Is Your Social Circle Harmful Or Helpful?

When working toward fitness goals, one important factor many overlook is the impact your friends and family have on your success.

Your social circle does play an important role in your success! It’s important to surround yourself with people who share similar goals, but this doesn’t always happen easily.

How friends or family can (unknowingly) hold you back from reaching your goals

If you’re in a social circle that goes out a lot—eating out, drinking, etc., those friends may not be supportive when you’re ready to call it a night for that early-morning workout you have planned. It can be easy to get talked into staying out later than you wanted. Plus, they may not be concerned about the calories of the food and drinks that are flowing—and therefore, not onboard when you try to make healthier choices.

There can be other problems if you’re married or in a relationship. If you’re on a fitness journey without your partner, this can sometimes cause friction. When you’re getting fit and healthy, it can often cause resentment. But this really has nothing to do with you! It’s almost always about them—their level of happiness and contentment, and possibly guilt for not taking care of their own health.

This is no reason not to take care of your health though, and we’re here to help!

Workout with others for the best results

Working out with someone else or in a motivational group—rather than solo exercising—is an increasingly preferred form of exercise. One study found
that 95% of those who started a fitness program with friends completed the program.

That’s why we always offer FREE personal training for the spouse or the significant other of our clients. We offer this because we know how important it is to your long-term success.

Or, our Outlaw FitCamp classes will help you become part of a group of like-minded people. Our FitCamp group fitness classes are fun and supportive.

Either of these options will help ensure that you have the family or social support you need to succeed!

Don’t go at it alone!

It can be hard on your fitness goals if your social circle isn’t supportive.

We are committed to helping you find the support you need which is why our group fitness classes are fun and motivational. You will find support here in reaching your goals – your success is our success! So don’t go at it alone!

972.355.2639 • | Locations: Flower Mound • Little Elm • Hickory Creek • McKinney • Plano • Keller • Fort Worth

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