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20 Active Date Ideas

20 Active Date Ideas

By Jennipher Walters, Certified Personal Trainer

When most of us think of date night, we usually imagine dinner and a movie. While that can be relaxing, it's not exactly the healthiest way to spend time with someone you love (or the best way to get to know someone you recently met). Not to mention that dinner at a restaurant can make eating healthy just a little more challenging.

Instead of your usual dinner and a movie, switch things up! Check out these fun and active date ideas that are perfect for spending quality time together.

Calories burned estimates based on a 150-pound woman. Men and people who weight more will burn more calories.
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Why not spend your date night giving back to your community? Whether it's working in a local soup kitchen, helping a senior who needs extra help cleaning his yard, or building a house for Habitat for Humanity, you can turn your date into an active time that does some good.

Calories burned: Depending on the volunteer experience, you'll torch between 200 and 400 calories in an hour.