Special Report

50 Cities Getting the Most Exercise

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5. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 85.6%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 13.5 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 93.7%
> Adult obesity rate: 18.2%
> Population: 275,897

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4. Fort Collins, Colorado
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 86.8%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 16.2 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 93.9%
> Adult obesity rate: 17.8%
> Population: 343,976

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3. Corvallis, Oregon
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 88.9%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 13.4 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 79.1%
> Adult obesity rate: 24.4%
> Population: 90,951

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2. Santa Fe, New Mexico
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 89.0%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 12.1 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 76.3%
> Adult obesity rate: 13.5%
> Population: 148,750

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1. Boulder, Colorado
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 90.0%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 21.7 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 96.8%
> Adult obesity rate: 13.8%
> Population: 322,514