Exercising with your spouse is something many couples do not do. As much as we all know the benefits of exercise, as well as the benefits of spending time, that surprises me. My wife and I have been in that group, but I’m happy to say that now we consistently work out together.
Over the summer we began jogging every other day, which is something I really enjoy. My wife isn’t too crazy about jogging, but she really loves to bike ride. To fulfill both our likes, we decided to alternate workouts. Jog one day, and bike ride the next. Soon we hope to include some type of weight or resistance training.
On September 1st we began a challenge to exercise 30 minutes everyday, for 30 straight days. This is the second time we’ve done the challenge, but last time we very rarely exercised together. This time around is even more enjoyable, primarily because we are going through it together. Exercising with your spouse is something I encourage every married, and engaged couple to do.
I have to get this one out of the way, and I have to be real! One of the best things about exercising with my wife is I get to watch her (in action) in her exercise gear. Just being real. Most workout gear is tight and form fitting. I enjoy seeing my wife in tight, form fitting gear. This first benefit is probably enough for the husbands, but I will continue…