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
The American Fitness Index scores the country’s 100 largest cities (based on population) on 34 indicators of health. These indicators are broken into two categories:… Read more
Moving to a new city in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic could have made for a difficult transition. Without the typical options of going… Read more
Active transportation has important environmental, health and economic benefits. Promoting active modes of transportation including walking, cycling and wheelchair or stroller rolling, can increase physical… Read more
Over the last century, the human lifespan has undergone dramatic changes. At the start of the 20th century, the average lifespan at birth for women… Read more