This could be the year that you finally attain your perfect body – and it just so happens that your significant other could be your secret weapon in doing so. If you’re looking to lose weight or shape up, how about getting your partner in the mix too? There are many benefits to couples tackling their body goals together, and here are just four that you should think about.
Research has shown that couples exercising together are far more likely to succeed. More and more people are choosing to hit the gym with their friends. So why don’t you give it a go with your partner? It wouldn’t just be a great opportunity to seize more time together, but also a means for you both to get fit. Visiting the gym in a pair also cuts out all the boring parts – such as travelling there and back alone – that people often don’t look forward to.
Everyone needs a helping hand from time to time – and your better half should be more than happy to offer words of encouragement when you need it most. Whether you need motivation to do some exercise or a reminder to stay on your diet, a few friendly words from your nearest and dearest should be just the thing to keep you on the right track.
The vast majority of people like to eat the same food as their partner. But this isn’t always possible if one person is on a diet and the other isn’t. On the other hand, if you’re both dead set on eating healthy, you will be able to enjoy the same grub every night. You can even order healthy food straight to your door if you want to spend less time cooking and more time relaxing together.
It’s always handy to swap tips and tricks. If something has worked for your partner, they’ll no doubt be happy to share the advice with you. Of course, you can always return the favour when you’ve learned something handy about how to lose weight.