'Sweatworking’ is the way to network while you work out — would you try it?
In the wise words of Elle Woods, “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy!” Ever since we saw Elle Woods sweating it out on the treadmill while getting her work done, we have always aspired to multi-task while breaking a sweat. So, in the name of Ms. Woods herself, would you give “sweatworking” a try?
“Sweatworking” is a new trend that combines fitness and networking. Say goodbye to meeting up for drinks and conversation, say hello to spin classes and green smoothies. If you’re wondering how to become a sweatworking pro, Brit + Co. has you covered. They spoke with Didi Wong, a workplace expert, wellness coach, and yogi to discuss five ways to sweatwork like a pro!
1. Be approachable.
Sweatworking is all about connecting with people. Wong says:
2. Start genuine conversation.
Talking about your spin class is the perfect start! Wong says:
3. Wear clothes that give you confidence.
If you’re sweatworking, leave your T-shirts from high school at home. Wong says:
4. Compliment like you mean it.
Wong reminds us that it’s super easy to compliment someone and suggests you do it often and sincerely.
5. Stay focused on your workout.
Evey if you’re sweatworking, you should still get a good workout in. Wong says:
All right, ladies — go out there and start sweatworking!