Exercising on the job

I've never met an Analyst in banking that is overweight....or even portly for that matter. With how much you all work, when/how do you find time to exercise?

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Sep 18, 2018

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Sep 18, 2018

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Sep 18, 2018

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Sep 18, 2018

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Sep 27, 2018

Jesus Christ - why don't you call someone a retart or a midget. Hopefully you'll get to know someone with Parkinsons. It's a horrible disease.

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Sep 27, 2018

Retart

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Sep 28, 2018

It's a dark humor joke. Chill. I'm sure you've called someone retarded, dumb (that's someone who can't speak) or some variant of the above. Chill

Sep 28, 2018

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Sep 30, 2018

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heister:

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Sep 18, 2018

Iron Gym Pull up bar on your boss's office door is the way to go.

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Sep 29, 2018

Actually, at night, two of the associates I used to work with would do quick bodyweight circuits in one of the MD offices. One of them eventually did get a pull-up bar and quickly put it up every now and then when absolutely nobody senior was around lol

Sep 18, 2018

It took discipline to get here so I use discipline in my other activities as well. As soon as I go outside of the weight range that I want to be, I take care of it. Exercising has very little to do with staying at a healthy weight, it's like 80-90% caloric intake. Cut out the sour cream, lay off the chips/soda, have a healthy meal sometimes, etc. and you'll be fine.

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Sep 18, 2018

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Sep 27, 2018

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Sep 27, 2018

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Sep 18, 2018

There is probably some relationship between people with the drive to get into banking, and the drive to stay in shape.

Also, IB schedules make it easier to hit the gym. Most banks have a gym in their building, in my experience, and since you're usually not doing a ton between like 4-7 but can't go home because you'll need to do another turn of comments after your VP/MD leaves, its a good opportunity to work up a sweat real quick.

But mostly I have no idea what you're talking about, I know/knew tons of fat analysts.

Sep 25, 2018

There are certainly those that are "out of shape" but I've never seen anyone really fat.

Firstly, I think if you have the drive to get into IB, you have the control to not eat trash 24/7.

Secondly, the people most likely to be overweight in the 21st century are those on the lower end of the socio-economic spectrum. Most analysts come from comfortable backgrounds or are now in the top 10% of earners and have access to proper nutrition and an understanding of quality food products.

Thirdly, there aren't many fat 21-24 year olds....

Sep 26, 2018

I think your thirdly is most important. A 23 year old's metabolism can do wonders as the beer drinking slows down.

Sep 29, 2018

Especially when downing 6 cups of coffee a day

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Sep 25, 2018

Not overweight yet unhealthier than many people who are on the chubby side...

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Sep 25, 2018

Personally, I got to a point where I don't let myself have excuses anymore to not find the time - I am approaching 30 and becoming more cognizant of my health. So, if I leave the office by 3am, I'll grab a workout. If I'm pumped from the day and had a bunch of coffee, I may even hit the gym if I leave later (earlier).

Last night I left at 4am, went home and had a snack, then was the first person in the gym at 5am - can't skip leg day. Snagged three hours of sleep then got back to the grind. I'll hit the gym for an hour 2-3 times during the week and at least twice on weekends.

I know I'm not normal... guys in the office call me a cyborg - which I take as a an endearing compliment.

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Sep 26, 2018

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Sep 26, 2018

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Sep 26, 2018

Why the MS? lol

Sep 29, 2018

Because you're a freak of nature and we're jealous

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Oct 8, 2018

There's always someone freakier? freaky

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Sep 29, 2018

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Sep 30, 2018

You're gonna blend an extended release capsule? Fuck is the point of that?

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Sep 26, 2018

So i actually rarely meet an investment banking analyst / associate / VP that is IN shape. Not sure where you're at but I'm shocked. Everyone I meet is either skin on the bones or had a beer gut.

Sep 26, 2018

? Everyone in banking is either a fitness bro, skinnyfat, or just straight up fat. Maybe not quite so much when you start but everyone other than the fitness bros packs on at least 10-15 pounds during their analyst stint from the seamless and sedentary lifestyle.

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Sep 26, 2018

Haha fitness bros lose muscle during the stint... hence weight

It ain't what you know, it's who you know

Sep 30, 2018

Most of the population falls into one of those categories.

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Sep 26, 2018

A lot of times I find myself skipping meals, which although unhealthy does keep weight down. Also try to get to the gym 3-4 times a week even for a 15 minute run.

Sep 30, 2018

It is the opposite of unhealthy.

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

Sep 26, 2018

If you don't work out, you're a SOYBOY BETA CUCK

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Sep 26, 2018

so what everyone is saying is that the physique of a banker is no different than other professions?

Sep 26, 2018

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Sep 26, 2018

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Sep 27, 2018

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Sep 29, 2018
Sep 30, 2018

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Sep 30, 2018

Don't break yourself on the way to making yourself