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New Survey Ranks America’s 50 Fittest Cities: Is Yours One of Them?

By Emily Abbate
May 20, 2015

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So what's this according to? Outdoor physical exercise options as well as rates of smoking, obesity, and diabetic issues, says Walt Thompson, chair from the AFI advisory board along with a professor associated with kinesiology at Georgia State University. According to Thompson, the survey's made to be a "call to action" for areas to enhance their infrastructures so that they promote healthy lifestyles.

"The actual American Health and fitness Index is two things: a stride of how wholesome a city area is today, and a call to action for urban and suburban leaders to design infrastructures which promote active lifestyles and lead to good health final results," said Thompson. "The goal would be to provide communities and citizens with resources that help all of them assess, respond and achieve a much better, healthier life."

You can see the entire results of America'utes fittest areas right here. Feeling some new motivation to get moving? Get started with these Twenty-seven no-equipment exercises that you can do at home.

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