of metabolism and how this is the root cause of the obesity epidemic among truck drivers is the first step towards solving the problem a driver’s metabolism. Drivers have little control over their schedules which disrupt the proper functioning of their circadian rhythms. Drivers can, however, control their metabolism and by doing so, can burn the visceral fat in their abdomen, reducing the amount of squeezing and pressure on their vital organs. This is the most important thing a driver can do to increase their life expectancy.

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StayFIT on the Road

 Photograph of running shoes on roadway.

Whether you’re an over-the-road trucker or simply on a road trip, your health should still be a priority. TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express understand the importance of maintaining a healthier lifestyle on the road, and the challenges that come along with it. From healthier snacks while driving to a fitness area to keep you active, here is how we can help you StayFIT on the Road:

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