5 Benefits To Staying Fit and Healthy Together


Diet and exercise are two important components to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

But when it’s important to you and NOT your significant other it can cause problems at home.

At TFW Mahopac I often hear complaints from a lot of my members in regards to their significant others.

Such as,

I’m trying to eat healthy but he eats whatever he wants and it’s tough to get on the same page!

OR,  I can never workout with my husband, he has his routine, he does his own thing and thats pretty much it.

Maybe you’re the person that is trying to stay away from junk food but you partner continues to keep those tempting foods in the house.

See, If you are an extremely active person then you know very well how tough it can be living with a LAZY partner. Your willpower deteriorates when faced with his or her lazy ways and the next thing you know, it’s been almost a week since you last hit the gym.

We pursue fitness and healthy eating to better ourselves.

We pursue relationships to better each other.

But if you and your partner don’t see eye to eye in terms of fitness and health it can be a challenging relationship and may hold you back from reaching your fitness goals.

Wouldn’t you want someone by your side who’s encouraging, supportive and values healthy living?

Here are 5 benefits to sharing a healthy, fit lifestyle together:

1. You’re both happier and more energetic

This will transcend into a ton of other aspects in both of your lives. The more energetic you are, the more activities you can do together that happen outside the gym.

2. Your Partner Is Your Motivation

When both the partners are working out together, they will encourage and motivate each other. You are getting that extra motivation that you needed to either get back on track or stay the course.

3. Fitness Goals Are Easy To Achieve

When you and your partner are on a fitness journey together it will be much easier to set and achieve fitness goals. Your partner is your constant motivational force, who will support, encourage and push you to reach your fitness target.

4. Your Life Partner Totally Understands Your Lifestyle

Many people cannot understand the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and following a proper fitness routine. Relationships where both partners workout together don’t have to face this issue. Your partner totally understands your lifestyle and routine and not only this, he or she is always encouraging and supporting you to prioritise your health over anything else.

5. You Have A Partner To Try Out A New Healthy Way Of Eating

It’s a lot easier to start a new healthy way of eating when your spouse is willing to not only support you but join you. It becomes fun. Trying out new healthy foods and recipes is much more fun when you do it with your significant other.

When you exercise or try eating healthy with your partner you’ll have your ups and downs. I feel that it’s best to not set expectations, but instead think of healthy living as an adventure or a journey. There will always be challenges. When it comes down to it, each individual needs to be driven and committed to health and wellness in order to make true change. It is an awesome bonus, however, when you and your partner can share a passion for exercise, healthy eating, and overall wellness.

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About the Author John Praino

Coach John's enthusiastic approach and positive energy will get anyone excited about fitness. However it's his ability to motivate and inspire people to do more not just in the dojo but in life that gets results.

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