Happy, fit and on-the-go — this region tops the lists.
Greater MSP leads the country in health, fitness and overall activity, according to a range of surveys and rankings including Men’s Health Magazine, the American College of Sports Medicine, and Forbes, among others.
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Pick your passion and get moving.
Biking, sailing, golfing, skiing and even relaxing — Greater MSP residents have a huge range of outdoor activities available from season to season. Combine these active lifestyles with short commutes, low unemployment, and better access to healthcare, and it all adds up to Forbes’ declaration that Greater MSP is the least stressful of any major metropolitan city.
With the nation’s largest park system, a chain of five city lakes and nearly a dozen downtown farmer’s markets, the area has lead the country in health and fitness for two years in a row. The region also has over 1,100 miles of dedicated off- and on-street bikeways — that’s enough to pedal from Minneapolis-Saint Paul to New York City!
Here’s to your health.
Minnesota ranks sixth in United Health Foundation’s annual listing of the healthiest states, and its hospitals routinely score among the best and safest in the nation. In Investopedia.com’s recent ranking of the top U.S. cities in healthcare performance, Minneapolis ranked No. 3 and St. Paul took the top spot.