Setting relationship goals
Updated on 31 January 2017

Couples who train together, stay together. The perfect fitness match is often a couple who work out together and who share the same goals as they push each other onwards and upwards. They work and strengthen both their muscles and their relationship every time they workout.

Working out and clean eating as a couple can strengthen not only each individual’s lifestyle but also the relationship. Increasing the time you spend as one to become healthier and be more active will help both people to achieve their goals. Working together to create nutritional plans involving cooking and shopping will help to teach you both about healthy eating. Creating a bond over activities on these daily tasks will unite you both, and sets you on the way to achieve your fitness goals. Sometimes couples find it hard to go to work, train and date, so why not combine dating and training to give you a healthy alternative and to spend more time together?

Exercising as a couple can benefit both your exercise regime and also your relationship.

Research shows that participating in partner activities leaves individuals feeling more content and satisfied within themselves and their relationship. Working out with another person can boost your energy levels, and your partner’s presence can motivate you to work harder. 

The influence of another human motivates the mind and pushes you harder even in your most experienced of workouts. Partners can achieve their own fitness goals as well as helping the other person to also achieve theirs. Outsourcing the task mentally and sharing it with your partner makes the task in hand seem easier and more manageable - plus you can both spur each other on and motivate each other! Why not share a personal trainer together and make sure your trainer is pushing you both together to hit your fitness goals?

Exercising with a partner helps to increase your emotional bond, when partners mimic each other during activities such as throwing a ball, lifting weights together or on the treadmill, it helps to emotionally unite and bond the relationship. It also provides an opportunity to create an energised connection, benefiting both your health and your relationship!

Fitness First offer the perfect environment to train as a couple, so why not book in a visit, simply go to the website uae.fitnessfirstme.com or speak to a member of staff in one of the clubs today.

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