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Work out, make more than the person in the next cubicle

A 9% increase in your pay is nothing to scoff at; either is a 20% return on investment. 

That is what a professor at Cleveland State University has found in a recent study that linked a 9% difference in pay for those who hit the gym. And that translates into a 20% ROI from your original cost for the gym.

According to a Wall Street Journal report there have been many links between working out and pay but no cause and effect between the relationship. This study may be the first.


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