At the end of the day, the other person understands how you think, eat, and invest time into you wellness, so it makes things slightly easier in the long run.
Dating a fellow gym rat is great, but if you do so at your home gym, tread lightly. In some cases, these situations can lead to fairy tale endings, but not always.
For those who choose to walk the fine line of dating someone at the same gym, then below are four tips to help you navigate a possibly sticky situation. Is it shallow to only want to date someone who also works out. For example, discuss what could happen, and how no one wants to impact their ability to attend the gym.
A post shared by Jon Call jujimufu on Feb 10, at Beware of Coaching Each Other There are two possible scenarios that can accompany this point. This is great and can be very effective, but only if the person who knows less can separate themselves from the relationship in the gym setting and be coachable.
Otherwise, they may interpret the coaching as a subtle jab. Second, both members involved are on the same playing field, as in they both know the same amount about working out. This is the action plan you make based off all of the disclosed details. Do you attend the gym at the same time? Another important point to consider in your action plan is the mutual connections. If these parties are close friends and your relationship is public knowledge, then they should be briefed on the details as well.
Ideally, your action plan should be catered to how you handle a breakup, and seeing that person often after the fact. Jul 22, at If you and your gym crush end up hitting it off, then use the gym to your advantage. You probably connected because you both were enjoying the process of reaching goals separately — keep enjoying and supporting that process together. Challenge each other, push each other, try to beat one another in workouts, have fun, but most importantly support one another.
Wrapping Up Dating someone who works out at your gym could be the best and worst thing to happen. The last thing anyone wants is to not feel comfortable at a place that facilitates their passion. A gym romance is entirely possible, and can be a great thing, but tread lightly and have a plan if things take a turn for the worst.
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