Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles
Fifty state parks, abundant farms, and the Blue Ridge Mountains combine to make Georgia a natural wellness haven. Outdoor recreations are within minutes of any Georgia location, calling to active lifestyles that thrive in hiking, swimming, and biking. A warm climate year-round means that fitness activities are easy to accomplish, and a relaxed, southern energy cultivates healthy mental wellness.
Interesting things to know about Georgia:
- Georgia is home to Indian Springs, one of the oldest state parks in the nation.
- The state is a top producer of peaches, pecans, and blueberries, all with amazing health benefits.
- Farmland accounts for almost 30% of the state, promoting natural food choices.
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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