Fairfield Ranked Among 'Top 10 Places To Lose Weight'

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Fairfield's many outdoor recreation areas and fitness centers placed it among the Top 10 Cities to Lose Weight. Photo Credit: Greg Canuel (File)

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Fairfield is the second-best town in the U.S. for weight loss opportunities, according to The Fiscal Times.

Fairfield ranked No. 2 in the website’s list of “10 Best Cities to Lose Weight.” San Francisco was the only metro area to beat out Fairfield on a list that also included New York, Boston and Philadelphia.

The Fiscal Times based its rankings on each area’s access to health food, its ease of walking to biking to work, its number of fitness centers, its opportunities for outdoor activities and its availability of weight loss programs. Fairfield topped the rankings for number of gyms per capita. It also placed highly because of its shoreline and hiking trails, the article says.

See the full list at The Fiscal Times’ website.

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This is a great honor for Fairfield County....Two of the best clubs in the area are Edge Fitness Clubs.and BK Athletics at 85 Mill Plain Road in Fairfield...No excuses...everyone in the area should get fit and healthy in 2013. Next year, let's make it to the #1 position in this ranking