In the days of Facebook and the ease of online shopping, sometimes it can be a little difficult to step out from behind your computer and take the arduous trek to the mailbox, let alone the daunting and draining gym. But if you’ll take the time to hit pause on the Youtube video you’re watching again and actually venture out into the daylight, you’ll find that the gym has benefits you’ve never even considered.
Let’s get the obvious merit out of the way, shall we? Going to a gym can give you the slim and toned figure that you’ve craved ever since you saw Angelina Jolie glide across the red carpet. In addition to cardio machines galore, gyms offer things like weight machines that target specific areas of your body that free weights can’t tone. Whether you work with a fit personal trainer or you venture over to the complicated weight machines on your own, building your body up with weights can improve your muscle tone tremendously.
You know what else helps you tone your body? Stretching and flexibility. Most gyms provide areas to stretch and warm-up in prior to your work-out, and some gyms even offer dance and stretching classes. In addition to being a healthy habit that minimizes injuries, it’s also something that – for some strange reason – really impresses members of the opposite sex.
Speaking of, that’s one of the often overlooked perks of gyms: men. Men areeverywhere in gyms, and a lot of them look absolutely gorgeous. You’re almost guaranteed to make a love-connection while wearing your tight work-out clothes and strutting your hot stuff around the cardio floor, especially if you’re at the gym everyday.
Then – with all of the calories you’ve burned working out – enjoy some guilt-free Bare Mixers margaritas and relax!