February 8, 2017

Five Awesome Bro Activities

Need some ideas on activites to do with your Bros? Check 'em out here!

Social norms that dominate modern society are much different from the ones that were considered a standard three or four decades ago. Here are some amusing activities for better bonding between male friends. After reading this piece, you’ll get great ideas for some cool things that you can do with your bros.

"Do you even lift, Bro?"

1. Sharing gym activities

As bros get older, they find it harder to find time to go out and have fun like they used to. Some of your buddies got married and have family obligations, while others work too much. Since it’s obvious that massive gatherings aren’t always feasible, turn to less ambitious, but equally fulfilling activities. For example, going to the gym with a buddy is a great option for many reasons. Firstly, you and your bro will inspire each other to persevere and reap the benefits of physical exercise. Secondly, working out in the gym has certain social benefits. You might meet some new people and expand your network of friends.

Finally, there’s always some time after the training session to sit down and talk over your daily affairs.


2. Watching Sports!

Although modern bros are way much different from their fathers (and grandfathers), some old-school habits have stood the test of time. That way, watching a football, hockey or basketball game remains one of the most fun things you can do with your bros. Sports provoke strong emotions in men, which can bring them closer together, Bro!

Aside from using BRO to find a buddy to watch the game with, you should think about creating a Facebook group/event for such occasions. You can make a schedule of games you’d like to watch monthly. Just add your pals to the group and have a great time rooting for your favorite teams.

Surfs Up, Dude!

3. Weekend Road Tripping

The theme of best friends having some me-time (or, in this case, us-time) on the road has been exploited many times in pop culture (just think of On the Road novel and movie). And you know why? Because it’s simply awesome. So, gas up the car and hit the road as often as you can. Of course, if you and your friends work, use every free weekend to spend more quality time with them. For instance, you could go fishing or camping, to feel that sense of bonding in nature, just like when you were teenagers.

What might be a fun prelude to these trips is restoring a vintage car and turning it into a special road-tripping beauty

How about a BroBQ?

4. Lazy barbecue afternoons

There’s nothing more delicious than throwing a barbecue party once in a while. The greatest advantage of this form of bonding is that you don’t need too many prerequisites for it. As a matter of fact, you only need a barbecue, charcoal barbecue. Moreover, this is a great choice for grill picnics outside the city. Also, you can bring it to your road trips.

"I Love You, Man!"

5. Beer and coffee meet-ups

Today people often seem to need a special occasion to meet. While the tempo of modern life is often hectic, you should leave a few time slots in a week or a fortnight for your pals. It’s both a natural need and a social necessity. Going for a beer after work or a coffee on a Saturday morning is a great way to keep in touch with your friends and have some fun. It’s surprising how many things adults can talk over a cup of coffee or some beers.

We live in a great time for male friendships - and guys can hang out without any restrictions. More importantly, it doesn’t matter who is straight and who is gay anymore. Men simply spend time together with their bros because it makes them feel better! We hope our ideas will help you make better social connections and strengthen the old. 

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Peter Minkoff is a lifestyle writer for TheGayUk and HighStreetGent magazine from UK. He worked as a freelance writer for local newspapers before blogging. Follow Peter on Twitter for more fun tips for men!

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