I’ve always had jobs where I sat around all day at a desk and I can’t tell you how bad it’s been for my health. Driving is no different, and today, RSG contributor Scott Van Maldegiam gives us some insight into how he stays healthy despite logging a ton of hours on the road.
This post isn’t technically rideshare related but it obviously has a lot to do with helping drivers. If you’d like to see more of these types of posts in the future, let us know in the comments below or send me an e-mail.
Let’s face it, being a rideshare driver is not the healthiest of professions. And I don’t know about you, but I also get hungry when I drive. That is a great combination for gaining weight.
Do you have some weight you would like to lose? Do you just want to stop gaining weight? If so, keep reading. I will talk about my own experience and share with you what has worked for me to get healthy.
Last September, after driving for close to 10 months, I decided enough was enough. I had gained over 10 lbs and was already overweight before gaining that weight. I decided to lose 50 lbs.
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Right now, I am about halfway to my goal. This article isn’t about giving myself a pat on the back though. As with other things I have talked about, this is about breaking down the process that leads to success. I hope that some of the ideas here will encourage you to make changes in your life to get healthier. [Read more…]