Want to make contacts and get your hear rate up? Lace up those trainers and pull on your trackpants: “Sweatworking” is a growing trend. Here’s how to turn working out into an opportunity to fill up your Rolodex.
(Illustrations: Graham Roumieu)
Step 1: Google “sweatwork” + your city, and sign up for a group spin, run or yoga class
Step 2: Train, at least a little, in advance. You don’t want to pull a muscle in front of a prospect
Step 3: Get into the workout. It’s easier to talk to strangers when your endorphins are rushing
Step 4: Chat up fellow fit folk before you hit the showers: naked handshakes are way weird