The annual American Fitness Index is well-intentioned but conflicting metrics dilute its focus.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released their sixth annual American Fitness Index (AFI) which “evaluates the infrastructure, community assets and policies that encourage healthy and fit lifestyles in the 50 most populous metro areas in the United States.”
I’m going [...]
October! The most special month of the year for every baseball fan. The World Series determines the best baseball team, but did you ever wonder which place can lay claim to the best baseball city?
We wondered too, and thought about what it means to be a great baseball town. We decided it’s more than [...]
This July was the hottest on record in the U.S. and 2012 is on track to be our hottest year ever. You better believe Americans are cranking the A/C and heading for the swimming holes.
But when it comes to my “cool cities” study, I’m talking about the other kind of cool. The sunglasses, Levi’s [...]
The results of our newest study were released today on the CBS show, Sunday Morning. Louisville, KY earned the top spot of Most Sleepless City, and Honolulu residents got the best rest in our study of insomnia. (see the video clip on CBS)
Our new study ranks the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, home [...]