We Are Stronger Together

June 26, 2017

It's all about the three C's: Cross-training, Colleagues and Camaraderie. 

 

 

 

Picture this... 

You just spent your day cooped up at a desk, working on projects with deadlines that are coming faster than the 5K you have been training for. You find yourself lacking the motivation to spend the next hour on a long boring run, feeling like there are more important, pressing matters holding you back. 

 

Or...

 

You spent your day at that same desk, with those same deadlines... but after work, you were joining your colleagues to attend a bootcamp provided at your corporate headquarters. You'll be spending the next hour taking your mind off of work, to get fit while  building stronger relationships with co-workers.

 

Which would you choose?

 

 

Not convinced yet? Here's 5 reasons why you should be:

 

Yes. You. Can... 

Motivation is key.

By creating a group of like minded individuals, all striving to reach the same goal, motivation will follow. Accountability will increase, along with healthy competition and attendance rates. This motivation to work with colleagues during a workout can directly translate to improving teamwork in the workplace. 

 

Feel good, look good...

Love what you do, love how you feel.

Working out and cross-training with friends can have you feeling great, and burning more calories?! That's right... In a female-only study, women who exercise with a friend burn 236 calories on average, while women who workout alone only burn about 195 calories. 

 

Stretch your mind, and your limbs...

Cross-training reduces injury while increasing comradery.

Injury prevention is one of the most raved about benefits of cross-training. When your training is focused aroun