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This is what I encounter on a regular basis: I go in to a workplace to spread health and fitness, and get to meet people that are putting their life on hold Monday to Friday. I meet people that are extremely bitter. The reason is that they know they aren't doing the important things. They feel trapped.
"I am too busy. I work too many hours. I am literally chained to my desk," — you've probably heard these excuses for not working out. Perhaps you've even said them yourself. It's one of the struggles...
No matter how you feel the need for it, there never seem to be enough hours in the day to take care of your physical fitness. While not as popular as morning or evening workouts, midday trips to the gym have many benefits -- and it certainly can't be considered slacking off.