2021 Quick View

The ACSM American Fitness Index celebrates healthy, active lifestyles and encourages city leaders to make local changes to promote these behaviors. Explore the city comparison tool to see how your favorite city ranks.

Actively Moving America to Better Health

Roll over a city for quick stats on the 2021 ACSM American Fitness Index or click on a city to see its strengths and challenges. For a complete list of cities and the full rankings click here.
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What’s New

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The Cost of Mental Health: Seeking Community Solutions

Good mental health is effective functioning in daily activities resulting in good productivity (e.g., work, school), healthy relationships and the ability to cope with adversity.… Read more

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#EatingHealthy: Can Nutrition Apps Do the Job?

We’ve all seen the increase in the number of available apps to monitor lifestyle behaviors such as physical activity, sleep and stress. There is also… Read more

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Knowledge is Power: Wearable Heart Health Monitoring

February is heart month, and wearable devices are becoming a larger part of heart health promotion and cardiovascular care. Wearable devices incorporated into clothing or… Read more

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New Year, New You? Resources to Support an Active Lifestyle

If you’re among  the millions of Americans who want to start moving more in the new year, finding resources to exercise safely can be challenging.… Read more

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