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Although regular exercise routines improve physical strength and endurance, exercise is also critical to boosting inner strength and confidence. By committing oneself to exercising regularly, and prioritizing fitness, a person can become more confident. This increased level of confidence can then lead to better performance in all aspects of life, whether it be excelling at school or attaining career goals. (Psst! Can’t get hired? Watch this free tutorial.)

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If you’re struggling to find time to keep fit or finding that fatigue strikes after lunch, a mid-day workout may be just what you need. Fitting in a workout, shower, and meal in your allotted break may sound like a lot, but it is possible. Related: 6 Workouts To Do At Your Desk Also, the latest trend in fitness is toward shorter high-intensity workouts, which make it easier to get a serious burn going before getting back to the office. In fact, a 15-minute workout can do nearly as much good as a 60-minute workout if you really push yourself, according to Phil Tyne, a former conditioning coach for the San Diego Chargers. “I find that spending 20 to 30 minutes on a rowing machine is the only way I can make it through the day," One mid-day exerciser says. "None of my co-workers originally thought the habit would last, but the more overtime I took on, the more I came to feel the workout was essential. In order to make time, I would often eat during my 10:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. coffee breaks, and spend the entire lunch hour at the gym. While the others eased sleepily back into their work after lunch, I would hit the ground running and finish the day feeling great.” Here are five other lunch hour workout plans that will leave you feeling as good:

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