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Couples Who Sweat Together, Stay Together

Strengthen your body and relationship at the same time Two is better than one! Studies have shown that people work…

Strengthen your body and relationship at the same time

Two is better than one! Studies have shown that people work out longer and harder when they have company. Here are a few suggestions you and your partner can do to stay in shape together.

Circuit Training

Circuit training is one of the best ways to hit multiple muscle groups.

Many fitness clubs and gyms offer circuit training classes, but you can easily do circuit training workouts at home. If the gym isn’t your thing, you and your partner can get a great workout using just your body weight. You need to allot only 20-30 mins a day to exercise. These superpower exercises will surely help you get better results in less time!

CALORIES BURNED: between 240 and 355 for 30 minutes

Never heard of AcroYoga?

It’s actually Vinyasa yoga taken to the next level by combining traditional poses with some gravity-defying acrobatics.This is perfect for couples because you need a partner to practice a lot of these moves. Couples yoga requires balance and cooperation as you work together to accomplish a fitness goal.

Acroyoga involves a lot more strength and stability so if you’re both adventurous, give it a try!

CALORIES BURNED: between 175 and 298 calories per hour

Up for a romantic outdoor adventure? Then hit the trail with your boo.

Hiking is great for couples who have different fitness levels. It is also a great way for you to spend time together – exploring new trails, taking in all of nature’s beauty and enjoying each other’s company. And if you want some challenge, you can put on a weighted vest as you hike.

CALORIES BURNED: between 180 and 266 for 30 minutes

Rock Climbing

Rock climbing is a unique physically demanding sport.

But despite its image as an athletic sport, you don’t need to be super fit to rock climb. This is an awesome workout for couples because it requires you to support one another to achieve the goal. What’s more exciting is that it has many benefits like improving cardiovascular fitness, calorie burning, muscle building and more. The activity is also good for communication.

While you climb, your loved one on the ground acts as a second set of eyes, helping you find that next handhold and encouraging you on your way up.

CALORIES BURNED: between 500 and 900 calories per hour

Running is easy to begin yet has enormous benefits.

So tie your shoelaces and just go! But remember to keep the pace easy so you can have a conversation. Time spent talking and simply enjoying running will outweigh the benefits of a high-intensity training session. Running together will produce a great feeling of achievement and a sense of how you really care for each other adjusting to each other’s pace.

CALORIES BURNED: between 300 and 444 for per hour

Riding a bike is healthy, fun and a low impact form of exercise for all.

It is a great cardiovascular workout. Cycling is a good way to work your heart without a lot of pounding to your body. So try paired up rides! There’s no getting away from each other on a bicycle for two.

CALORIES BURNED: between 240 to 355 per hour

Conclusion

Taking care of your body and your health shows the person you care about that you want to be your best for them. Exercise doesn’t have to be boring. There are plenty of playful ways to sweat it out with your boo. Give these tips a try and expect wonderful results not only on your bodies but also on your relationship!

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