The Fittest & Sexiest Cities In America

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Do America's sexiest cities and fittest cities correlate?

Staying fit and looking good are two things many Americans put as high priorities in their lives. From gyms to beauty stores, there are a plethora of merchants that provide ways in which we can stay (or become more) attractive. And, while we already found out which cities in America were the fittest and sexiest, we wanted to know: Do America's sexiest cities and fittest cities correlate? Find out below.

The number one sexiest and fittest city in America is Chicago, IL, which came in at number one on our Sexiest Cities list and number two on our Fittest Cities list. A large part of the Chicago population is physically active — 22 percent above average to be exact. Not only do they work out often, they spend a lot when they sweat; Chicago residents shell out 83 percent above the national average on working out. People who live in the Windy City also spend a whopping 244 percent above average on their looks, meaning they shop often at cosmetic and fragrance stores, lingerie and hosiery stores, and nail and hair salons. And it's not only women who spend on perfume, lingere, and nail care: Chicago men like to treat their women, and even like to get man-icures themselves. All in all, Chicago residents certainly take pride in their appearance. Why Can't I Find A Relationship?

The next city that caught our eye was Dallas, TX. Ranking as our number one fittest city in America, Dallas ranked as the number 10 sexiest city. Keep in mind that while the number 10 may seem not-so-sexy at first glance, we examined the top 100 largest cities in the nation, which puts Dallas in the top ten percent. Dallas's population works out 24 percent above average, and Big D fitness fiends spend 139 percent above average on exercise. Those who tone up do it in style. Dallas's residents also spend 34 percent above average on looking sexy. Other top sexy cities in Texas: Austin came in at number two, Arlington was number eight, and Plano was number eleven. Plano, TX also came in at number five for Fittest Cities. Bottom line: people in Texas are lookin' good.

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