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When working out together doesn’t work out

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Talking with a fitness coach can help. 1866 833-7690 workhealthlife.com


A couple exercisingHaving a workout partner can be a lot of fun: they can push you to your limits and provide motivation. Other times, it’s not so great: they create pitfalls in workout partnerships. Here are some situations when working out doesn’t work out, and how to deal with them.

1. You are at different fitness levels. A person who has been lifting weights long-term or who has a few marathons under their belt is not well-matched with someone who has never lifted weights or ran before.

  • It becomes monotonous to remove and replace the plates on a bar when there is a significant difference in strength.
  • It’s discouraging when you are
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The zen guide to dealing with an ex

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couple looking away from each otherRunning into your ex-partner at the grocery store or movie theatre can make you feel very anxious, especially if their partner is with them. This is true even if you’re newly separated or if you signed the divorce papers months ago. Unfortunately, there will be many times when you will need to deal with each other because of your shared relationships with your kids, friends and family members. These encounters could take place on joyous occasions such as graduations and weddings, or at mournful events like funerals. Regardless of the circumstances, it is important that you learn to let go of your ex so that you can move on with …

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Communication styles: Understanding gender differences

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Communication Styles: Understanding Gender DifferencesMen Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus – you might not know the book, but if you’ve ever communicated with someone of the opposite sex, you instinctively get what the title means. Understanding typical gender differences in conversation will help you communicate more effectively – even if speaking with someone from another planet!

Our ideas about gender differences in communication styles are constantly evolving and are shaped by circumstance. For example, my brother grew up with three sisters and was, therefore, influenced by a culture of females. On the other hand, my husband grew up with brothers and sisters and lived in a diverse neighbourhood. His communication style was so flexible, he was a chameleon when it came …

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