Will Pilates Increase Your Chance of a Date?

Lady on stool doing Pilates

Including the word ‘Pilates’ in your online dating profile dramatically boosts your odds of finding a date, according to a new study. A survey of 7,000 members of the dating site, Zoosk found that mentioning the word Pilates in your dating bio boosts the number of potential matches attracted to you by up to 160 per cent.

Exercise is Good For You

The survey also pointed out that other exercise regimes such as kick-boxing, Zumba and yoga could set you up with a date.

65% of online daters said that regularly exercising was important in a potential partner, with Pilates being considered the ‘sexiest’ workout.


If your interests lie in eating rather than exercise, the research has also revealed the food that you should always include in your dating profile – guacamole.

You can read the whole piece here on the Independent Website.