HEALTH

D.C. ranked fittest city in the nation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJLA) - Washington, D.C. was recently ranked the fittest city in the nation on the American Fitness Index, a report by the American College of Sports Medicine.

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The report uses factors such as a city's "walkability" and how many people use public transportation, as well as personal health indicators and community and environmental indicators.

D.C. received a score of 77.3 out of a possible 100 points.

Rounding out the top five, falling just below D.C. on the list, were Minneapolis-St. Paul, Portland, Denver and San Francisco.

At the bottom of the top 50 cities were Memphis, Louisville and Oklahoma City.

See the full list and report online.

 

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