Photos: America's ten fittest cities -- and where Denver finishes
It's our first best-cities list of 2014! And the roster assembled by Sharecare.com -- "America's 10 Best Cities for Fitness 2014" -- seems custom-made for Denver.
Big photos below.
Did the Mile High City kick ass in a way that showed off its taut musculature? Damn right it did, even besting the community whose football team kicked the collective asses of the Denver Broncos in Sunday's Super Bowl. Look below to count down the top ten finishers, featuring photos and Sharecare.com text.
Austin rounds out our best cities for fitness list. This Texas town is home to Hippie Hollow Park on Lake Travis, a clothing-optional public park where residents can swim, kayak and hike, adding fuel to the unofficial city slogan "Keep Austin Weird." Austin also has more than 50 public pools as well as plenty of opportunities for rock climbing, swimming and exploring along the greenbelt. This active lifestyle could be why Austinites rank low for stress.Number 9:
Los Angeles is the fourth California city to make it on our best cities for fitness list. Residents here put a premium on staying in shape. They love the latest workout crazes, including SoulCycle, Pure Barre, HIIT, INSANITY and more. Plus L.A.'s 75 miles of coastline offer plenty of opportunities for beach running, surfing, kayaking and one of the latest trends, stand-up paddleboard yoga.Continue to keep counting down America's ten fittest cities.