4 Perks Of Having A Gym-Tastic Buddy To Work Out With
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4 Perks Of Having A Gym-Tastic Buddy To Work Out With

Everything is better with friends.

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4 Perks Of Having A Gym-Tastic Buddy To Work Out With
Bruce Mars

I used to work out with friends in high school because I've always thought that exercising with friends is better than working out alone. However, in college, it seemed like it was never going to be possible because everyone had different schedules and some people were not very committed to exercising.

This year it all changed when one of my friends and I decided to go to the gym every morning before class. We've been pretty consistent throughout the semester, and we want to keep doing it next year.

Here are four perks of having a gym buddy.


1. We motivate each other to go.

I feel like this one is the most important. Sometimes you'll wake up more tired than usual and staying in bed seems like a very tempting option, but you know you can't bail on the other person.

2. We push each other.

We are always pushing each other to do tougher exercises and/or use more weight.

3. We gossip and catch up every morning.

College can be hectic, and sometimes it's difficult to find the time when you can just sit down and talk about things not related to school.

4. We progress together.

One thing is to observe all the progress you have made, but another thing is to have a friend see how you have changed too.

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