Relationships tend to take up almost all of our time. We spend a major part of his time relaxing with our partner, indulging in laid-back activities like watching TV or eating.

None of these are bad, but doing something constructive with your partner is a good idea, too. And what could be more constructive than getting healthy and fit together?

There are a number of physical and emotional benefits associated with couple workouts. They boost passion, synchronisation and a supportive spirit between couples. Throw in some endorphins and you have a real power boost in your relationship.

Here are the five most important benefits of working out as a couple: