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American College of Sports Medicine

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Minnesota obesity epidemic? New study says half of us on track to be really fat by 2030

    The Twin Cities may be among the most healthy metros in the country, but a new study concludes Minnesota is on pace to be really fat in the not-so-distant future.Get ready to suck in your gut: A new study by the Trust for American's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds that at the current ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Minnesota is the least miserable state, according to Bloomberg

    SEE ALSO:-- Minnesota is the state of the future, Gallup says-- MSP is the healthiest metro in country, says American College of Sports Medicine-- Minneapolis is the least stressful city in the country, new study findsMinnesota is the least miserable state, and Bloomberg has the numbers to back it u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Minnesota is the state of the future, Gallup says

    SEE ALSO- Minnesotans have third-highest well-being, Gallup finds- Minnesota is fat, but not compared to the rest of the fat United States- MSP is the healthiest metro in country, says American College of Sports MedicineIn 50 years, we'll be hanging with robots, flying our cars, and... living in Min ... More >>

  • News

    May 23, 2012

    Bike Wars: Portland beats Minneapolis

    But we're still healthy and sober

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    MSP is the healthiest metro in country, says American College of Sports Medicine

    Twin Citians defended our championship as the most healthy and fit metro in the land, says the American College of Sports Medicine in its 2012 American Fitness Index.Researchers examined dozens of "personal" and "community" health indicators, including diet, exercise, smoking, chronic disease rates, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Minnesota keeps getting fatter

    WikimediaJucy Lucy, hearty eating.​Bad news for anyone who crowed about the Twin Cities' spring ranking as the American College of Sports Medicine's fittest city in America. Minnesota has ballooned in the last 16 years, going from a 14.6% obese population in 1995 to 25.3% today, according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Twin Cities are fittest in America

    Lake of the Isles runners plow through Snowmageddon.​The day the blizzard deflated the Metrodome, there were runners slogging their way around Lake of the Isles. The day the tornado ripped through north Minneapolis, there were cyclists zipping along the Greenway. Is it any wonder we took the ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2011

    Khalid El-Amin won't quit

    "Doughboy" makes for unlikely basketball star

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Minneapolis-St. Paul ranked 3rd fittest city in America

    Despite being the home of the Jucy Lucy, we're still pretty fit​In all of the United States, only No. 1-ranked Washington, D.C., and No. 2 Boston, Mass., are fitter than the Twin Cities. The rest are flabby, flabbier, flabbiest (we're looking at you, Oklahoma City). That's what the American C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Twin Cities second fittest metro in the nation

    We're fit, but my gosh don't we know it.

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