FIFO Fitness

According to research, FIFO workers are significantly more likely to be overweight than other workers. But food is not the only contributing factor. Irregular hours, shifting locations and variable sleep patterns play havoc with their health. Add to this mix the boredom factor and the stats aren’t too surprising. So, what to do?

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FIFO fit: health tips for FIFO workers

If you’re a fly-in fly-out (FIFO) worker, you’re no stranger to the health challenges associated with the lifestyle. It’s easy to slip into poor eating habits, sleep patterns are often disrupted, and any regular exercise regime can go out the window.

Sam Hubbard, one of MEC’s mining engineers, shares some tips from his own experience on how to stay healthy when working FIFO.

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