Regular exercise, jogging, or gym workouts are beneficial to your health. But it’s even more effective and pleasant to work out together with your significant other, friend, or family. However, some say that your sports companion may distract you and impair your performance. The advocates of joint physical activities believe that sweating together partners not only keep fit but also improve their relationship. Here are some facts that prove working out together is better than alone.
- Waking up at seven o’clock on Saturday morning and forcing yourself to go outside and run can be a real challenge. It’s difficult not only physically but psychologically as well. However, if you get a companion, a person who will fight morning snooze together with you, you’ll have a living inspirer and inciter by your side. You will probably not want to seem weak in the eyes of your partner.
- Better performance.
It has been proven by psychologists that we are more diligent when someone is looking at us. It’s unlikely that your significant other will control every your move, but your brain will think you are being scrutinized. And this is beautiful. It will become a kind of your personal competition. You’ll want to prove to your partner that you can run faster, jump higher, and be stronger that they think. Such attitude will definitely make your workouts more effective.
- Improved relationship.
According to numerous studies, working out together increases mutual romantic attraction and sexual appeal. During exercise, your organism experiences the symptoms very similar to those you have when you are in love: rapid pulse and hurried breathing, sweating, and the rush of endorphins. On an unconscious level, your partner will perceive those symptoms as the refreshed and intensified romantic feelings, and this will definitely benefit your relationship.
- Better understanding between partners.
Working out together, you’ll know your partner even better. Did you know that your partner likes dancing and hates dumbbells, or that he does pull-ups better than any fitness coach? Maybe he/she is a great swimmer. Now you can not only be proud of your significant other but understand your partner’s interests better.
- Time together.
If your sked is extremely busy and every time you want to spend time with your partner you have to decide what you should cancel, then sports can become a good alternative. First of all, you’ll strengthen your relationship. Secondly, you’ll get another common interest. Thirdly, both of you will get better bodies.
- A wider choice of sports.
There are some kinds of sports and physical activities that are impossible to perform alone, for example, tennis, dancing, and many types of stretching. Being involved in pair sports and exercises, you’ll be able to diversify not only your leisure but your sports routine.
- Letting off steam.
Exercise is a great way to quell aggression. People who work out regularly tend to be less aggressive because they direct their negativity into physical activities. Therefore, partners that work out together don’t wreak their vexation on each other but get rid of it during workouts.
If you’re single and still work out alone, maybe it’s time to meet beautiful Russian girls and get a life and workout partner.