How Your Job Could Be Killing You: Getting Fit for Practice

Raul Chacon Jr.

I was a junior litigation associate working to prove my worth to the partners in my office and to fee-paying clients. My 12-hour days responding to discovery requests often concluded with dinner with a partner and a client. The dinner table would be covered with diver scallops drenched in butter, prime steaks, and beef short ribs. Dinner was always incredible, but afterward I would inevitably feel bloated and lethargic, and I would wish I had done a better job of maintaining my pre-lawyer fitness routine.

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