Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade's Workout Is Major Goals
When it comes to teamwork, look no further than actress Gabrielle Union and former pro basketball player Dwyane Wade for inspiration. The dynamic duo is killing it when it comes to their relationship and family. They're also complete goals when it comes to working out.
Based on a recent video the actress posted on IG, Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade's workout is something you'll want to watch and replicate for major motivation. So grab your workout buddy, and read on to learn more about the couple's workout you'll be obsessed with. And next, check out The 6 Best Exercises for Strong and Toned Arms in 2022, Trainer Says.
The couple's workout includes dumbbell chest presses and stability ball crunches
Gabrielle Union, with 20.1M followers on Instagram, recently posted a video showing the couple doing some serious cardio and strength exercises at the gym. She captioned the post with, "I be up in the gym, workin on my @fitonapp fitness, he's my witness!" The post received over 1.9 million views and 151K likes. Wade even dropped a comment on the video, writing, "Met Gala count down (laughing/crying emoji)."
The celebs are working out to Afrospace's "Workout featuring Zozo, Animal, Redeye, and DeejayAbby," and can be seen performing treadmill exercises, leg presses, stability ball crunches, and dumbbell chest presses. They also get in some moves using suspension straps and resistance bands. Union rocks trendy muted chartreuse-colored athletic gear and a white sports watch.
Union and Wade are strong in the gym and in their marriage
The couple is major goals at the gym and in their marriage. Union and Wade tied the knot eight years ago. For their 7th anniversary, Union posted a pic and video montage on Instagram, captioning it with, "Ain't No Stoppin Us Now. 7 years and a lifetime to go. My best friend, the coolest homie, mentor and inspiration, my love, my husband. I <3 you @dwaynewade Happy Anniversary baby. #WeAllWeGot."
Research says when couples exercise together, they're more successful
It's clear Union and Wade are on to something! In fact, according to the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, so many people find it hard to maintain a successful fitness regimen. Studies reveal that when couples exercise together, they are more successful. Not only does the habit benefit your workout routine, but exercising together is a positive influence on day-to-day life experiences. Co-author of the study, Judith Gere, explains (via The Wall Street Journal), "It's easier to get yourself to work out if you have a partner to motivate you and keep you accountable."
Partner workouts are the name of the game, and there are plenty you can explore
According to WSJ, Samantha Campbell, owner of Deep Relief Peak Performance Athletic Training Center in Maui, Hawaii is all about partner workouts. She and her spouse, Neil Turpin, have performed strength-building exercises you may like to try out with your significant other. After all, couples who exercise together are more inclined to stay with their consistent fitness plan.
Campbell suggests jumping rope or running in place while incorporating some high knees for extra cardio. Do this for 30 to 60 seconds in between the following exercises: partner planks, couch elbow boxing, strap side lunges, back twist pass, dead bug pillow toss, and one-leg balance broomstick switch.