2020 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 2020 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.
City | Overall Rank | Personal Health Rank | Community Health Rank

What’s New

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Holiday Stress Buster | Physically Distanced Physical Activity

Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of Thanksgiving weekend? You are not alone. This winter will layer pandemic anxiety on top of holiday tension and cold… Read more

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Quit Smoking to Improve Your Health | Smoking Cessation Resources

Only 20  minutes after your last cigarette, your heart rate and blood pressure begin to drop. Within a few  days, the carbon monoxide level in… Read more

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October is Pedestrian Safety Month

The release of the 2020 American Fitness Index saw the average  pedestrian fatality rate across  the U.S.’s 100 largest cities grow from 2.2 deaths per… Read more

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Unhealthy Air Quality in the U.S. Pacific Northwest

As fires plague the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, residents in the area must be particularly cautious when spending time outdoors due to… Read more

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