How to get past the awkwardness of reaching out to new people.
Workout partners can help you stay committed to fitness and have fun. Here’s what you need to know to form an active relationship that gets results.
As we abandon group activities in an attempt to regain time and productivity, we may be risking the loss of a powerful support system - one that’s critical to both our health and happiness.
You’ve heard by now that you can “catch” obesity from your friends, family — even distant acquaintances. But you may have missed the flip side of that story: Good health and fitness are catching, too.
Many Americans rely on friends, neighbors and coworkers for the support that family members once offered. Even if your own family is close-knit, you may benefit from cultivating a family-like circle of friends.
Looking to improve the palatability of your fitness routine? Maybe you need a side of social interaction — and a standing date for dinner.
The social equivalent of soul food, cozy home gatherings and small-group entertainments are drawing us closer - to simple pleasures and to each other.