Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles
Bordering four of five Great Lakes, Michigan is a state abundant in wilderness and water recreations. As a top travel destination for outdoor adventure, Michigan encourages active lifestyle choices from its beaches, endless outdoor trails, national parks, and gardens. Gym culture is becoming more prevalent across Michigan’s larger cities as locations open up to aid in energetic fitness routines. Michigan’s primary industry is agriculture, building an environment for organic food choices and farmer’s markets that make healthy living easy.
Interesting things to know about Michigan:
- Michigan has the longest freshwater coastline in the world.
- Traverse City is the tart cherry capital of the world, a fruit beneficial for weight loss.
- Michigan is the only state to touch so many of the Great Lakes.
The percentage of adults who report excessive drinking. Heavy drinking is linked to higher blood pressure, poorer liver function, increased stroke risk and larger waistlines.
The percentage of adults who report lack of physical activity.
The percentage of adults who report a BMI — or body mass index — above 30%. Higher BMI may be an indicator of greater risk to physical health.
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