The June issue of Men’s Health magazine ranks the Top 100 least-active cities based on how often residents exercise, the number of households that watched 15 hours of cable television each week and bought more than 11 video games a year, and other factors. The article is called, “Where Sit Happens” and the city scored the worst is Lexington, Ky. Ranking well, Atlanta scored as one of the Top 10 Most Active Cities.
Working out is popular in Atlanta from bicycling to walking, running or just going to the gym. We are a fit city. Additionally, home buyers shopping for Atlanta real estate often seek home gyms or Atlanta Communities with access to green space for walking, biking or running.
Acadia Homes and Neighborhoods is building The Reserve at City Park. This townhome community is tucked away off 26th Street just off Peachtree Road in a quiet neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of the city. And for those who love to walk, jog or run it is adjacent to Ardmore Park, PATH Trails and the Atlanta BeltLine Corridor – a 22-mile loop that connects lots of intown neighborhoods.
Having a gym in your house can definitely help you to stick to your fitness goals. From a place in the living room to do p90x, to a macked out room with an elliptical machine or treadmill, having a place to stay fit in your home can make it much simpler. You don’t have to drive anywhere, you won’t worry what others are thinking and the shower is just down the hall when your gym is incorporated into your Atlanta real estate.
Here are the most active cities and their grades:
10 Minneapolis, MN A-
9 Denver, CO A-
8 Atlanta, GA A-
7 Portland, ME A-
6 Reno, NV A-
5 Salt Lake City, UT A-
4 Washington, DC A
3 Oakland, CA A
2 San Francisco, CA A+
1 Seattle, WA A+
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