The people you hang out with affect your income, your success and your health.
And if you don't live in Washington D.C. or San Francisco or one of those other "Fittest Cities?" Try one of these strategies to improve the health of your own community, I bet other folks join you.
1. Rethink the bake sale. Though school lunches have gotten healthier over the last few years, foods sold in vending machines, at fundraisers and at school events like sports matches haven’t. Research has found that the unhealthy food available at these places contributes to childhood obesity. Offer to host a healthy-foods fundraiser (fruit kebabs, veggies and dip) or work with the parent group that runs food sales at events to find healthy alternatives. For more tips, click here.