Seattle Makes the Top Healthiest, Fittest Cities in the US List

Seattle ranked # 8 on the list of the Top Healthiest, Fittest Cities in the U.S.

The American Fitness Index (AFI) report was released by the American College of Sports Medicine, which looked at preventive health behaviors, levels of chronic disease conditions, health care access and community resources and policies that support physical activity.

The top 10 healthiest cities, according to the 2011 AFI report:

1. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.
2. Washington, D.C.
3. Boston, Mass.
4. Portland, Ore.
5. Denver, Colo.
6. San Francisco, Calif.
7. Hartford, Conn.
8. Seattle, Wash.
9. Virginia Beach, Va.
10. Sacramento, Calif.