Making the decision to lead a healthier lifestyle is incredibly beneficial, both for your physical and mental wellbeing. However, it can be hard doing it all by yourself. Who’s going to stop you from giving in to those late night chocolate cravings, or encourage you to go for a run when you really don’t want to? If you and a friend are both wanting to lead a more active lifestyle, there are plenty of things you can both do to get yourselves going.
Join a Gym Class
The thought of going to a gym can be an imitating thought to a lot of people. Especially if you’re new to the world of regular exercise. A great foot in the door of starting a gym routine is by attending the classes they offer. This can be a great range for all fitness levels. Zumba, spinning, or pilates. You and your friend can pick something you both fancy the sound of. Or you could try lots of different classes and see which one you like the best. You could even treat yourselves with a smoothie afterwards.
Quitting smoking is such a big step if you’re looking to lead a healthier lifestyle. By trying to tackle the addiction with your friend, you’re much more likely to succeed as you’re there for moral support and to encourage each other when you’re finding it hard. More and more people are turning to vaping to quit smoking. You and your friend could each get a vape kit form companies such as VIP, they offer great packs for people who are just starting to vape.
Cook for Each Other
Rather than go out for a meal where the calories are all too high and the desserts all too tempting, why not get your friend round at yours? You could take it turns to cook for each other when your schedules allow it. You still get the experience of being treated out for a meal, just in the comfort of each other’s home. Plus you can add lots of new recipes to your healthy regime.
Run for Charity
Whether it’s a 5k, half or full marathon, when you’re running for a good cause you’re going to feel more motivated. You and your friend can pick a cause that means a lot to the two of you and then get training. Not only does the exercise make you feel good, but the money you raise can make such a big difference for your chosen charity.