Patients often tell me they wish they had a friend to exercise with, but with crazy schedules it just never pans out. Here, learn creative ways to leverage the power of friendship to get more physically active. On your next weight-loss attempt, ditch the fad diet and instead try to get by with a little help from your friends. It’s easier than you think!
1. Work buddy. Ask friends at work to walk during lunch or an afternoon break. If you have a gym at your work, see if anyone wants to workout with you before or after work. If you see people already doing these things, ask if you can join them.