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Facebook's Fittest Cities

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Jul 22, 2013

With warmer temperatures, looser schedules and longer hours of sunlight, summer is a great time to ramp up your fitness regimen or try a new activity. Millions of people use Facebook to keep tabs on their fitness goals and stay motivated with the help of friends and family. Here's a look at some of the most active cities in the U.S. according to activity on Facebook.

Ranking of the fittest cities is based on fitness-related mentions, check-ins and use of fitness apps over a period of three months in U.S. cities with at least 200,000 Facebook users. Other fitness denominations are based on mentions of specified activities over three months. “The Adventurous City” and “The Weight Loss City” were determined by having the most instances of "started a new sport" and "lost weight" life events, respectively.

To find ways to achieve fitness goals using Facebook, check out the Get Fit with Facebook Guide.

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