By H. Alan Scott | Newsweek
Each year the American College of Sports Medicine releases its American Fitness Index (AFI), which rank cities on dozens of factors, from how much park space is available to how often residents go to the gym. These scores offer a glimpse into the healthiest and unhealthiest cities in the U.S.
Arizona State University professor Barbara Ainsworth, chair of the AFI board, told Newsweek. “Health is not just a matter of personal responsibility; the spaces where we live, work, and play have an impact on our health and our ability to lead physically active lifestyles.”
Each city was scored in three general areas: