29 May '12, 5pm

Twin Cities Area Rated Healthiest in U.S via @runnersworld

By Scott Douglas The Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area is the fittest large metropolitan area in the U.S., according to a new rating by the American College of Sports Medicine . This is the second consecutive year the Twin Cities have topped the rankings. The rankings look at health and fitness in the 50 most populous metro areas in the U.S. Factors that go into the rankings include preventive health behaviors, levels of chronic disease conditions, health care access and community resources and policies that support physical activity. Minneapolis-St. Paul scored highest because of lowe rates of chronic diseases and an excellent bike and pedestrian infrastructure. After the Twin Cities, the other top five cities in order were Washington, D.C.; Boston, Mass.; San Francisco, Calif.; and Hartford, Conn. Oklahoma City, Okla., ranked last among the 50 most populous metro ar...

Full article: http://news.runnersworld.com/2012/05/29/twin-cities-area-...

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