The 24/7 Wall St. research squad set out to learn which city in each state shows evidence of the least amount of physical exercise activity during leisure time, which in turn, strongly correlates to obesity and other health issues.
24/7 Wall St. researchers Evan Comen, Michael B. Sauter, Sam Stebbins and Thomas C. Frohlich analyzed the level of physical activity in each metro area in all 50 states. We reviewed the percentage of adults in every metro area who report engaging in no physical activity during their leisure time, with data from County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Obesity rate and days feeling physically unhealthy over a 30-day period also came from County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. Educational attainment, median household income, and population data came from the American Community Survey.
Here is their heat map of the "laziest city" in every state.