Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles
Located predominantly in the Great Basin, Nevada is home to rolling deserts lands, mountain ranges with thick forests, and major rivers. Lake Tahoe, Death Valley National Park, and Red Rock Canyon are some of the most popular geographic destinations in Nevada, and each has a personality that calls upon recreational activities. Mountain biking, paddle boarding, caving, and running are only a handful of activities that Nevada adds to a fitness routine.
Interesting things to know about Nevada:
- Nevada is the driest state in the country.
- Nevada has more mountain ranges than any other state.
- Over 40 Million tourists visit Las Vegas, Nevada, each year.
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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