Fit Louisville

2015

Greater Louisville Health Guide is a directory and resource guide to health providers and services in Louisville, Kentucky. Includes listings of area doctors and dentists, hospitals, nursing homes and emergency care.

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4 F I T 2 0 1 5 - 2 0 1 6 Louisville's Health & Fitness Stats 17,196 runners and walkers (about 60 percent from Louisville) completed the Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon in April 2014. 102 places to work out in Louisville, including CrossFit gyms, yoga studios, 24-hour ftness centers and boot camps. 567 people enrolled in stop-smoking classes at the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health & Wellness last year. 402 people contacted the department's "Quit Line" for help with smoking cessation. Figures for your fgure. 25 Jefferson County public schools have on-site gardens, where the types of produce grown include tomatoes, broccoli and squash. 8.9 miles of paved loops and 16 miles of natural surface trails for walking, running and biking in the Olmsted parks (Algonquin, Seneca, Cherokee, Iroquois and Shawnee). 26 percent of Louisvillians consume at least fve servings of fruits and vegetables per day, according to the Healthy Louisville 2020 Tracker. 31.37 miles of dedicated bike lanes and 35.26 miles of "sharrows" (bike lanes shared with cars) on local streets. 108 participants in YMCA Louisville's citywide weight- loss challenge lost a total of 498.9 pounds last year. (Those stubborn 1.1 pounds kept them from 500!) 3,315,798 combined minutes of "brain breaks" (short bursts of physical activ- ity) JCPS students took during classes last year. 83 percent of Louisvillians have health insurance and 89.7 percent have a primary healthcare provider. 77.6 The average life expenctancy for Louisvillians. The national average is 78.7 FIT 38 percent that Rainbow Blossom's sales of fresh produce were up in 2014. Popular items were bananas, apples and avocados.

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