10 Physically Most Active Jobs In America

When you think of the most physically active jobs out there, you might think of professional athletes or construction workers.

But you might be surprised which other jobs get you moving.

Read on to find out which jobs are the most physically active.

10. Manufactured building and mobile home installers

Overall activeness score: 53.6

What they do: Move or set up mobile homes or premade buildings.

Top three activity areas:

1. Trunk strength

2. Stamina

3. Time spent walking or running

9. Correctional officers and jailers

Overall activeness score: 54.4

What they do: Guard inmates in accordance with established laws, sometimes as they transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other places. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in institutions.

Top three activity areas:

1. Stamina

2. Time spent walking or running

3. Explosive strength

8. Fallers

Overall activeness score: 54.8

What they do: Use axes or chainsaws to cut down trees and minimize damage.

Top three activity areas:

1. Time spent walking or running

2 (tie). Stamina

2 (tie). Trunk strength

7. Athletes and sports competitors

7. Athletes and sports competitors

Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

Overall activeness score: 55.2

What they do: Compete in athletic events.

Top three activity areas:

1. Stamina

2. Dynamic strength

3. Explosive and trunk strength

6. Fence erectors

Overall activeness score: 55.4

What they do: Build and fix fences and gates with hand and power tools.

Top three activity areas:

1. Time spent walking or running

2 (tie). Dynamic strength

2 (tie). Stamina and trunk strength

5. Forest firefighters

5. Forest firefighters

REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Overall activeness score: 55.6

What they do: Control and put out fires in forests or empty public land.

Top three activity areas:

1 (tie). Stamina

1 (tie). Trunk strength

2. Time spent walking or running

4. Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

Overall activeness score: 57.6

What they do: Set up and secure steel bars or mesh in concrete forms to reinforce concrete using tools like fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, and hand tools.

Top three activity areas:

1 (tie). Time spent walking or running

1 (tie). Trunk strength

2. Stamina

3. Structural iron and steel workers

3. Structural iron and steel workers

REUTERS/Patty Chen

Overall activeness score: 60

What they do: Raise, place, and bring together iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural parts to make completed structures. Some iron and steel workers also build metal storage tanks and assemble premade metal buildings.

Top three activity areas:

1. Trunk strength

2. Time spent walking or running

3. Drynamic strength

2. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors

2. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors

NBC

Overall activeness score: 62

What they do: Guide exercise activities for groups or individuals. Demonstrate proper form and techniques, watch participants, and help teach them how to improve their skills.

Top three activity areas:

1. Stamina

2. Trunk strength

3. Dynamic strength

1. Dancers

Overall activeness score: 75.2

What they do: Dance on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for videos.

Top three activity areas:

1. Time spent walking or running

2. Stamina

2 (tie). Dynamic strength and trunk strength

 

 

 

Source – businessinsider

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