Thursday, January 23, 2014
(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Twin Cities are being touted as the healthiest and fittest place in the country. The American College for Sports Medicine's latest American Fitness Index ranks Minneapolis and St. Paul number one, followed by Washington, DC, Boston, San Francisco, and Hartford, Connecticut. The Twin Cities area has more parks per square mile than any other major city in the country and twice as many farmers markets than the top ten-percent of American cities. Minneapolis and St. Paul are also second for the number of bicyclists per capita, with Portland, Oregon coming in at the top.