We have promoted exercising with loved ones for years but it can be hard to communicate the benefits to our clients unless they see it for themselves. This year's Valentines Day got us thinking about it again. Thinking about love, life, relationships, and the numerous side effects of exercise that we may not always consider.
As Trainers, we have long seen the positive effects of sharing a healthy lifestyle with our loved ones in ourselves and our clients but it is hard to quantify. Learning more about the human condition is fun to us and sometimes so surprising. We were not surprised however to learn that working-out with your partner can help strengthen and promote growth in your overall relationship - not just your glutes. Cupid can apparently bench 220 lbs!
But you don't necessarily need to work-out together either to reap the benefits. Sometimes just sharing goals, meal prep, step challenges, or a ride to the gym (even though you each do your own thing) can still get you great rewards. Here are a few resources if you are interested.
Learn how to keep it hot at home by sweating it at the gym, with these great articles. And remember, you can always bring your sweetie in for a FREE SESSION PERSONAL TRAINING!
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You should always try to figure out what is best for you and your relationship......everyone is different. We would like to challenge you to consider some options though. Talk about health and fitness with eachother. Share some healthy time together. There are only so many minutes in the day and most of our clients have very busy lifestyles. Sometimes time with our significant other or time exercising can suffer due to our schedules. Consider killing two birds with one stone. OK, maybe that's not the best phrase here but you get what we mean:)