10 best, worst cities for an active lifestyle 2018

Among the 100 largest cities in the U.S., Chicago is the best place to live for an active lifestyle, according to an analysis from WalletHub.

For the analysis, WalletHub researchers looked at 34 key indicators of an active lifestyle, including monthly fitness membership fees, the number of outdoor sporting facilities per capita and the rate of physically inactive adults.

Here are the 10 best cities for an active lifestyle for 2018, as named by WalletHub.

1. Chicago

2. Portland, Ore.

3. San Francisco

4. San Diego

5. Seattle

6. Madison, Wis.

7. New York City

8. Denver

9. Boise, Idaho

10. Minneapolis

Here are the 10 worst cities for an active lifestyle.

1. Jersey City, N.J.

2. Memphis, Tenn.

3. Garland, Texas

4. Laredo, Texas

5. Arlington, Texas

6. Newark, N.J.

7. Bakersfield, Calif.

8. Irving, Texas

9. North Las Vegas, Nev.

10. Hialeah, Fla.

To learn more about the metrics behind the analysis, click here.

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