According to the 2017 ACSM American Fitness Index, the top 10 fittest cities in the U.S. are: Minneapolis, MN Washington, DC San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA San Jose, CA Boston, MA Denver, CO Portland, OR Salt Lake City, UT San Diego, CA Share this infographic and the Fitness Index with your local leaders to start a conversation on making your city a healthier place for all residents.
Check out our handy infographic with all the top data for the American Fitness Index 2016 results. Includes the top ten fittest metropolitan areas plus some interesting city-specific facts.
Many communities develop programs and events as part of its strategic plan for improving residents health, but a more sustainable approach to gain traction is known as “Policy, Systems and Environmental Change” (PSE). The major difference between PSE compared to traditional approaches such as events and programs is that the PSE approach is aimed at long-term, sustainable and ongoing behavioral change. The reason PSE is useful for improving health in a community is because encouraging people to live healthier lives isn’t just about changing individual behaviors and creating good habits. Communities need to be places that encourage and promote healthy…
Check out our handy infographic with all the top data for the American Fitness Index 2015 results. Includes the top ten fittest metropolitan areas plus some interesting city-specific facts. (Click infographic to open pdf version.)