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No Gym Buddy? No Problem: Virtual Workout Buddy can motivate your exercise routine

Can’t find a gym buddy? Don’t sweat it — new research shows that even a virtual exercise partner might boost your motivation to exercise.

Researchers found that women who biked alone experienced a decline in motivation over time, whereas those partnered with a virtual friend had no decrease in motivation.

Additionally, women without partners biked for an average of 11 minutes, while women with virtual partners biked for 20 minutes. Women who cycled in a group and also had a virtual friend biked for 22 minutes.
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Dr. Diana RoqueDr. Diana Roque has been practicing medicine in the Tampa Bay area for 15 years. During that time she developed an overwhelming interest in women’s health and preventative medicine. She saw patients struggle daily with preventable conditions like diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Dr. Roque decided it was time to make a difference in the lives of the women she treated and created Divine Weight Loss as a solution to the problem she witnessed on a daily basis.View all posts by Dr. Diana Roque