Wednesday, 27 June 2012

American College Of Sports Medicine-Environmental Support-Physical Activity-American Fitness

Cities' efforts to make exercise easier pays off

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness is often a combination of personal choice and environmental support, experts say, and a ranking of the 50 healthiest U.S. cities seems to reinforce the theory. High rates of physical activity helped to propel Minneapolis-St. Paul to the top of the list of the American College Of Sports Medicine's 2012 American Fitness Index (AFI) for the second year in a row, while raised obesity levels and smoking pushed Oklahoma City to the bottom. "When I say Minneapolis ranked No. ... read more..

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