Health & Fitness

Benefits of Sweating it out Together

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So, its winters and you think your resolution to get fit should be postponed until June? We have a better idea get your partner involved. According to a research at UPenn, working out as a couple boosts weight loss. Both of you may have different fitness goals, but working out together means encouraging and helping each other.

Couple working out

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Here are some reasons that make sense to work out as a couple.

Togetherness

Often couples complain that they don’t get to spend quality time together. If you are one of those, consider hitting the gym with your partner. Just add exercise to the list of other common things you enjoy together. Apart from achieving your fitness goals, togetherness comes as a bonus!

Safety

Accidents do happen during workouts – a twisted wrist or ankle is very common. Having your partner around during exercise is advantageous. Help is always at hand!

Motivation

When one of you is feeling lazy or tired, the other partner can motivate you to keep you on track with your fitness goals. Chances are that at least one of you will be up during the hardest exercise. So, you can count on him on those lazy women days to push you off that couch and get you going!

More sex

Apart from helping you achieve your fitness goals, working out together sets the foundation for happy and healthy sex life. Yes, it can do much more than shape up your derriere; it can actually strengthen your bond and intensify your orgasms.

More accountability

Diet and exercise must go hand in hand in order to stay healthy. When you work out together, you are more likely to share fitness as well as diet goals. It means that you are less likely to sabotage your workout efforts with high fat or high calorie meals. It is best to plan together for meals that not only satisfy your taste buds but also help you achieve your fitness goals.

So, what are you waiting for? It is an opportunity to get a great body workout and spend time with your loved one. Hit the gym and start bonding!

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Anchal Bhatia
An animal lover! Anchal is a blogger, writer, and a creative entrepreneur. After graduating in English from Delhi University, she dabbled briefly into the corporate sector. Soon she realized that entrepreneurship was her true calling and started her own network of blogs. Just like her if you are crazy about all things wedding or looking to plan one that’s beyond ordinary; you can visit her personal wedding blog for inspiration.