Photos: America's ten fittest cities -- and where Denver finishes

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Number 4: Boston
Boston, which has more pedestrian commuters than most comparably populated cities, is known as The Walking City. The capital of Massachusetts also has some of the highest rates of bicycle commuting, in part because of the Boston Hubway, a bike-sharing program throughout Metro Boston. When Bostonians aren't rooting for their favorite sports teams, they're likely walking the Freedom Trail or jogging around the Charles River.
Number 3: San Diego
San Diego's ideal climate, 70 miles of coastline and diverse terrain encourages year-round fitness opportunities. It's the perfect place for outdoor recreation, from surfing and paddle boarding to hiking and biking. All that exercise may help San Diegans fend off diabetes.
Continue to keep counting down America's ten fittest cities.
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