Common sport activities improve your bond and set you up for a long-lasting relationship, recent studies say. Some activities, however, are not fun to do together or just too difficult to perform. Others seem to be made for two! Now, there are 5 reasons RUNNING is a perfect sport for couples.
IT BOOSTS MORE HORMONES OF HAPPINESS
Three magic words that really make us happy are endorphin, serotonin, oxytocin. These hormones keep up your mood and improve the quality of your sleep. One way to release them is running. Another – spending time with someone you love. Sweating it out together will be twice as good for your happiness.
IT HELPS YOU HAVE LESS FIGHTS
Running clears your mind and reduces stress. Running together, practically, becomes some sort of a couple therapy where both partners are working on their psychological stability. As a result, you both release energy in a peaceful and healthy way and don’t feel like creating extra fuss or fight over not worthy things.
NO EXTRA EQUIPMENT REQUIRED
Just lace up your running shoes and you’re good to start. Go together to a nearest park or explore your neighbourhood by running. If you happen to be in Italy, join our running tours to see how awesome sightjogging is – that is, running in a city between the sights (available in Milan, Venice, Verona and Florence).
MORE MOTIVATION TO GO ON
Regular running requires devotion and it’s easier to stay focused when you’re not alone. You can take care of each other and do some pep talk when one of you is ready to give up (COME ON!). The support of your partner will be a good reason not to quit and impress them by conquering a new distance. You don’t want to be a slacker of the couple!
STAYING FIT TOGETHER
The simplest and most obvious reason – staying in shape together or helping each other lose weight. Even low-impact jogging involves many muscle groups and burns calories. Run together to become the fittest couple on the beach and be proud of the great work you’ve done together. Few things unite the way shared achievements do, right?
And a cherry on top – after a run you can jump into a shower together. 😀