Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles
Idaho may be known best for its potatoes, but its untouched wilderness areas and nature reserves make it a hotspot for active lifestyles. Idaho has over 4 million acres of recreational land, from lakes and rivers to soaring mountains and valleys. It cultivates healthy lifestyles through the sheer number of outdoor recreations, fitness establishments, and mindfulness retreats available. The Idaho Fitness Festival welcomes fitness lovers across the U.S. to become healthier as a connected community.
Interesting things to know about Idaho:
- Hells Canyon in Idaho is the deepest river gorge in North America at almost 8,000 feet deep.
- Idaho is a major producer of lentils and known as the Lentil Capital of the World.
- St. Joe River is the world’s highest navigable river and has some of the best spots for outdoor recreation.
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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Twin Falls, ID
Idaho Falls, ID
Boise City, ID
Post Falls, ID
Garden City, ID
Coeur D'Alene, ID
Mountain Home, ID
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.