Where and how does one find a good workout partner?

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    Jul 17, 2009 3:42 PM GMT
    I have been looking in DC (Results/WSC) and have met waaay too many flakes and fakes. I have tried the requisite web sites and Craig's List without much success. Some guys seem to think it a safe cover for cheating on their BF and are really looking for a hookup. Two others said that they wanted me to "motivate them" to get into better shape. Right, for this purpose one hires a trainer. And if one cannot motivate oneself to workout, you might as well not bother.

    Anyway, comments and suggestions welcome.
  • MikemikeMike

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    Jul 17, 2009 4:52 PM GMT
    Post a sign in your gym.
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    Jul 17, 2009 7:23 PM GMT
    I was tempted to put out a CL platonic ad to find a workout buddy. But I already knew what type of people/responses I would get.

    But then I really thought about it and I realized that I don't need a workout buddy. I just need an occasional spotter. And I can get that any time.

    If you're really looking for a workout partner, look around your gym and find a guy that has a similar body and gym experience as you do. Break the ice, strike up a conversation, and get a feel for how serious he is about working out. If he sounds legit, then see if he would be interested in working out together.