Are you an introverted exerciser or an extroverted exerciser?
We all know what introverts and extroverts are like, right?
Extroverts are like:
And introverts are like:
And then there’s me who’s like:
But does that affect the way we exercise? I think yes!
If you’re an introvert it means you get your strength and energy from alone time, while extroverts get their strength and energy from people time. And since strength and energy are a huge part of exercising, it only seems natural that one would have an affect on the other.
This is a 2-part psychology series, the first being the introverted list, while next week, it’s the extroverted list.
Get psyched, psych fans.
Top 8 Signs You’re an Introverted Exerciser
8. Your general theory on gyms is that they are for exercising your muscles, not your mouth.
7. If someone spots you awkwardly using a weight machine, and they take it upon themselves to give you friendly pointers, you take it upon yourself to call security.
6. Even though you attend exercise classes, the most interaction anyone has ever gotten out of you is an “oh sorry” after you accidentally hit them with your mat.
5. Any big organized group exercise activity for adults that has the general tagline of “Come join! Get fit! Make friends!” makes you sleepy.
4. Your ideal tennis partner is yourself.
3. When a group of your friends are getting together to do some form of exercise, you decline by claiming you “have other plans,” and then you secretly do a workout on your own.
2. When someone asks if you want to start running together you panic and tell them you just quit running.
1. Most people work out as a way to de-stress and bond with people after a day of work, while you work out as a way to de-stress after a day of being around people.
Are you more introverted or extroverted?
Does it affect the way you work out?