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DC Named America's Fittest City -- Again



    DC Named America's Fittest City -- Again
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    Congratulations, Washington, D.C.! For the third year in a row, the District has been named America's fittest city. 

    D.C.'s healthy food options, low levels of asthma and heart disease, and numerous bike paths and parks put it in the top spot, according to an annual ranking by the American College of Sports Medicine, 

    Minneapolis, Minnesota, took second place for the second year in a row while Denver jumped three spots to number three. 

    Here's how some U.S. cities rank:

    Top 10

    1. Washington, D.C.
    2. Minneapolis, Minnesota
    3. Denver, Colorado
    4. Portland, Oregon
    5. San Francisco, California
    6. Seattle, Washington
    7. Boston, Massachusetts
    8. Salt Lake City, Utah
    9. Hartford Connecticut
    10. San Diego, California

    Bottom 10

       40. Houston, Texas
       41. Las Vegas, Nevada
       42. Detroit, Michigan
       43. Orlando, Florida
       44. Birmingham, Alabama
       45. San Antonio, Texas
       46. Nashville, Tennessee
       47. Memphis, Tennessee
       48. Louisville, Kentucky
       49. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
       50. Indianapolis, Indiana

    Read the full report here.