2019 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 2019 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

ACSM American Fitness Index and Anthem Foundation

Partnership Between American Fitness Index and Anthem Foundation is Twelve Years Strong

The Anthem Foundation is embedded in communities across the country where it supports programs that build awareness about the importance of active lifestyles and healthy… Read more

Changes in the 2019 ACSM American Fitness Index: What Impact Will They Have?

Since the creation of the ACSM American Fitness Index®, the data team constantly looks for ways to improve the rankings. Also, as data sources change… Read more

From 50 to 100: Lessons Learned from the Expansion of the American Fitness Index

Two criticisms of the first decade of the ACSM American Fitness Index®and its annual report were that it was limited to only the 50 most… Read more

American Fitness Index: 10+ Years of Improving Community Health

The American College of Sports Medicine launched the American Fitness Index (Fitness Index) in 2008. The Fitness Index ranks the 100 largest cities in the… Read more

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