Like they say “there’s power in numbers”. I have found this out for myself in the last few months by working out with sisters Samantha and Sandy. When you’ve got someone else with you it’s so much easier to start something new. Below are 5 reasons why two is better than one.
- You will be motivated to workout.
There’s always going to be a day were work was so hectic that the thought of working out can make you cringe but because you have someone else dependent on you, this motivates you to look past the tiredness and push on. It’s one thing letting yourself down but it’s another letting someone else down. So once you start committing to scheduled work out sessions the rest is smooth sailing.
- Trying new things becomes easier
If you have thought of doing a fun run, go hiking or even, a zumba class, having someone cheer you on and next to you makes taking the first step easier. So once you have chosen the ideal buddy the rest is a fun fit coaster that you will always cherish. We have done the #Discovery947run, Pop-up gym Silverstar, Music Run, Adidas Body Brunch just this year alone.
- Helps you maintain body goals
A little healthy competition never hurt anybody and having a friend challenge you to push makes the fitness journey worth it. If you as lucky as me having a sister who is fit fanatic almost feels like you have a personal trainer.
- Your work outs can be fun.
The treadmill and running aren’t the most exciting ways to pass the time but with a partner, this can be the coolest thing ever (you can even have matching outfits and all) * super nice*. Working out alone can get boring so adding a work out buddy can definitely make it worth it.
- Your safety comes first
Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you should deprive yourself of that mini jog after work, but because it gets dark quickly having a running buddy keeps you safe because there’s always safety in numbers.
So as you explore the world of fitness, remember there aren’t any set rules on what to do, but it’s a beautiful journey and only self commitment will take you there.
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