You’ve heard it before: Some things are better together. Studies show working out with a partner has more benefits than hitting the weight rack or treadmill solo. Doing a workout with a friend, coworker, or significant other can increase accountability, keep spirits high, and even spur better results. (Bonus: It can also rev libido.1 ) With that in mind, here are 29 creative exercises that prove teamwork can make your workouts a lot more fun.
1. Partner Heel Taps
Partner A lies faceup, with Partner B standing at A’s head. A brings feet into table-top position (shins parallel to the ground). B holds both ends of the resistance band and with A’s help, carefully loops the band around A’s feet. Throughout the movement, B should be standing, core tight, knees slightly bent, arms holding the ends of the band. Once in position, A should contract core and slowly lower both heels toward the …