6 reasons why hitting the gym can improve your dating life

Yes, working out can bring your dating mojo back...and it's not just the hot body, your sex life too.

Health Health & Fitness Simon Elstad

This article was published on January 27th, 2021

Physical fitness is part and parcel of everyday life because of its importance to healthy living. It improves your physical health, reduces cardiovascular disease risks, and improves your mental health. Everyone is pretty much obsessed with being fit and getting those good looks.

But have you ever thought for a second about how hitting the gym could work magic for your dating life and relationships? Yes, it is not just beneficial to your health.

Working out can change how your crush or potential partner sees you based on different aspects. Signing up for a gym membership could potentially end your struggles of securing a date.

Going to the gym frequently is a show of commitment to something meaningful. It helps you capitalize on your social skills besides profoundly impacting your confidence levels.

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Here now are six reasons why hitting the gym can improve your dating and love life:

1. Boosts self-confidence

Working out does wonders for your self-confidence. Beyond the muscle gains and sleek looks, it gives you the feeling of being fit and finally appreciating your body. You no longer have to wear baggy clothes or send pics from eons ago on dating apps because you find it difficult to accept the way you look.

Confidence in a man is sexy. Perhaps one of the sexiest things. By hitting the gym, you get in tune with your body, enhancing your confidence, and by extension, your confidence.

A boost in confidence comes with an increase in one’s attraction factor. You can walk to a guy and quickly secure a date!

2. Improves your looks

We all want to look good when dating, right? Physical attraction plays a critical role in the dating arena. Looking good comes with working out. You can call it the icing on the cake(s). And cakes are a hot commodity.

Hitting the gym improves your shape, structure and posture. It transforms your looks, making you more appealing in the long run. Heck, you may not have that sexy Hollywood look, but keeping that body shape will undoubtedly help you score a date with your crush.

3. Shows commitment

In an age where millennials fear commitment to anything, working out sets you apart. It requires sacrifice, patience, and discipline to make any gains in the gym.

Showing up day after day and subjecting your body to pain and discomfort shows a potential partner that you have the courage, determination and will to stick through things. You can stick and commit to a relationship.

The sheer determination to overcome any fitness obstacles implies to you are not a quitter and are ready to tackle any of life’s challenges.

4. It does wonders to your sex life!

Hitting the gym stirs up your sex life. Locker room sex aside, working out produces testosterone, a growth hormone linked to higher sex drive.

Higher T-levels increase your endurance and stamina in bed. You can go all night, baby.

So, lift those heavy weights and perform compound exercises like squats to tone your butt and power that extra mile between the sheets.

5. Improves your social life

If you find yourself suffering from social anxiety, joining a local gym could be your solution. Signing up for that yoga or kickboxing class opens up a whole new world. You end up meeting new people with whom you share common interests and forge fascinating relationships. Being in their presence alone can enhance your social skills.

Even if you do not get to score a date with your crush, you’ll find solace in the fact that you are in a better position to socialize with new people.

6. Makes you goal-oriented

Whether you want to cut weight, gain muscle, or simply maintain your current shape, you always walk into the gym with a definite fitness goal. You continually strive to achieve the set goal regardless of the circumstances.

Such an attitude comes in handy in your dating life too. You have a clear direction and purpose in your potential relationship.

Get To It

Next time you hit the gym, look at the bigger picture. There is more to that yoga class or lifting weights daily to keep fit. See how it can benefit your well-being and improve your dating life. It may not necessarily lead you to the love of your life, but it can help you step up your dating game.

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