New Study Shows More Exercise Leads to Higher Pay

By Libby KaneLearnVest

Those of us who haven’t left the couch are really running out of excuses.

CNN Money reports that more exercise equals more pay: Men who exercise three or more times a week enjoy pay that’s 6% higher, and women who do the same earn 10% more than their colleagues watching from desk chairs.

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The research is from Cleveland State University, and the researchers explain that the salary increase doesn’t have to do with the link between lower earnings and obesity, but rather it comes from sprints of post-exercise productivity.

So let’s recap. Various studies have now shown that exercise is good for your relationships, generally does wonders for our health and even helps us be better with our finances.

It looks like we’re going to have to start exercising.