It's a lot of pressure to live in Colorado.

Everywhere I go, I'm forced to see dog walkers, hikers, bikers, skiers, runners, swimmers, mountain climbers and various other people in athletic gear performing some sort of healthy activity. These are the kinds of people that make a person—namely one who may or may not be more apt to stay at home watching television and eating a variety of junk food—feel bad about themselves if they don't partake.

Not surprisingly (at least to me), Colorado residents scored the highest on the physical health index, according to the annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released this week—a ranking that's partially a result of the state having the lowest percentage of obese residents in the country. Colorado is also ranked No. 2 overall as the state where residents report the best sense of overall well-being behind only Hawaii.

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