You know you've got a keeper when your date is game to split pretty much any food your heart desires.
But love is not built on squid pad thai alone. In fact, there's a reason Olivia Newton-John crowed about the virtues of getting physical -- outdoorsy, sporty dates can be kind of a turn on. Get your heart racing in more ways than one with these healthier alternatives to the dinner-and-a-movie date routine. 1.
Bring a badminton set along on a picnic. You'll burn at least 10 calories from laughing at the word shuttlecock. 2.
Hit a mini-golf course. 3.
Go on a "gallery hop" of cool art exhibitions. (Bonus: They often have free wine at these things. Oh wait, we're trying to be healthy. Carry on.)4.
Play handball on a free public court. Remind him this does not guarantee other "hand" activities later on.Click here for nine more quirky ways to set the mood ... 5.
Go inline skating on the streets of a neighboring town you've never explored before.6.
Walk local scenic bridges or boardwalks together. 7.
Wander through a park of roses or botanical garden.8.
Take a paddle-ball set and kite to the beach. 9.
Go strawberry or blueberry picking 10.
Use free public kayaks to tour a city river or rent a rowboat or canoe on a local lake.11.
Have a water balloon fight. White T-shirts optional.12.
Hit balls at batting cages or a driving range.13.
Bike to brunch, then tour some cycling paths.14.
Play the game that sounds like a taboo sex move: Frolf
Get other couples together for a cookout and game of Ultimate.
What's the most off-beat date you've ever been on? Tell us in the comments!