Fitbit Names Duluth No. 1 Fittest City in America

DULUTH, Minn. – Fitbit has named Duluth, Minnesota as the fittest city in America.

After looking at aggregated user data such as daily steps, active minutes, resting heart rate, and sleep duration, from more than 10 million Fitbit users nationwide, Fitbit names the top 20 fittest cities in America.

The top 20:

  1. Duluth, Minn.
  2. Appleton, Wis.
  3. Eau Claire, Wis.
  4. Boulder, Colo.
  5. Bellingham, Wash.
  6. Madison, Wis.
  7. Billings, Mont.
  8. Rochester, Minn.
  9. Spokane, Wash.
  10. Eugene, Ore.
  11. Green Bay, Wis.
  12. Denver, Colo.
  13. Portland, Ore.
  14. Sioux Falls, S.D.
  15. Lincoln, Neb.
  16. Syracuse, N.Y.
  17. Rochester, N.Y.
  18. Grand Rapids, Mich.
  19. Janesville, Wis.
  20. Minneapolis, Minn.

Many Duluthians are not surprised that Duluth ranked well .

“We just have like, all the best possible places to be active. With all the trails we have for running and biking and hiking, and we got rivers and the lake and bike paths. Like I always tell people, the only thing we don’t have is altitude here. If we were at 5,000 feet, this place would be over crowded,” said Jarrow Wahman, co-owner of Austin Jarrow.

Fitbit reports that Duluth held the number two spot for sleep with an average length of 7 hours and 6 minutes per night and held the third spot for both average daily steps at 8,174 and daily active minutes with 20.6 per day.

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