Chicago deemed 15th fittest U.S. city

Chicago was recently named the 15th fittest U.S. city by a recent American College of Sports Medicine report.
Chicago was recently named the 15th fittest U.S. city by a recent American College of Sports Medicine report.

Chicago was recently named the 15th fittest U.S. city by the American College of Sports Medicine’s seventh annual report measuring fitness/health levels in the 50 largest U.S. cities. Chicago made a big move up from 27th in the 2013 report. According to the Chicago Sun-Times:

“Chicago comes in at number 15 in the American College of Sports Medicine’s seventh annual report measuring the fitness/health levels in the 50 largest U.S. cities.

Now 15th might not sound like something you want to brag about on a T-shirt, but consider this: in 2013, Chicago ranked 27th. Both Cleveland and Buffalo were in front of us.

What we’re doing right as individuals is we’re exercising more, smoking less, walking more and taking public transportation more. We’re eating more fruit and trying to get in our veggies, although we come up a bit short on both.”

[Read more in the Chicago Sun-Times]

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