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This Is the Best City in America for Staying Active

So eat all the deep-dish pizza you want, Chicagoans
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 3, 2018 10:40 AM CST
An Active Lifestyle Is Hardest in These Cities
People run on treadmills during a fitness challenge in Miami.   (Jos? A. Iglesias/El Nuevo Herald via AP)

(Newser) – If your New Year's resolution involves getting active, your location could play a role in your success. WalletHub reviewed sports facilities, outdoor activities, fitness club fees, and other metrics in the 100 most populated US cities and found getting active is a piece of cake in some areas, much harder in others. The best and worst cities for a physically active population:

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Best:

  1. Chicago
  2. Portland, Ore.
  3. San Francisco
  4. San Diego
  5. Seattle

Worst:

  1. Hialeah, Fla.
  2. North Las Vegas, Nev.
  3. Irving, Texas
  4. Bakersfield, Calif.
  5. Newark, NJ
Click for more rankings, or see the cities with the best job prospects. (Read more physical activity stories.)

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