Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles
Known as America in Miniature, Maryland is a small state that houses every terrain found across the country. The natural abundance makes it a welcome spot for healthy lifestyles and building variety into fitness routines. Rolling mountains, wooded trails, lakes, and oceans collide for those that crave natural landscapes to build a fitness culture. Urban cities bring modern fitness to the state with an influx of cycling and yoga studios, farm-to-table restaurants, and state of the art gyms.
Interesting things to know about Maryland:
- Annapolis, Maryland, is known as the sailing capital of the world.
- Lacrosse is the official team sport of the state.
- Maryland has a remarkably high population of residents aged 100+.
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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