Wednesday Trivia: Jobs That Make You Gain Weight

immunity-scale_300A new study from CareerBuilder and reported by Huffington Post found that the very worst job for waistlines just may be in information technology and government—not surprisingly, two jobs that require a whole lot of sitting.

And if you feel you may have put on a few pounds since starting your job, take solace in the fact that you’re in good company: Nearly 40 percent of people surveyed reported gaining weight at their current job, with 21 percent putting on more than 10 pounds and 9 percent putting on more than 20 pounds.

You can read the whole story right here. And if you’d love to start working out more but are limited on time, check out these three ways to sneak in more exercise.


  1. Eric Carlson “The AwolSurfer”


    April 23, 2014 at 7:30 pm
  2. Robin Frink

    While working out at your desk doesn’t add up to a complete workout, it can help to keep the body active during days when most of it is spent behind the computer screen. This not only can contribute to the circulation in your body, but also to stretch and breathe more deeply; if only for a few minutes. Even exercises such as taking the steps and walking around the block a few times could make a difference. Here are some tips to get you started.

    April 24, 2014 at 3:41 pm

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