The American Fitness Index for 2018 puts Arlington, VA as the fittest city in the US.
During the "Weekend Update" during the finale of Saturday Night Live, the hosts poked fun at Louisiana even though we aren't on the bottom of this list in 2018.

On the American Fitness Index, here are some area cities and how they ranked:

Dallas is at #31
New Orleans comes in at #45
Houston is at #60
Baton Rouge checks in at #67

The Fitness Index ranks cities based on health behaviors, health outcomes, community infrastructure, and local policies that support a physically active lifestyle.

Cities can also get advice from Fitness Index experts on ways they can make their city one of the healthiest cities in America. The plan focuses on strategies to improve health and encourage more residents to increase physical activity.