19: Adam Bornstein Advises Couples on Health and Fitness

Join us as Adam Bornstein shares his expertise on creating a fulfilling and successful relationship. In this episode, Adam gives relationship advice on health and fitness with your partner.

About Adam Bornstein

Adam Bornstein is a New York Times best-selling author, and an award-winning fitness and nutrition journalist and editor. Named “one of the most influential people in health”, Bornstein is the CEO and founder of Born Fitness. Previously, he was the editorial director for LIVESTRONG.COM and the fitness editor for Men’s Health magazine.

Bornstein has articles featured in publications such as The New York Times, ESPN the Magazine, Forbes, and Fast Company. He also is a contributor to SHAPE and has a monthly column in Men’s Fitness magazine called “Learn It.” Bornstein has appeared on Good Morning America, The Early Show, and E!

Daily Tip

Always tell your partner you love them, and they look great. It helps motivate and takes the pressure off your partner and makes it easier for them to workout and be healthy.

Relationship Resource

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman

Tips for Engaged Couples or Newlyweds

Make it a challenge and do it together. Accountability and consistency are the two biggest things that separate a successful weight loss or fitness plan from one that isn’t. Reward each other. If you go to the gym three times a week, share a special date night. The support you share, especially since you are both working towards something together, will be invaluable and it’s fun.

If You Could Give Only One Piece of Advice…

Listen. We often spend so much time trying to make our significant other happy. We try to search for answers instead of just listening. You don’t have to be there to solve everything, just be there to listen.

Interview Links

Adam offers couples fitness plans here: http://www.bornfitness.com/fit-together/

Born Fitness

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