Over the past few
years, I've received several
messages from people who have found
clever ways get paid for exercising, and
thus losing weight. Several
got jobs delivering newspapers on
foot. Meg delivered an afternoon newspaper
in her town that had her walking for
two to three hours five days a week.
She said she lost
52 pounds in her first four
months on the job - and got paid for it!
Carl needed some extra cash,
so he took a part-time job
early in the morning delivering
newspapers around where he lived.
He woke-up two hours early seven days
a week to walk for one and a half hours
delivering papers before his regular nine
to five job. He said he was a total couch
potato before starting this new job
and quickly lost the 65 pounds he needed
heard from several mail carriers on
walking routes who enjoy getting paid to
walk. Tia said she immediately lost over
30 pounds when she started her route and
has no problem keeping it off. In fact, she
says she sometimes finds that her weight is
getting to low and she has to consciously
increase her caloric intake.
Sharon, who at age 34 decided to
take a six hour a day job helping a carpenter
build houses. When her youngest child
started school, she wanted a part-time job
to make extra money, but she also wanted it
to be an active job. Sharon says she lost
the 20 or so pounds she needed to lose
and toned up within a few months.
favorite; Penny wanted an active way
to make money but was having trouble finding
anything. However, an advertising flyer
left on her front door knob sparked an
idea. She approached local
businesses and offered them
advertising in the neighborhoods they served
for far less than it would cost them
to mail advertisements. She would print
advertising flyers for them and deliver them
to every house in the areas they chose.
that her business has been a tremendous
success and she gets to make money
while walking for two to four hours per
day. She makes about $13 per hour for her
walking - not bad!
Can you find
a way to get paid for exercising and