Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles
Delaware, the second smallest state in the country, has miles of beautiful shoreline, large outdoor valley ranges, and optimal climates for an active lifestyle. 2,500 square miles create a calming environment that cultivates powerful mindfulness. A distinct Atlantic environment is perfect for the swimmers, boaters, and jet skiers who enjoy water sports as a form of fitness.
Interesting things to know about Delaware:
- Delaware is one of the most bike-friendly states.
- This is the only state in the country without any National Park units.
- The Delaware Byway Initiative connects hundreds of outdoor activities along six trails.
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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North Star, DE
Pike Creek, DE
Pike Creek Valley, DE
New Castle, DE
Wilmington Manor, DE
How Did We Determine the Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles?
We compiled our list of Best Cities for for Fit Lifestyle by looking at 11 key metrics backed by scientific research. Keep reading to find out which metrics we chose and how they affect slumber.