Can’t seem to bring yourself to hit the gym? Grab some time with a friend to skip leg day guilt-free!
Yes, that’s right. One study reports that strong social ties can be even better for your health than exercise.1 (But we aren’t recommending you quit your gym habit – Grab your girl/guy to multiply the health rewards!)
Developing strong friendships and spending time with your pals can boost your health in many ways. People with great friends may:
Reaping the benefits of friendship doesn’t have to be difficult. Everyday conversations with friends can be more meaningful than a momentous event, according to a Harvard Business School study.1
Thank your BFF(s) for the health boost – tag them in the comments below.