3 Reasons to Have a Workout Buddy

Have you ever said, "Starting Monday, I'm going to exercise and eat better."

With this plan, you may not start Monday. You may wonder why you couldn't get a workout in or pick healthier food that day.

Many of us find it hard to stay motivated to eat better or exercise more. We know we need to, but, we put it off for tomorrow, or next week, or longer. It's hard to hold yourself accountable.

Some of you have personal trainers, like me, showing up at your door. But, what if you don't have me showing up at your door? Is there another way? Yes.

Call on a friend or a neighbor. That's right, grab a buddy. Who knows, that person may need you for the very same reason.

The benefits of a workout buddy are endless. Here are a three valid reasons:

  1. With a buddy it's more fun, you're going to do it more, stick with it longer and in the end you'll get better results.
  2. This person is counting on you to be on track with them. It makes you more accountable in regards to proper eating habits.
  3. You're planning your workouts in advance and making sure you are there for your buddy and for yourself.

Remember, exercise isn't just to look good in shorts. It could save your life some day.

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Madeline Romeo is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist. Get the ultimate exercise buddy with Madeline's fitness videos. The ultimate workout to lose weight and tone your body with Muscle Group Cycling. Learn how your body works while getting results. www.MobileWorkoutSD.com

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