Commitments at work, busy schedules or simply a different rhythm of life.

In many partnerships, the time together is often neglected.

Among other things, shared leisure time forms the basis of a happy relationship.

This can also include sport.

Couples who sweat together often get to know their partner from a completely new perspective.

But is it really a good idea to lift weights with your significant other or go jogging around the lake?

Prof. Dr.

Jens Kleinert sees this as a great opportunity.

The head of the department for health and social psychology at the German Sport University Cologne (DSHS) explains how it works with the joint training.

Read here what to talk about before your workout.


 Prof. Kleinert, there are couples who have problems with subliminal pressure or excessive expectations.

What do you advise them?