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Brian Imhoff spends hours upon hours each week managing the fleet based in Ames, Iowa. He has worked in this role since September 2004. Brian is our featured Wellness Hero this week due to some recent changes he made in his lifestyle and nutrition after the Biometric testing at his location in 2014.

As Brian explains in the attached video, he was not satisfied with some of his results/markers from the test, and he realized it was time to make some changes.


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The Wellness initiatives of FirstFleet are designed to encourage and support the health of its employees and their families while at the same time creating opportunities to better control the rising cost of healthcare. We encourage you to visit the Employee Wellness page (login required) for a listing of health and wellness resources.
 
Today we are adding a posting that contains the latest installment of Blue Cross Blue Shield’s BlueReview.  BlueReview is an easy to read guide with lots of practical tips and information to help impact your health and wellness. This installment brings information about the coming flu season, fitness center discounts, controlling sugar intake, and much more.


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The Wellness Team wants all participants to have opportunities to reach your Wellness Goals for 2015 and take advantage of the benefits in 2016. The deadline has been extended to AUGUST 31, 2015.


Don’t miss your FINAL opportunity to avoid ADDITIONAL increases in your 2016 health insurance premiums.


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Don’t miss your FINAL opportunity to avoid ADDITIONAL increases in your 2016 health insurance premiums. As we’ve been sharing over these last several months, to avoid these additional premium costs EVERY covered EMPLOYEE under our health insurance plan must complete BOTH the Personal Health Assessment (PHA) and a Biometric Screening BEFORE July 31, 2015.


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Don’t miss your FINAL opportunity to avoid ADDITIONAL increases in your 2016 health insurance premiums. As we’ve been sharing over these last several months, to avoid these additional premium costs EVERY covered EMPLOYEE must complete BOTH the Personal Health Assessment (PHA) and a Biometric Screening BEFORE July 31, 2015.


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The company wants your thoughts on the FirstFleet Wellness initiative this past year. The success of the Wellness Program consists of how well you benefit from the investment. In order to offer more opportunities for you to take advantage of this next year, we are asking you to take this very brief (2-3 minutes) online survey to tell us how you will benefit from the Wellness Program in the future. Please understand that your replies to this survey is anonymous and confidential.


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As we complete the final days of 2014, we want your thoughts on the FirstFleet Wellness initiative this past year.   The success of the Wellness Program consists of how well you benefit from the investment.   In order to offer more opportunities for you to take advantage of this next year, we are asking you to take this very brief (2-3 minutes) online survey to tell us how you will benefit from the Wellness Program in the future.  Please understand that your replies to this survey is anonymous and confidential.  


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We have found that this website (https://www.thehealthytrucker.net) is chock full of relevant information for our associates that spend the majority of your time on the road. This is a site that written by others in the trucking industry that are interested in providing useful tips to keep all of healthy while on the road.

We will forward our weekly updates to you through these blog posts, or you can keep up with the weekly tips directly by following this link to add your email at “Fit and Fueled” to receive the tips directly in your email. “Fit and Fueled” is a resource that is dedicated to providing you what you need to motivate you to remain healthy and active at all times.


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Don’t miss your FINAL opportunity to avoid ADDITIONAL increases in your 2015 health insurance premiums. As we’ve been sharing over these last several months, to avoid these additional premium costs EVERY covered EMPLOYEE must complete BOTH the Personal Health Assessment (PHA) and a Biometric Screening BEFORE July 31, 2014. To complete the PHA, please log on to www.bcbst.com and go to Blue Access.

To complete the Biometric Screening, a basic annual well visit (physical) must be done by the employee’s medical provider or on-site at one of the Biometric Screening events that have been scheduled at local terminals. Biometric Screenings may also be done at many of the clinics that perform DOT physicals for FirstFleet drivers.


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Don’t miss your FINAL opportunity to avoid ADDITIONAL increases in your 2015 health insurance premiums. As we’ve been sharing over these last several months, to avoid these additional premium costs EVERY covered EMPLOYEE must complete BOTH the Personal Health Assessment (PHA) and a Biometric Screening BEFORE July 31, 2014. To complete the PHA, please log on to www.bcbst.com and go to Blue Access.

To complete the Biometric Screening, a basic annual well visit (physical) must be done by the employee’s medical provider or on-site at one of the Biometric Screening events that have been scheduled at local terminals. Biometric Screenings may also be done at many of the clinics that perform DOT physicals for FirstFleet drivers.


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Don’t miss your FINAL opportunity to avoid ADDITIONAL increases in your 2015 health insurance premiums. As we’ve been sharing over these last several months, to avoid these additional premium costs EVERY covered EMPLOYEE must complete BOTH the Personal Health Assessment (PHA) and a Biometric Screening BEFORE July 31, 2014.

To complete the PHA, please log on to www.bcbst.com and go to Blue Access. To complete the Biometric Screening, a basic annual well visit (physical) must be done by the employee’s medical provider or on-site at one of the Biometric Screening events that have been scheduled at local terminals. Biometric Screenings may also be done at many of the clinics that perform DOT physicals for FirstFleet drivers.


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Don’t miss your FINAL opportunity to avoid ADDITIONAL increases in your 2015 health insurance premiums. As we’ve been sharing over these last several months, to avoid these additional premium costs EVERY covered EMPLOYEE must complete BOTH the Personal Health Assessment (PHA) and a Biometric Screening BEFORE July 31, 2014.

To complete the PHA, please log on to www.bcbst.com and go to Blue Access. To complete the Biometric Screening, a basic annual well visit (physical) must be done by the employee’s medical provider or on-site at one of the Biometric Screening events that have been scheduled at local terminals. Biometric Screenings may also be done at many of the clinics that perform DOT physicals for FirstFleet drivers.


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Don’t miss your FINAL opportunity to avoid ADDITIONAL increases in your 2015 health insurance premiums. As we’ve been sharing over these last several months, to avoid these additional premium costs EVERY covered EMPLOYEE must complete BOTH the Personal Health Assessment (PHA) and a Biometric Screening BEFORE July 31, 2014.

To complete the PHA, please log on to www.bcbst.com and go to Blue Access. To complete the Biometric Screening, a basic annual well visit (physical) must be done by the employee’s medical provider or on-site at one of the Biometric Screening events that have been scheduled at local terminals. Biometric Screenings may also be done at many of the clinics that perform DOT physicals for FirstFleet drivers.


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Getting a great workout while you’re on the road does not have to be a hassle. Fitness experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate activity every week – you can do that and more by taking short breaks to work out.

Pack Your Equipment
Here’s the good news: All the gear you need is portable and does not take up a lot of space. In fact, some workouts just require a truck step or bumper.

Pack weights and resistance bands the next time you hit the road. These tools will help you build strength and endurance – and they don’t take up much space in your truck.

The Basics of Exercise on the RoadYou can do a lot for your body on a short break. Start by “warming up” for 5-7 minutes. You can walk, jog or do jumping jacks – any cardio exercise you like will work.


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Food is the fuel your body uses to get through the day. What is filling your body?

When you eat healthy food, you are more likely to feel energized and alert – ready to go the extra mile.  If you fill up on junk food, chances are you will  feel sleepy and sluggish instead of motivated to tackle your next challenge.

The Building Blocks of a Healthy Meal
Your body needs protein, healthy fats and carbohydrates – they are the foundation of a healthy meal.  Here are a few foods and snacks you can easily include in your diet:


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