Manual labor is unknown to many people, then why are they so tired?

When I was growing up, it was a given that a guy was going to do manual labor. That’s just how it was.

Often it was some aspect of construction work, like framing, drywall, block mason, roofing or factory work.

Nowadays, few people I know do anything even remotely resembling hard manual labor.

For some reason, however, they always seem worn out, and often the first thing your hear out of their mouths when you see them is, “I am so tired.”

I don’t know about you, but after hearing that a few too many times, I usually tell  them they need to do something about it instead of whining about it!

So what should they do?

Here’s a few suggestions from Mayo Clinic,


By Mayo Clinic Staff

“Most of the time fatigue can be traced to one or more of your habits or routines, particularly lack of exercise. It’s also commonly related to depression. On occasion, fatigue is a symptom of other underlying conditions that require medical treatment.”

Read the rest of the article here

We can help you get a good amount of exercise, but the rest is up to you.

Start today, you won’t regret it!



Published by ironcave1

I was the owner of the Cave, a strength-based, veteran-owned, unconventional coaching facility, which closed on May 31, 2022 after almost 12 years. My full focus is now on bringing our steelclub and mace training called Mace Fit out to the public. Follow us at and @2slingsteel.

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