****Workout partners keep you motivated It’s good to exercise alone but it’s also good to exercise with a partner who can
motivate you. When think about exercising, especially if its early in the morning, its
tempting to just leave it until another day but if you have a partner waiting, you are far
more likely just to go for it.
**** Workout partners make exercise more fun
Lots of people consider ‘fun exercise’ to be unnecessary but it doesn’t have to be!
Having a workout partner who you can relate to and have fun with, will lift your
spirits and change your attitude towards working out.
****Workout partners make for great healthy competition
Working at your own pace and fitness level is often the best course of action when it
comes to fitness, but a little healthy competition can drive you to push harder. No one
wants to trail behind, so each of you will encourage the other to dig deep and try even
harder. It’s even better if you can find a workout partner who is equal to or close to
your fitness level, as this will motivate you even more.
****Workout partners are amazing supporters
If you are really struggling with exercise, diet, or your health in general, a workout
partner can be an amazing support to help you find your feet again. A good partner
will also recognise when you have slipped from your regime and will offer a helping
****Workout partners encourage confidence
When we are at the gym or exercising in public, we can often feel vulnerable and self-
conscious if we’re alone but by having a workout partner it can help boost your
confidence. Suddenly, new exercises or fitness goals don’t seem so intimidating
when you have someone in your corner.
Posted by Noi McIntyre on September 17, 2020