Top 10 Cities for Keeping New Year's Resolutions
Ranked one of the healthiest cities in the country by several media outlets, Fort Collins, CO is a place to achieve your fitness goals. The city has the country's lowest percentage (16.5 percent) of obese residents and one of the highest percentages (60.3 percent) of residents who frequently exercise, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. That's positive peer pressure.
Opportunities to burn calories surround Fort Collins. Residents have their pick of almost every outdoor activity there is. The list of exercise and recreation options in Fort Collins includes hiking and biking, fishing, golfing, skiing, horseback riding, swimming, rock climbing, kayaking and canoeing. There are also more than 70 fitness centers and clubs in or within a short drive of the city, according to Yelp.com.
Oh, and since no one is going to pay you to work out, you'll be happy to know the job market in Fort Collins is stable. The Milken Institute recently ranked the Fort Collins-Loveland metro area No. 3 for economic performance, citing strong job growth. The city has attracted many high-tech firms. See more great things to do in Fort Collins, CO.
Resolutions to Keep Here:
- Lose weight
- Stop smoking
- Eat better
- Learn something new
- Find a new job
- Watch less TV