SAN DIEGO NAMED FITTEST CITY IN AMERICA BY APARTMENT GUIDE

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March 8, 2013 (San Diego) – March marks the beginning of spring (as well as spring break!) and National Nutrition Month.  So Apartment Guide has issued its recommendations on the most fit places to live nationwide. The publication found that for many consumers—about 20 percent—the barrier to entry for getting fit isn’t due to lack dedication, but lack of disposable funds. With median income levels continuing to drop—8 percent since 2007—monthly gym memberships can be cost prohibitive. However, with so many apartment buildings featuring fitness centers (often gratis!), apartment dwellers are at an advantage here; there’s no excuse for passing on your workout! 

In honor of staying healthy and the inevitable rising hemline that follows the change in season, Apartment Guide has looked at their data to determine the top 10 fittest cities—and San Diego ranks number one.  

Apartment Guide looked at their data for the top cities with apartment listings that included fitness centers as well as OnBoard data around the top cities that commute to work by walking/biking, top cities for health clubs, and top cities for health food stores. 

Below is the full list of the top 10 fittest cities in the U.S.: 

1.       San Diego

2.       Los Angeles

3.       New York City

4.       Miami

5.       Atlanta

6.       Chicago

7.       Omaha

8.       Houston

9.       Las Vegas

10.     Phoenix