What do you find attractive in the opposite sex? Good looks? Charm? Wit? A new survey has revealed the hobbies we take up could seal the deal when it comes to finding a partner. Here are the top 10 most appealing pastimes.
The study revealed that nearly half of men and just over two-thirds
of women would be more likely to find someone desirable if they had a
number of different hobbies, as it made them seem more exciting and
See which ones made it into the top 10.
It probably won't come as a
surprise to you ladies that men rated dancing as the most attractive
hobby for a woman to have. A whopping 89% of those questioned said that
they'd be more interested in ladies who knew their fancy footwork. Time
to get your groove on, girls!
Yoga closely followed dancing as the
second most attractive hobby that a woman can take up. Surely nothing to
do with the flexibility involved, eh lads?
In at number three was swimming - good for your general health, keeping toned and also appealing to men, so it would seem.
It's a bit of an old-fashioned
cliche, but women who can cook are still attractive to the opposite sex.
Well over half (62%) of men questioned said that being a dab hand in
the kitchen makes a woman more appealing.
Pole dancing has become a
popular activity in recent years and not just with women. Nearly half of
all the men who took part in the study said that they find the hobby
appealing in the opposite sex.
Maybe it has something to do with
David Beckham's rise to fame, the WAG lifestyle or perhaps it's just the
sight of men in shorts, but football is the hobby that women find most
appealing. A whopping 91% of the ladies questioned said that a man with
soccer skills would be in with a chance.
Surfer dudes also proved popular
with the ladies - 83% of those questioned claimed they would give a guy
with a surfboard a second look.
If you're not an adrenaline
junkie then fear not, lads! Three-quarters of women said that
photography was a good hobby for men to have.
In at number four for the
lads was rock climbing - clearly some women like their men to be daring
(not to mention flexing their muscles in tight clothing!).
More good news for the dare devils out there - 47% of women said they liked adrenaline junkies who were into whitewater rafting.