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Old 01-15-2009, 01:20 PM
 
Location: Omaha
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According to Men's Fitness Magazine, here are Americas top Fittest/Fattest cities.

The Fittest and Fattest Cities in America 2009 - Men's Fitness
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Old 01-15-2009, 01:32 PM
 
Location: Earth at the moment
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Well, do these include cities with bicycling? Cause it would be interesting to know the rankings on the top 10 biggest bicycling cities are...

Very interesting, thanks!
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Old 01-15-2009, 02:36 PM
 
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I find it odd that Chicago is the 13th fattest but Milwaukee is the 11th fittest.
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Old 01-15-2009, 02:50 PM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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Another list making no sense. Miami as the fattest city?? Maybe I missed that on my visits.
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Old 01-15-2009, 02:57 PM
 
Location: Omaha
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I knew everyone would think this list made no sense, as did I.

It lists Omaha as #9. One reason for Omaha's good rating was our likelyhood to participate in beach volleyball. Can anyone point me the way to a beach around here?

I think the only accurate way to make a list like this would be having the census employees gather individuals weights and apply them to pounds per capita. Maybe thats just me??
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Old 01-15-2009, 02:59 PM
 
Location: West Coast
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You guys should see the methodology of how they rank these. They are BS.
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Old 01-15-2009, 03:01 PM
 
Location: West Coast
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I find it odd that Chicago is the 13th fattest but Milwaukee is the 11th fittest.
Yeah, and people joke about the Milwaukee Tumor (beer belly) and how Wisconsin is very fat. Now all of a sudden MKE is one of the fittest cities? Then San Jose, San Diego, LA, and Miami are fat cities? WTF?
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Old 01-15-2009, 03:04 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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It makes no sense how some cities that are named the fittest cities in previous years, fairly recent too, then somehow make the fattest list this year. Do they really think the habits of people in those cities changed so drastically over just a few short years?
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Old 01-15-2009, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Houston Texas
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Yeah, and people joke about the Milwaukee Tumor (beer belly) and how Wisconsin is very fat. Now all of a sudden MKE is one of the fittest cities? Then San Jose, San Diego, LA, and Miami are fat cities? WTF?
Your surprised that LA, Miami are on the fat list??? Those cities are NOT what you see on the TV media. I see way more fit people in Houston than I ever saw in those 2 cities.
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Old 01-15-2009, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Arlington, VA and Washington, DC
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According to Men's Fitness Magazine, here are Americas top Fittest/Fattest cities.

The Fittest and Fattest Cities in America 2009 - Men's Fitness
one thing i found interesting about Louisville's story

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Locals are 89 percent less likely than average to surf, the 3rd lowest participation rate in our survey.
There aint no ocean near Louisville, duh!!!!
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