Tinder for Exercise: The Case for Workout Partners

By James Hamblin, www.theatlantic.com/
September 11, 2015 10:44 am Last Updated: September 11, 2015 11:01 am

Working out with someone you perceive to be “better” than you has been found to lead to 200 percent increases in intensity and time spent exercising. That’s not to mention the health benefits of social connection. In this episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, senior editor James Hamblin and heavyweight boxer Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller use one of several new exercise-partnering services to test the psychology of conscious workout coupling.

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