5 Ways to Get Your Buzz In!
Reaching for your fourth cup of joe today? You might want to read this first!
In celebration of International Friendship Day, we're diving into the wonders of working out with a partner!
When you book your class on your own, the snooze button just seems so tempting when you're hungover. On the other hand, if you've planned a workout date with your friend, you're so much more likely to show up, because who would stand their friend up? #Committed
When you show up as a pair, you share your progress as a pair. There's a bond you create and share with the person next to you as you struggle, sweat and fight through that 60-second long heavy surge. With a person you trust sat next to you in class, you celebrate your success together!
In a study done by Kansas State University, people who exercise with a partner (who they think might be better at it) could increase their workout time and effort by as much as 200%. In another study by the Society of Behavioural Science, showed that working with a partner, especially in a group format will improve performance. Our take on this? Switch the perspective on the class from a task you tackle as a lone ranger and turn it into a social activity, you tend to push a little bit more and give more effort!
Exercising together with a mate not only motivates you but it will probably push you to try new things too. Your friend might suggest you to try a class by an instructor who you've never been to, or you might bring your friend to a new studio where they've never set foot in - you never know, by diversifying you might find your new favourite!
Ready to take on challenges with a friend this time? We're kicking off 4 weeks of "Bring a Friend for Free" at our four studios - one studio, one week at a time!
Week 1 (30th July - 5th August): Hammersmith
All 7:15pm classes on weekdays
Week 2 (6th - 12th August): Monument
All 12:30pm classes on weekdays
Week 3 (13th - 19th August): Battersea
All 7:30am classes on weekdays
Week 4 (20th - 26th August): Holborn
All 5:20pm classes on weekdays
All you need to do is book your bike here, then call the studio to reserve your friend's spot!