A couple that sweats together, stays together.
"The gym is a great place for a couple to get to know each other and put their compatibility to the test," says Michael Bronco, who owns Bronco's Gym in Madison, NJ with his wife, Holly. Michael and Holly have been married for 17 years and credit the length and quality of their relationship to the hours they've logged exercising together. "It definitely strips down some layers--you get to see each other sweating, to know each other in a different light," says Holly. Couples also gain insight on where each partner places health on their list of priorities. (Read: 5 Ways to Prevent Relationship Weight Gain)
But the gym isn't the only place you can give your love life some oomph. Skip the tired dinner-and-a-movie routine and try one of these active dates instead.
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