Washington, D.C. is No. 1, but all other cities in the top 15 are in non-Southern states.
“Health advocates and community leaders have come to expect the arrival of the American Fitness Index as an annual check-up regarding their community’s health and fitness levels,” said Walter Thompson chairman of the AFI Advisory Board in a release. “The AFI data report is a snapshot of the state of health in the community and an evaluation of the infrastructure, community assets and policies that encourage healthy and fit lifestyles.”
Here are the top 15 fittest cities as ranked by AFI:
1. Washington, D.C.
2. Minneapolis-St. Paul
5. San Francisco
6. San Jose, Calif.
8. San Diego
11. Salt Lake City