How Firefighters Stay Fit

March 5, 2015 7:09 PM

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Everyday Health reported that foot arthritis can be a health risk for people who have to stand a lot for work -- including teachers -- because they are on their feet all day. Therefore, people who have to stand a lot for their jobs should choose to regularly wear comfortable shoes and not high heels, according to Everyday Health, because wearing high heels can put stress on the joints in your feet. In fact, standing too long -- as well as other factors like being overweight or having higher or flat arches -- are linked with an increased risk of many kinds of arthritis, according to Arthritis Today.

The enlisted solider topped this year's ranking of the most stressful jobs. The ranking took into account factors like physical demands, risks to your life or to others' lives, competitiveness, deadlines and meeting with the public. Firefighters ranked second on the 2012 list, and air...

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