5 Best Exercises to Lose Weight Along with Your Gym Partner

Are you already feeling bored of your routine workouts? Even the rock music in the gym is not motivating you anymore? Do not worry and don’t think of quitting. We bring you a simple solution- A Gym/workout Partner

Why do you need a Gym Partner?

There are many reasons why you might need a gym partner after those long hours spent in the gym doing slow movement exercises and running out of motivation.
Reasons are:

  • Having a workout partner means no more skipping of workouts
  • Gives you an edge over difficult workouts
  • You are better able to complete the last few reps of each workout
  • You get a competitor and you feel more motivated and sincere towards your workouts.

5 Exercises that can be easily done with your Training Partner

Read about these 5 amazing exercises which can be performed easily with your friend.

1. Pass the ball

Pass the ball

This is a very easy workout requiring only a ball. You and your partner have to stand facing the backs of each other. One partner has to pass the ball turning to the right and the other one would turn also have to turn to receive the ball. This will be continued in both directions for a minimum of 10 to 15 minutes. It is an amazing workout which helps to burn belly fat.

2. High-Five Plank Combo

High-Five Plank Combo

This involves being in a plank position with the feet together and hands being under the shoulder while facing your partner. Gently lift your right hand off the floor and give your partner a high five who will also do the same action as you. Repeat the same with the other hand. Repeat the exercise for 2 minutes. High-Five Plank Combo is not only fun but it is one of the best exercises for the core of the body.

3. Sit-ups Pass ball

Sit-ups Pass ball

This workout involves facing each other with the knees bent and the feet flat facing the floor. One partner holds the ball and extends his/her arm and gives the ball to the other partner while performing a sit-up. While the other partner is receiving the ball, he/she slightly extends the ball over the head and taps it to the ground before giving back the ball to the other partner. It is amusing to perform this exercise. However, the only precaution required is that the back should be always straight. It is a very good workout to reduce the belly fat.

4. Side Plank with Rotation and Clap

Side Plank with Rotation and Clap

This workout involves performing a side-plank by each partner facing each back to back. One partner supports the entire weight on the right hand with the hips lifted and feet extending to the back. The other partner B takes the same position in the left side supporting the entire weight on the left hand and extending the right hand up. This will form a “T” shape when both partners’ hands will join. Then, return to straight position with hips straight and tapping hands together overhead. This exercise is to be repeated 8 to 12 times while switching sides.

5. Jump Squat and Clap

Jump Squat and Clap

Each partner stands side by side with feet facing the opposite direction. Perform a squat at the same time; whilst squatting jump up extending the arms and clapping. Again squat back landing slowly. Repeat this exercise for 8 to 12 times while switching sides. This workout is perfect for the lower body part.