You’ve spent the holidays together, he’s met your parents—he even has a spare toothbrush at your house. But have you and your significant other attempted a couple workout?
The mere presence of your partner can increase your performance. Try one or all of these couple workouts:
6 stations for 1 minute each, with 30 seconds rest between each station
Repeat circuit 3 times
Equipment: Medicine ball
- Plank high fives
Face each other in plank position. Alternate high fives after transferring from your forearms to your hands.
- Burpee high fives
Face each other while doing burpees. Do an air high five during the jump portion of each burpee.
- Suicide races
Race each other doing 3-stop suicides. Use landmarks or cones.
- Ball toss shuffles
Side shuffle while tossing a medicine ball back and forth.
- Ball toss sit-ups
With your toes touching, toss the medicine ball back and forth while halfway through each sit-up.
- Wheelbarrow push-ups/squats
One partner stands and holds the other partner’s ankles in a wheelbarrow position. The standing partner performs a squat while the other partner does a push-up.
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