Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles
Farms, artisan foods, and mountainous terrains make Vermont a rich space for active lifestyles. Vermont is located in the northeast and experiences the full range of seasons. Summer lovers will enjoy long days in Lake Champlain, exploring in boats or paddle boards. Winter lovers will find joy in the snow-covered Green Mountains and national parks for cross country skiing and snowboarding. Vermont’s health care also ranks among the top in the nation.
Interesting things to know about Vermont:
- Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the country.
- Vermont has the highest number of dairy cows in the United States.
- The majority of Vermont’s population lives in rural settings over urban settings, making country life quite common.
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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St. Albans, VT
South Burlington, VT
Essex Junction, VT
St. Johnsbury, VT
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.