The Washington DC metro area was named the fittest in the country in the seventh annual American Fitness Index data report MinneapolisSt Paul had earned the top honor the past three years Photo by Thinkstock

The Washington, DC, metro area was named the fittest in the country in the seventh annual American Fitness Index data report. Minneapolis-St. Paul had earned the top honor the past three years. (Photo by Thinkstock.)

Washington, DC, Named Fittest Metro Area in the U.S.

The metro area of the nation's capital earned the top honor in the seventh annual American Fitness Index data report released by the American College of Sports Medicine.

Move over, Minneapolis-St. Paul: There's a new fittest metropolitan area in the United States.

This year's crown goes to Washington, DC, which is making news lately as its city council attempts to affix a sales tax to fitness club memberships. The top metro area honor is a result of the seventh annual

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