We all know that couple. We see them out running together, taking turns on equipment at the gym, or going head to head during a super-competitive WOD. Maybe we've made a joke or two about them, but the truth is they've discovered what might be the ultimate fitness hack. By combining the roles of gym buddy and soul mate, they've locked down the most supportive, motivational, and effective workout partner on the planet: the swolemate.
There are a lot of reasons why romantic partners may think they can't work out together. They may be into completely different activities, they might be at drastically different fitness levels, or they simply may not have had the time or inclination to sit down and hash out a collaborative workout plan.
If you're still on the fence about working out with your significant other, we're offering this two-part blog series detailing the ins and outs of taking the plunge. In today's installment, we offer you 10 legit benefits of working out as a couple.