Don’t get dinner, get active: 5 Valentine’s date ideas to get your blood pumping

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Forget candles and wine. How about serving up some exercise together for Valentine’s Day?

When you’re happy, your body releases feel-good hormones, similar to the ones we get in exercise. And if you’re doing an exercise that you both enjoy, you’ll have double those feelings from both the physical activity and from being with your partner,” says Natalie Toman, health promotion lead for ParticipACTION, a non-profit focused on healthy, active living. 

Need ideas? Here are five ways Toman suggests that couples get active together this Valentine’s.


Want more ideas? Check out the ParticipACTION site or download the ParticipACTION app for inspiration.