Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles
Montana is the fourth largest state in the country and includes almost 30 million acres of public lands for exploration and adventure. Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and 40 other parklands welcome everything from camping, fishing, horseback riding, cycling, and more. Montana is one of eight Mountain States and is home to around 100 mountain ranges meant for experiencing firsthand. Over 12 million tourists flock to the state’s natural wonders and increase the active culture present in the state.
Interesting things to know about Montana:
- Montana is home to seven state forests and 53 state parks.
- The Yellowstone River is the longest free-flowing river in the continental UNited States.
- Montana is the only state to have a border with three Canadian provinces.
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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Columbia Falls, MT
Helena Valley West Central, MT
Great Falls, MT
Helena Valley Southeast, MT
Miles City, MT
Orchard Homes, MT
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.