BY Nicole Goodno, Group Fitness Instructor
If you’re like me and sometimes struggle with your motivation or you simply want to squeeze more out of every workout you do, then one of the smartest moves you can make is get a workout buddy – or even better, workout groupies.
Did you know? Having the right workout buddy or buddies (those who push you and don’t let you skip a day) can truly be the difference between success and failure; average or mind-blowing results.
Before I found my tribe, I felt lost and unmotivated. The secret to my success and happiness is my willingness to step outside my comfort zone and find people who had similar interests, likes, needs, wants and desires. People who would be supportive and accepting. People who would hold me accountable for my actions.
The right workout buddy helps you give it your all. If you want great results then you’ve got to work hard to achieve them. Remember, whatever you put in, you get out. Here are just a few things accountability partners can do for you:
Having a good workout buddy is going to move you more quickly towards your fitness goals – much faster than if you go it alone. What qualifies someone as a good workout buddy? Here are some things to keep in mind when you are searching for your workout partner or tribe:
Do you have a workout buddy in mind after reading this? If you’re surrounded by people who are active and eat well, there’s a good chance you’re going to do the same and that’s success. If you’re searching for a workout partner, the Innovative Health & Fitness Facebook page is a great place to connect with other members and start a conversation. Be sure to like our page and follow us for more information: If you’re still unsure how to go about finding a workout buddy, feel free to seek out an Innovative Health & Fitness personal trainer (always in red) to give you some tips. They may even have someone in mind you can partner up with! Contact us at (414) 529-9900, ext. 730. We’re always here to help.