Let’s talk accountability partners.

 

Studies show who you surround yourself with affects your lifestyle choices more than you know.

 

According to a recent large-scale study having a friend who is obese increases your risk of obesity by 57% and having a spouse who is obese increases your risk by 37%.

 

Why? Habits rub off on each other. It’s much easier to skip a workout when you want to spend time at home with a loved one or order the pizza regularly if someone else is always asking.

 

Ensuring you have a circle of people next to you who are a positive influence is KEY.

 

I enjoy working out and eating healthy, it makes me feel good.

 

Do I have a treat once in a while? Absolutely.

 

Recently my wife and I decided we were going to cut alcohol for a month. She mentioned she was going to do it so I jumped on board. Don’t get me wrong, we love our wine but it was becoming a habit and part of our routine to have a glass almost every night.

 

Because we both are doing it, it’s much easier to not be tempted to open a good bottle of wine that’s sitting in our wine cooler.

 

Is your significant other on board with the lifestyle choices you want? Are you a positive influence on the people around you?

 

You are the average of the 5 people you hang out with the most. Choose wisely.

 

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