Fittestfattest Cities In The United States

01.14.09 | FL News Team

Men's Fitness magazine has released its annual survey of the fittest cities in America. Apparently, Salt Lake City is the country's fittest burg. The magazine cited its numerous parks, athletic residents and low obesity rates. They even report playing more beach volleyball than their south Florida cousins. 

In contrast, Miami ranks as America's "fattest" city. Despite miles of running and bike trails, not to mention all those long stretches of shoreline, many Miamians aren't getting outside enough.

The magazine looked at such factors as the number of overweight residents, the rate of TV viewing, and how many fast-food joints to determine fat versus fit. Of the top ten fit cities, eight are in the west. Of the top ten "fat" cities, eight are in the south.