Despite My Best Efforts, Cincinnati Named Ohio’s Fittest City

Cincinnati.com – Cincinnati is the most fit city in Ohio and in the top 30 in the United States according to the newest American Fitness Index Ranking.

The rankings are done by the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem, Inc. The Fitness Index evaluated America’s 100 largest cities using 33 health behaviors, chronic diseases and community infrastructure indicators.

Cincinnati snagged No. 29, which is 20 spots higher than the next closest Ohio city. 

No, that’s not a typo – it says “fittest”. I know, I had to double check the article myself. I’ve been doing everything in my power so far in 2018 to keep Cincinnati out of the rankings, but maybe I just didn’t try hard enough. I’ve been doing nothing but eating Skyline cheese coneys since we rang in the new year (I’m already halfway to my goal of 400 for the year, no big deal #ConeyWatch2018 #MacsConeyChallenge). I even quit my workout plan after one trip to the gym in mid-January. What else could I have done to keep this from happening?  Continue reading

Jefe’s 25 Beers ‘til Christmas: Day 25

Welcome to the twenty-fifth day of Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas it has been a blast sampling all these holiday beers. All of you are enjoying/ stressing about running around to family Christmas here and family Christmas there. Chances are you spent all your money buying way too many gifts and I will be the first to tell you craft beer can be expensive. If you want to try this countdown for yourself buying individual beers is definitely the way to go. So let’s wrap this up in proper fashion and go with rating a must have beer for this holiday season. I will be rating the last holiday classic like all of the others on a 1 to 5 scale.

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Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas: Day 24

Welcome to the twenty-fourth day of Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas today I sample a beer out of Lexington Kentucky. I don’t know about you, but when I think Kentucky two things come to mind for me: where’s the bourbon and god I can’t wait to leave Kentucky. I will let you know if I can add visiting West Sixth Brewing to that list, by rating their take on Christmas Ale on a 1 to 5 scale.

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Jefe’s 25 Beers ‘til Christmas: Day 23

Welcome to the twenty-third day of Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas today I try a beer from a brewery I have never heard of before. I will be rating it on a 1 to 5 scale. Let’s see if Texas knows how to make a good holiday beer.

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Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas: Day 22

Welcome to the twenty-second day of Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas, today I give the worst city with baseball’s best fans a chance to redeem themselves for just being all around horrible people. I will do this by rating a St. Louis based breweries take on Christmas Ale on a 1 to 5 scale. Continue reading

Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas: Day 21

Welcome to the twenty-first day of Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas today I am trying my last beer from the Samuel Adams seasonal pack I purchased. I will be rating this beer an a 1 to 5 scale. I have really enjoyed the seasonal pack from Samuel Adams so far, I hope this last beer is as good as the rest.

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Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas: Day 20

Welcome to the twentieth day of Jefe’s 25 Beers ’til Christmas we are just fives days away from the big day. Today I will give Akron a chance to make up for giving the world Mr. Subtweet. This beer better knock my socks off with how I already feel about having to WITNESS the career of Akron’s most famous try hard. I will be rating this beer on a 1-5 scale. I hope it doesn’t suck.

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