Most things usually work better in pairs and this applies to working out.
Working out is no easy feat especially if you are a beginner who is just starting to incorporate this into your lifestyle.
In order for to stick to this, reach your weight loss/fitness goals, and continue this healthy habit, you might need a workout buddy.
Why you may be wondering?
It is because there is strength in numbers, also because of the following reasons, they are:
Accountability- A workout buddy will make you accountable and knowing you have someone to report to or who is waiting for you at the gym will make it difficult for to avoid exercising.
You will exercise more- Having a workout buddy will cause you to work harder, and pass for your time limits, thereby causing you to reap bigger benefits.
You learn new things- No matter how good you are, there is always room for improvement, meaning you can always learn new things. Although, you and your workout buddy may be doing the same thing, he/she may have a better, stronger way of doing it that causes your body to burn more fat.
You will burn more calories- Who does not love to burn more calories? No one. Having a work out buddy will do all of the above, which will cause you to a lot of calories. In fact, a UK study says you will burn, on average, 41 more calories per session exercising with your plus one than you would solo.
Constant source of encouragement- Having a workout buddy means you will always have some one in your corner encouraging to meet your goals and do better than you could ever imagine.
If you are still not convinced that you might need a workout buddy in order to reach your fitness goals faster, see the below pictures of Nigerian celebrities who have workout buddies and look amazing!