Couples Workouts are great for bonding on top of shaping up. Personal trainers Claudia Newland and Nicola Addison, who are also a couple, have created an exclusive 4-part workout series for Healthista, and this week its time to stretch those limbs, together
Research shows that couples who train together, not only stay together, but stay with their gym. Those who workout together in the gym have a 6-per cent drop out rate, compared to those who work out alone with a 43 per cent drop-out rate, according to a Channel 4 documentary ‘How To Get Fit Fast’. Perhaps this is because in a survey of 1,007 adults in relationships by Be a Better You, 80 per cent of British couples say their partner motivates them to stay fit.
Working to co-ordinate together whilst working up a sweat is bound to get you and your partner communicating, laughing and boosting each others confidence. It might not even feel like working out!
MORE: 30 Day Bikini Challenge
Personal trainer Nicola Addison owns Eqvvs Training gym and has helped shape the bodies of Elle Macpherson, Erin O’Connor and Daisy Lowe. Nicola and her partner Claudia Newland, also a personal trainer at Eqvvs, have designed a 4-part couple’s workout video series with Healthista that you can do with a friend or your partner.
This week is a static stretch, involving your partners help to really work the muscles for a more effective stretch. You may need it after the previous 20 minute HIIT cardio routine in part 1 of the series…