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The most physically active job in America is being a dancer, followed by athletes and sports competitors.

Using data from the Labor Department’s Occupational Information Network (O*NET), we ranked how physically active jobs are based on the average of five variables that measure physical activity.

Some of the most physically active jobs include fitness trainers and aerobics instructors, structural iron and steel workers, and forest firefighters.

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When you think of the most physically demanding jobs out there, you might think of professional athletes or construction workers.

But you might be surprised which other jobs get you moving and require an astonishing amount of physical fitness.

To find out, we used data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor

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