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10 Perks of a Nursing Career

Steve Berman | NursingLink

10 Perks of a Nursing Career

4. Nursing helps keep you in shape

Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, walking, even running — nurses handle more physical chores than most professions because it’s the furthest thing from a desk job. While most white collar workers spend eight hours (or more) in a chair each day, that’s hardly the case for nurses, who don’t know the meaning of the word “sedentary” while on a shift.

While many nurses still enjoy a good workout before or after work via a visit to their local gym or a run in the park, nurses start the weight loss game at an advantage because they burn more calories while working than most people.

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