Men?s Fitness.com has ranked the top 10 fattest cities in America.
1.) Miami, FL
? Despite wide availability of local running and biking trails Miami residents are 35 percent less likely than average to jog or cycle.
? Ice cream shops are 141 percent more popular in Miami than average.
? Mayor Manuel A. Diaz participates in fewer fitness-related public events than most mayors.
2.) Oklahoma City, OK
? Oklahoma City residents received a bottom score in fruit and vegetable consumption, with only 17 percent eating the recommended five or more servings per day.
? Oklahoma City residents are 28 percent less likely to participate in fitness walking than average, the 2nd lowest overall participation rate among cities in our survey.
? Basketball courts are practically nonexistent here, among the fewest per capita in our survey. There’s just one court here for every 12,162 residents; the national average is one court per 6,909 people.
3.) San Antonio, TX
? Just 12 percent of San Antonio residents have a health club membership. That’s 31 percent less than average, and the 2nd lowest rate in our survey.
? Just 2 percent of San Antonio residents have a home gym. That’s 57 percent less than average, and the 2nd lowest rate in our survey.
? According to the CDC, 28 percent of residents in the San Antonio area are clinically obese.
4.) Las Vegas, NV
? Fast food, widely implicated as a contributor to obesity, is more common in Las Vegas than most places in our survey. In a per capita comparison there are 68 percent more fast-food joints here than average.
? Las Vegas has 106 percent more pizza places per capita than the average among cities in our survey.
? Las Vegas has 69 municipal parks, among the fewest of any city on a per capita basis, according to our exclusive survey of municipal park departments.
5.) New York, NY
? The local commute is much more oppressive than in most cities ? 54 percent more oppressive than average, leaving less time to exercise and prepare healthy meals.
? Our survey has found 87 percent fewer sporting-goods stores in New York than average an indicator of an inactive populace.
? New York has one pool for every 135,648 residents ? 207 percent fewer than average in our survey.
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