Tune Up Tips

Tune Up Tips

The purpose of HEALTH IN GEAR is to give you easy-to-find information that helps you stay FOCUSED, SAFE AND PRODUCTIVE while improving your PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND FINANCIAL WELLNESS.

Each Health in Gear topic lists small actions that you can take to improve your wellness.

The actions are backed up by book chapters, websites, pod- or vod-casts that you can read, listen to or watch if you want more.

How to get the best results from Health in Gear:

Start with the topic that is most interesting to you.

  • Work your way through the topics in whatever order you like.
  • Set yourself the goal of trying at least one action from at least one topic per trip and see how it works for you. 
  • Find the set of actions that work best for you then purposefully repeat them as a routine for a few trips until they become your wellness habit.

Move Well

When you spend a lot of time behind the wheel, there are small actions you can take to prepare for keeping your body moving.

Sleep Well

If you drive a truck, especially long haul, there are small actions you can take to prepare for getting better quality sleep.

Eat Well

When you’re regularly eating away from home there are small actions you can take to prepare for keeping your body and brain well nourished.

Well Mind

When you’re regularly away from home there are small actions you can prepare for and practise through the day to keep your mind focused, productive and well every day.

Hydrate Well

Whether you’re home on a day off or driving, there are small actions you can take to stay hydrated.

Breathe Well

There are small actions you can take — even while driving — that will help you breathe better.

Relax Well

Whether you’re away from home driving or on your days off, there are small actions you can take to destress and have fun.

Connect Well

When you spend a lot of time away from home and on the road, there are small actions you can take to keep quality connections with family, friends, and co-workers.

Choose Well

There are small actions you can take to stay within recommended guidelines when you drink alcohol.

Financially Well

When you drive a truck and run your own business there are small actions you can take to control your money.